About the game
Developed and published in 2018 by Hi-Rez Studios, Paladins: Champions of the Realms is a free-to-play hero shooter whose fast-paced combat and customisable skills helped it outgrow initial comparisons to Overwatch.
Paladins update 1.2 adds Ameri-Khan skin and nerfs, mostly
Contrary to what they're often accused of, Hi-Rez Studios can be quite creative, with quite giggle-worthy results whenever they do. Anyway, the 1.2 update to their co-op shooter Paladins comes with a new skin and a bunch of hero tweaks.
Paladins update 1.1 is postponed for Switch and Xbox One
Paladins' patch 1.1 has landed over two weeks ago on PC but it was expected to roll out on Xbox One at a later date. However, this has coincided with E3 and Nintendo Switch launch so the update had to be postponed to 27 June 2018.
Valve have finally created Steam Chat, currently in beta phase
Steam users will soon finally be able to have voice chat on the platform, as Valve have introduced the feature in Steam's client beta. It remains to be seen whether it will gain traction, due to Discord's massive popularity as of late.
Unlike Overwatch, Paladins is coming to Nintendo Switch
A keen observer watching over Nintendo eShop caught a glimpse of Hi-Rez Studios' co-op shooter Paladins in the wild and it looks like we'll be seeing the game on the Switch on 12 June 2018, with the Founder's Pack already available.
Hi-Rez unveil latest new champion for Paladins - Furia
Limited time game modes seem to be at the geight of their popularity since everyone and their cats are now releasing them. Such is the case with Hi-Rez who announced the Abyss mode along with the upcoming champion Furia in a sizable update.
Paladins Strike ends up ripping off Overwatch's artwork
As if Hi-Rez studios needed more Overwatch clone accusations chucked their way, right? Anyway, it turns out that recently released artwork for Paladins Strike, mobile edition of the co-op shooter, straight up rips off Blizzard's Overwatch.
Paladins will change the way it's updated after the release
Players have expressed their worries about Paladins' readiness for the upcoming release and inadvertently spawned a "ready for launch" meme. This prompted Hi-Rez studios to respond to players' concerns and hint at their future plans.
Paladins is leaving leaving Early Access with a giveaway
Hi-Rez Studios have announced that their free-to-play hero shooter Paladins will leaving early access on 8 May 2018. The game will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and it will award 200 Crystals to existing players.
Paladins Realm Royale's closed alpha phase is now live
Hi-Rez Studios are introducing a new game mode for Paladins. It will come as a standalone client separate from the main title. Don't expect "instant" invites until the closed alpha phase provides for some basic stability and balance.
Paladins developers calling out Blizzard for apparent hero plagiarism
After years of people claiming Paladins copied Overwatch, Hi-Rez Studios president Stew Chisam has accused Blizzard of plagiarism by saying the new hero Brigitte looks almost identical to Paladins' hero Ash.