Arena of Valor is a 3D, third-person, multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) style game for mobile. The game has multiple modes, with the main three being Grand Battle, Valley Skirmish and Abyssal Clash. Players compete in these matches which on average last for around 12 – 18 minutes. Players aim to destroy turrets on the map, in order to destroy the core.
Recently, a lot of players were reporting about a notification that appears when they try to play Arena of Valor. The notification mentions that all the Tencent gaming titles will be temporarily suspended and will not be available to play for a day. The temporary suspension of the servers starts 12:00 AM, April 4 till 12:00 AM April 5.
You can check out the official notification below.
So, what’s happening? Why is Tencent shutting down servers for a day?
Well, Tencent Games has posted the reason for doing this on the official Weibo handle. According to the official statement, this decision, to suspend all its services for one day, has been taken to honor and offer condolences to those who have martyred in the fight against novel Coronavirus pandemic.
Below, you can check out the English translation of the official statement by Tencent Games.
“To express deep condolences to the martyrs and compatriots who died in the fight against New Crown Pneumonia, Tencent Games will be suspended for one day from 0:00 on April 4 thin, including mainland China and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions. May the dead rest in peace, may the living work hard, and may the motherland flourish.”
Also, we request all our viewers to respect this decision and offer condolences to those who have martyred.