Hi-Rez Studios has just announced a partnership with giant Chinese studio Tencent to bring the team shooter Paladins: Champions of the Realm to China, with the closed beta starting on September 13. The North American and European open beta will finally begin this month, after many months in closed beta.
”We’re very excited to partner with Tencent to bring Paladins to China”, said Todd Harris, Hi-Rez Studios co-founder and COO. “Tencent’s track record of leadership and excellence with FPS games and esports offerings within China is impeccable. There is no better partner in China. We are especially excited for what this means for the game’s worldwide competitive future”.
Paladins is an FPS with an heavy focus on eSports and features card loadouts to change your character’s abilities. You can watch Tencent’s official announcement video below.