Esports Vainglory Premier League

VPL Summer Recap: NA Week 2

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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.

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Developer Update Vainglory News

Vainglory Developer Update: Summer Is In Full Swing

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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.

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Broken Myth Build Updates

Vainglory 3.4 Updated Top Hero Builds

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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:

Check out our Top Hero Builds page for Vainglory 3.4!

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Vainglory Update 3.4 Cooldown Changes: Reduction vs Acceleration

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With Update 3.4, the way items can reduce ability timers in Vainglory has been significantly changed. On the surface, this is apparent in changes to the numeric scores granted by cooldown items and the addition cap on how much abilities can be accelerated by. However, there is a much deeper change here that may be glossed over when reading the update notes. Cooldown acceleration has been replaced by cooldown reduction across the board.

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Vainglory Update 3.4 New Items and Reworks

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Vainglory Update 3.4 brings a wide array of balance changes to the meta. One of the most anticipated changes is the introduction of three new items: Pulseweave, Capacitor Plate, and Rook’s Decree. Additionally, several items that players know and love have been altered to fulfill a fresh purpose. Let’s take a look at these new items and the significant reworks to existing items.

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Interview Vainglory News

SEMC Developer Nivmett on Vainglory’s Balance System and Hobbies

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In the past, we have brought you interviews with players, analysts, and even esports owners! To add to this list, we chatted with Nivmett, who has been a part of Super Evil Megacorp for a long time, filling different roles within the company — all directly related to Vainglory’s growth. Take a look into the mind of a developer in our interview with Nivmett, capturing his thoughts on different aspects of Vainglory as well as his hobbies outside of gaming.

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