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Arena of Valor

Rating Summary

Based on 5 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

100%

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Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchSep 25, 2018

Publisher: Tencent Games

Genres: Action, Strategy

Arena of Valor is a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game designed by the experts at Tencent Games for Nintendo Switch.

Explore and command a roster of over 35 fearless heroes, with roles including Tanks, Assassins, Mages, Support, Warriors, and Marksmen. Build the ultimate team with your friends to crush your opponents in real-time online battles!

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 valour as a true champion!

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Arena Of Valor - Nintendo Switch Gameplay Trailer | Gamescom 2018 thumbnail

Arena Of Valor - Nintendo Switch Gameplay Trailer | Gamescom 2018

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Arena of Valor - Closed Beta Date Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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Arena of Valor Official Trailer

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Destructoid

8 / 10.0
Destructoid

When I played the game during the first Switch beta test, I said Tencent Games wasn't screwing around. It still isn't. This is the absolute premier way to play the game. Arena of Valor may have been born on mobile, but on Switch is where it feels at home.

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COGconnected

85 / 100
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DualShockers

8 / 10.0
DualShockers

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. A little coordination goes a long way in this game considering matches move at a lightning fast pace compared to others. It runs well, looks great, and is a whole lot of fun to play on the Nintendo Switch. It'll be interesting to see whether or not the community on Switch will grow in the coming future.

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Twinfinite

4 / 5.0
Twinfinite

Despite my initial confusion, Arena of Valor is probably one of the best MOBAs to get into if you're new to the series. With its beginner-friendly features and plenty of heroes to choose from, it's fairly easy to learn your way around and start competing against other players.

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