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Arena Of Valor, Tencent’s Mobile MOBA, Will Be Out For Malaysia, Singapore And The Philippines Soon
Garena Malaysia today has announced that they will be bringing Tencent’s mobile MOBA game, Arena Of Valor, to Malaysia. The launch will also see Singapore and the Philippines coming, with the three countries sharing servers. Arena Of Valor is the global version of Honor Of Kings, Tencent’s biggest mobile game in China with over 100 million active users.
Arena Of Valor first launched in Taiwan in 2016, the game has slowly expanded in Southeast Asia. Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia are the first countries to receive the game in this region.
What makes Arena Of Valor different from other mobile MOBAs already in the market is its graphical fidelity as well as having most of the depths of MOBAs on PCs while still maintaining ease of use via on-screen buttons. It’s the familiar 5v5 battle on maps with three lanes (and a jungle area), with up to 33 characters on launch. The game will be free-to-play, with options for premium currency used to unlock cosmetics. It also has various modes, including 3v3, 1v1, as well as bot matches, practice mode and a tutorial.
Garena Malaysia, the local publishers of League Of Legends (developed by Riot Games, a subsidiary of Tencent) and EA’s FIFA Online 3, have also stated plans for esports in the country, with an event coming soon at Comic Fiesta 2017.
In addition, Garena has also secured partnerships with local telco providers such as Digi, Maxis and Hotlink to include free data usage while playing the game.
Arena Of Valor has no release date just yet, but those interested can pre-register at this link here.