It's time to duel: New Dev blog details Skyforge's upcoming PvP modes

Michael Dunaway
By Michael Dunaway, News Editor September 17, 2014
Share:

Skyforge-PvP-Classes

What do gods do to entertain themselves when they're not out answering the pleas of their mortal worshipers? Play checkers? Take naps atop fluffy clouds? Nay, if Greek Mythology and Skyforge has anything to teach us about a gods use of free-time, it's that their mischievous and regularly find opportunities to flex their strength. In the case of Skyforge, what better what to flex your mighty immortal muscles than to engage in friendly player vs. player battles across the MMO's five newly announced PvP modes.

As explained in a lengthy news post, Skyforge will offer players the opportunity to engage in PvP almost exclusively through a matchmaking system. The decision to exclude Open World PvP was made in order to make it less likely for inexperienced immortals to come face to face with battle-hardened PvP masters.

Players who queue up for PvP will be initially presented with five game modes ranging in size from 6 players up to 24; including Capture the Flag, Payload and Control Points. Initially, players will have access only a few of these modes, with more unlocked after players reach a certain prestige level earned by completing both PvE and PvP content. Likewise, rewards earned in PvP are comparable to PvE rewards earned during regular progression, meaning players are presented with more freedom in how they develop their characters.

Skyforge-PvP-Arena

Of course, all of the aforementioned PvP content only allows for relatively small teams of players to participate in. Later on, Allods Team and Obsidian plan on unveiling details surrounding their large-scale Guild PvP mode called Pantheon Wars. These Pantheon Wars are said to be "complex PvPvE battles where proper role assignment is crucial."

Check out the full announcement for further details regarding each of Skyforge's PvP modes, and let us know what you think of Skyforge's decision to exclude open-world PvP.

Share:
Got a news tip? Contact us directly here!

In this article: Skyforge, Allods Team, Obsidian.

About the Author

Michael Dunaway
Michael Dunaway, News Editor
Michael Dunaway has been part of the MMOBomb team for years and has covered practically every major Free-to-Play title since 2009.

Discussion (3)

qwe 7 years ago
the guy with big sword got kick in the balls

AfroSleep 7 years ago
I will have to see it in action before I pass any judgement.

Raven 7 years ago
Let's just hope allods team keep there P2W fingers out of this game .


You May Enjoy

Top 5 Free to Play Weekly Stories - Naruto In Fortnite And Halo Is Back, Baby! Ep 489

Top 5 Free to Play Weekly Stories - Naruto In Fortnite And Halo Is Back, Baby! Ep 489

Halo Infinite multiplayer just YOLO launches!

By Michael Byrne - 1 week ago
A Thanksgiving Event For The Lorehounds: It’s Ramsgiving Time In Dauntless

A Thanksgiving Event For The Lorehounds: It’s Ramsgiving Time In Dauntless

Learn your ram and gruk-gruk history.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 days ago
World Of Warships Makes Waves With New Graphical Update For Sea And Land

World Of Warships Makes Waves With New Graphical Update For Sea And Land

Alternate combat-style "superships" and Soviet aircraft carriers also leave port.

By Jason Winter - 2 weeks ago
Want To Test Out The New Void Gauntlet Weapon? You Can, As New World Now Has A PTR

Want To Test Out The New Void Gauntlet Weapon? You Can, As New World Now Has A PTR

Get in there and start giving feedback.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 weeks ago
Post-apocalyptic Car Battler KEO Preps For Early Access In December

Post-apocalyptic Car Battler KEO Preps For Early Access In December

Team-based title offers six cars and 24 weapons for your RC buggy of death.

By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Ram Opponents To Infect Them In The New "Operation Red Light" PvP Mode, Just A Sliver Of Crossout's "Holy Motors" Update

Ram Opponents To Infect Them In The New "Operation Red Light" PvP Mode, Just A Sliver Of Crossout's "Holy Motors" Update

There's even a new fire-breathing shotgun relic weapon to craft as Season 7's battle pass kicks off.

By Michael Byrne - 1 day ago
See More
Live Giveaways