VainGlory, one of the best MOBA games on the Android platform finally gets the long anticipated 5v5 update. The update brings in new 3-lane map and gameplay overhaul. Adding 4 extra players should also change the experience dramatically.
The game development started in 2012, when Super Evil Megacorp was also formed. After its initial release on iOS in 2014, the game arrived on the Android platform a year later. Vainglory is a textbook multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, offering similar experience as the two most popular MOBA game in the world, Dota2 and LoL. The gameplay consists of two teams, trying to destroy each-other bases located on the opposite side of the map. There are paths (lanes) where Heroes can move, followed by AI controlled mobs that can assist taking down sentry guns and other defenses.
Announced in early 2017, the 5 vs 5 update is finally here. The star of the show is of course the 10 player battle royale mode, where players and their heroes can fight in a brand new 3-lane map also released with the update. Anyone who decides to try the game now will receive “Founding 5V5” badge on their profile.
Those are only the essential parts of the update. If you like you can check out the full changelog, its located at vainglorygame.com. The list of changes is huge and includes new monsters, items, stats changes and even a brand new soundtrack. If you are a social player, you can also join a guild or create your own and team up with other guild members to play with. To hop right in, head to the Play Store, chose one of the 37 characters available and start bashing.