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Epic Games Brings Paragon to PS4 in 2016

Steve Superville's Avatar Posted by on Dec 05, 2015 // Creative Director

Epic Games is making a MOBA. It’s called Paragon, and it’s coming to PS4 in 2016.

Paragon has been a passion project in development at Epic for the last two years, and it’s great to finally be able to share it with you. When it comes to competitive multiplayer games there’s nothing quite like MOBAs. They combine player skill with strategic creativity and telepathic team play. The resulting team fights, unspoken coordination, and clever ganks are a huge rush, and keep players coming back.

With years of experience creating beautiful and immersive action games, we knew we had something fresh to bring to the MOBA genre. In Paragon, we put you in the middle of the action with direct control over your hero. At the same time, we made the decision to preserve what makes MOBAs great. Paragon is not a hybrid. It is clearly and faithfully a MOBA, brought to life with explosive action.

Console development is in Epic’s DNA, so we set out to create a great experience for PlayStation gamers. This is not a port. The gameplay feels great on DualShock 4. Cross-play between PS4 and PC is seamless and the game saves your progress and items across both platforms.

We’ve just begun to talk about Paragon and have much more to share in the coming weeks and months. We’ll reveal more Heroes and give you a deeper look at our card and replay systems.

We’re excited to invite people to start playing the game over the next few months. Online testing will begin in January, followed by paid Early Access in Spring, and Open Beta in Summer 2016.

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Sign up now at Paragon.com. We can’t wait to see you in the game.

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19 Comments

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+ ThreeLeggedFreak on December 5th, 2015 at 12:14 pm said:

Only Epic game I have ever wanted to play was Gears, but they sold their soul to MS. So, meh.


     

    + honkayjeezus on December 20th, 2015 at 10:08 am said:

    There wouldn’t have been another Gears game if not for MS buying it out.


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+ Bean30 on December 5th, 2015 at 12:19 pm said:

I just watched the short gameplay clip and it is much more interesting than that cinematic trailer.


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+ Rukia on December 6th, 2015 at 12:58 am said:

Looks really fun


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+ Red-5x on December 6th, 2015 at 1:39 am said:

Looks promising. Of course, the graphics helps but I guess that’s PC Gameplay, even on Pre Alpha.


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+ Fuhr31 on December 6th, 2015 at 6:29 am said:

Are you seriously going to charge people to Beta test your game for you? Really? … LOL…. WOW


     

    + Zenfluence on December 7th, 2015 at 9:38 am said:

    “Online testing will begin in January…Open Beta in summer….”

    Early Access is not a Beta..Beta is for balancing/bug feedback…paid early access is charging for the “privilage” to play the current version of the game.


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+ sealum01 on December 6th, 2015 at 9:32 am said:

Paragon looks incredible! I may finally jump into a MOBA thanks to this game!


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+ alphagoku1 on December 7th, 2015 at 1:49 pm said:

Can someone tell me what the name of that song is?


     

    + darkl0rd0047 on December 21st, 2015 at 8:34 am said:

    M83 – Outro


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+ AkaGureggu on December 8th, 2015 at 1:04 pm said:

Malzahars champion re-work looks pretty great Paragon!


     

    + Marviggity03 on December 27th, 2015 at 12:15 pm said:

    so because its MOBA its automatically a copy? take ur butt back to LoL and quit looking up this game b4 u ruin this community too lol


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+ QNoir on December 9th, 2015 at 3:38 pm said:

You guys really should get the gameplay trailer shown more on the popular gaming websites. This could get a lot of attention if you show the actual gameplay. PSX was a blown opportunity.


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+ Bionicalforce9 on December 10th, 2015 at 3:01 am said:

Too much like Destiny, but it looks good…nice graphics and game play looks interesting.


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+ G1gaT0x on December 10th, 2015 at 4:25 am said:

I´ve just wached a gameplay video and it looks nice! But I think its a mix of LOL and Destiny, I don´t know why :P


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+ KidGreengene on December 15th, 2015 at 5:28 am said:

I’ll be watching this one. I am not sure why PSX closed out with a Hero Shooter (I think calling them MOBA’s makes people think too much of LoL and turns some people off) since they seem to be all over the place right now. Almost seems like this was in complete retaliation of XB bringing out Insomniac to showcase SSOD. Hopefully PlayStation doesn’t set Paragon up for failure the way SSOD was.

That out of the way, the game-play actually looks real good. The problem is that Hero Shooter already seems to be a saturated market and none of the real games are even out yet. And once you put $60 on a MOBA like game, you lose lots of people that feel they should be F2P. Smite is actually doing pretty well right now because it is F2P and it has no competition.


     

    + B1GCED on January 4th, 2016 at 9:51 am said:

    The game is F2P, look it up. Plus LOL is amazign moba game, so tons of people will be on this hard.


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+ Trendy_Kid on December 25th, 2015 at 9:27 am said:

The gameplay vid looks just like the cinematic trailer! Those graphics!!


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+ Marviggity03 on December 27th, 2015 at 12:17 pm said:

Cant wait for this game!!!! console moba?? This is great!!!


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