Tencent’s Arena of Valor Launches on Nintendo Switch Next Month

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    Palo Alto, Calif. – August 21, 2018

    Tencent’s Arena of Valor Launches on Nintendo Switch Next Month

    Stunning New Trailer Reveals Fast-action Gameplay as Tencent Prepares to Launch the World’s First MOBA on the Fastest-selling Console Ever

    Tencent Games today announced that Arena of Valor will launch as a free-to-play title on the Nintendo Switch in September 2018. Arena of Valor is the world’s first 5v5 team-based game to launch on Switch, and its launch on the Nintendo platform brings new as well as familiar modes for fans who have been competing on mobile. Fans can play Arena of Valor on Switch in person throughout this week at gamescom expo in Cologne, Germany as Tencent Games exhibits in ESL Arena, located in Hall 9 of Koelnmesse.

    Arena of Valor’s quick and easy to learn but hard to master gameplay on the Switch is similar to its mobile counterpart, but the biggest new addition is that fans will have the option to play anyone in the world at any time via a global server. Players from different regions can play with each other regardless of which territory they are in or what eShop they purchased the game from. 

    Additionally, Tencent has confirmed that Switch players can experience Ranked mode on the console and the exclusive new Motion Sensor Hook War Game mode, which fans can play by swinging their Nintendo Switch Joy-Con. 

    For Arena of Valor’s loyal mobile players, Tencent plans to announce details for a ‘status match’ event after the Nintendo Switch launch that will reward mobile players who have played enough to unlock characters and transfer those rewards to their Nintendo Switch version. Details on this event will be released soon.

    For more information and to follow Arena of Valor across social media, visit www.arenaofvalor.com or download the game for free now on iOS and Google Play.

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    About Arena of Valor
    Arena of Valor is the most popular mobile game in the world. Free to download, the game features an excited and extensive champion roster, including beloved DC characters like Batman and Superman, and lets anyone play 10-15 minute rounds of 5v5 action whenever their schedule allows. With its accessible but uncompromising strategic style of gameplay, Arena of Valor features a refined, intuitive user interface for experienced players and newcomers alike, comprehensive tutorials and practice matches so players can experiment with each champion’s ability. Arena of Valor is unparalleled action on your mobile phone, anywhere, anytime.

    About Tencent Games
    Tencent Games is the world’s largest gaming company by operating revenue. As the world-class gaming division of Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700), the company develops and publishes AAA products for hundreds of millions of gamers on today’s most popular platforms. With stakes in Epic Games, Supercell, and Riot, Tencent publishes popular western titles like League of Legends in the Chinese market. Tencent Games is dedicated to creating interactive entertainment experiences that are high in quality, engaging, and fun for a variety of audiences across a multitude of online game products. The company is based in Shenzhen, China and Palo Alto, California.


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