Arena of Valor
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Content Rating: Teen
Build the ultimate team with your friends to crush your opponents in the most popular MOBA game! Explore and command a roster of over 39 fearless heroes, with roles including Tank, Assassin, Mage, Support, Warrior and Marksman. First Blood, Double Kill, Triple Kill and all the features MOBA fans know and love will be included. Discover and dominate all the gameplay modes, including 5v5, 3v3, 1v1, and a unique “Hook Wars” mode that will challenge your skills and prove your hero as a true champion!
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All in all, AoV is a game that you can jump into and spend time on if you’re looking for a mobile MOBA game that you’d like to sink your teeth into. AoV has the complete MOBA experience properly ported into the smartphone platform. The inclusion of the League game system does provide an interesting experience that you can’t get from the other games, but that’s not enough for someone who’s looking for a “meatier” MOBA game experience.
Ultimately, I’d say Arena of Valor is a great appetizer to the greater world of MOBA games. It’s definitely got to be one of the best mobile takes on the genre I’ve ever played, and there’s no doubt I’ll boot it up every so often on my Switch. As mentioned, I think having some friends to go in with would help out a lot, especially if you’d like to win.
Tencent is hoping Arena of Valor’s new console port will bring its eSports success on mobile to Nintendo Switch, and with a solid netcode, an accessible and enjoyable take on the MOBA template and a free-to-play model, there’s no reason it can’t achieve that goal in the months (and years) to come. While it does have a few technical issues at launch, they don't detract from the fact Nintendo Switch now has a proper MOBA to add to its library of supported genres.