MOBA, or Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, is a popular game genre, even influencing pioneer game titles to shift into the genre. Chinese internet giant — Tencent — has teamed up with the Pokemon brand to lead the project.
Players in Pokemon UNITE will be battling it out on a 5-vs-5 team experience that’s similar to popular games like Mobile Legends, League of Legends, and Dota 2. These three games are huge in the competitive gaming scene, so there’s actually a lot of reasons for Pokemon to get into the genre.
Watch the trailer here:
Unfortunately, the announcement was negatively received by Pokemon fans. After patiently waiting for Pokemon Presents on Youtube, it seems like the fans weren’t satisfied with the announcement.
A lot of fans absolutely didn’t see this coming. We will still have to wait and see if this is actually going to be a success.
Here’s what people on Twitter has to say about Pokemon UNITE:
If you aren’t satisfied yet, here’s a brief analysis on what went wrong with the reveal — by PokeJungle.
To be honest, the game looks exciting. Did you imagine having the evolution mechanics in a MOBA? Never! Of course, it’s the same genre, but the mechanics are way different from popular MOBA that’s already out there.
So what do you think about the reveal? Let us know in the comments!