This week in Vainglory News, we have Update 3.8 with new hero Inara, five new skins, Halloween hats and ping pack, and an entirely revamped meta, as well as a new esports tournament and our recent favorite community content. Read on to see what you’ve missed this past week in Vainglory News!
Aye aye, captain! Vainglory Update 3.7 welcomes a continuation of what recent updates have been shaping. Teams are prioritizing utility-based heroes in the jungle, top lane, and captain positions, while crystal mages fend off Yates’ heave and bottom lane attack damage carries push like SAW never could.
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Our Top Hero Builds page has been updated for Vainglory 3.7! The builds will continue to be renewed each update for certified freshness. Expect a new Tier List coming soon, too! If you’re new, this resource has a page for each hero’s best and most popular builds. Here’s a summary of the changes:
- Yates, Silvernail, and Anka now have guides
- All carry builds received modifications
- All captain builds received modifications
- Builds for utility-based captains in carry roles will be added soon
Check out our Top Hero Builds page for Vainglory 3.7!
In the fifth and final week of the VPL Summer Open, the final four teams competed to be crowned as champions. On Saturday, the quarterfinals took place, with Nova Esports facing off against Vision Gaming and Tribe Gaming taking on Team Feroxx. Sunday viewers were first treated to the third place match before the finals to cap off the tournament.
As the VPL Summer Open creeps closer to crowning a champion, this weekend’s quarterfinals provided the most action-packed and competitive matches that we have seen to date. There was one forfeit this weekend, with Jenners, formerly known as Kardashians in VIS, giving away their series against Vision Gaming. This granted Vision a free pass to move on to the semifinals next weekend.
As Kestrel would say, welcome to my crosshairs! This build was originally designed for messing around in Blitz mode, but players may find success in Standard mode as well. If you’re a Kestrel player and want to have fun trying out a new build that has been optimized by analysts, then you’re in luck.
After the play-in round last weekend, the action took off this week with the top 16 teams in North America. This weekend we saw matches from Parts A & C of the bracket. On Saturday there was only one series, as Playfull Thangs has disbanded their team, which allowed Rampage Gods to move on to the next round of competition. As the main portion of the Summer Open kicks off, all matches will be played on Update 3.6; however, the newest hero Silvernail was globally banned for this week’s matches.
Super Evil Megacorp has made it clear to its players that Vainglory isn’t going away anytime soon with recent feature and marketing advancements. CaptainNeato (CCO) put together a developer update video highlighting recent progress for Vainglory as well as the roadmap for the next weeks and months to come. From cross-platform play to new heroes, we have you covered with a full recap of the entire details from the Vainglory Summer 2018 Developer Update video.
Our Top Hero Builds page has been updated for Vainglory 3.4! The recent release went so well that we made the obvious decision to continue renewing the builds each update. If you’re new, this resource has a page for each hero’s best and most popular builds. Here’s a summary of the changes:
- Kinetic now has guides
- Five new builds were added: WP Fortress, WP Grace, WP Lance, CP Lyra, WP Taka
- All carry builds received modifications, specially accounting for reworked items
- All captain builds received modifications, specially accounting for the three new items
- WP Kestrel and WP Idris received ability path revisions
Check out our Top Hero Builds page for Vainglory 3.4!
Summer is here and full-fledged! Vainglory 3.4 boasts the most amount of gameplay and balance changes we’ve seen from an update in the past year. From a new hero and three fresh items to ability cooldown modifications and hero balancing, deciphering the ebb and flow of each change can be difficult. We have you covered on the latest in Vainglory 3.4 meta.