Online game distributor Garena has launched pre-registration to Filipino gaming community for Arena Of Valor (AOV) – a mobile game developed by Garena and Tencent Games.
AOV is a 5v5 Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) for mobile phones. The game was first launched in Taiwan on October 2016, topping on both the App Store and Play Store charts in Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Upon release, players will be able to acquire up to 14 permanent heroes for free. Completing the tutorial grants players two free heroes, all within the first twenty minutes of the gameplay. Players will then be set upon the Road to Glory quest that will see them acquire another eight free champions just by playing three games for each of them. The remaining four heroes can be obtained simply by playing with friends.
AOV Eports is being competed at various levels from grassroot tournaments of international corporations, professional gaming tournaments by Garena and global events between North America, Europe, Korea, Middle East with a staggering P362 million prize pool.
“We are excited to launch Arena of Valor in the Philippines as Asia represents a multi-billion dollar gaming industry with 80% of its gamers playing mobile games,” said Jan Frederic Chiong, country manager for Garena Philippines.
“As a game publisher, Garena has spearheaded various top-tier titles across Southeast Asia to great effect. As we welcome the latest addition to our growing list, we aim for AOV to be positioned as the best mobile experience for gamers in the Philippines.”
The game is expected to be released in October.