Paladins is a free-to-play hero shooter video game developed and published by Hi-Rez Studios.Closed beta began on November 17, 2015. The game went into open beta on September 16, 2016. The game also went into open beta on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 3, 2017.
Paladins provides various characters, called champions, for the players to choose during their multiplayer sessions. Each of these champions fall into one of the following categories: Front Line, Damage, Support and Flank. Being a team-based shooter, players must rely on strategy, character knowledge, coordination and teamwork in order to attain victory. Players may use VGS, along with text and voice chat to communicate. A good team will have a balanced choice of classes that will support each other during the game.