New ‘Paladins’ Update Brings New Character, Gameplay Changes

On December 4, Hi-Rez Studios released Patch 0.8 for its new first-person shooter Paladins. The 0.8 Patch is titled “The Frigid Queen” because it adds a new character to the game Evie, The Winter Witch. The patch also features many changes to gameplay, such as reworking the Siege Engine objective to make matches last longer, making in-game progression faster and balancing characters and cards.

In the video below, Paladins Lead Designer Rory Newborough showcases Evie’s abilities and also explains some of the more important changes the patch implements.

For the full list of patch notes, click hear to be taken to the forum post.

Paladins is a team based first-person shooter currently in closed beta on PC. Head over to the game’s official website to sign up for a chance at gaining a beta invite, or buy a Founder’s Pack.

Paladins is being developed by Hi-Rez Studios, the team who made SMITE, and is expected to officially release as a free-to-play title in 2016 on PC and current-generation consoles.

Nathan Manning is an Xbox Editor for AnalogAddiction. You can find him on Twitter and AnalogAddiction there as well.


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