List of multiplayer online battle arena games
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This is a list of multiplayer online battle arena games, sorted chronologically. Information regarding date of release, developer, platform, setting and notability is provided when available.
|2003||Defense of the Ancients||Eul, Guinsoo, IceFrog||Windows, Mac||See Notes||Yes||Custom map that requires installation of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos or Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne.|
|2009||Demigod||Gas Powered Games||Windows||No||Yes||First commercial game inspired by DotA.|
|2009||League of Legends||Riot Games||Windows, Mac||Yes||Yes|
|2010||Avalon Heroes||WeMade Entertainment||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down on February 8, 2013.|
|2010||Heroes of Newerth||S2 Games, Frostburn Studios||Windows, Mac, Linux||Yes||Yes||Became free to play in July 2011. Garena bought the rights of the game from S2 in May 2015 and founded Frostburn Studios to maintain it.|
|2010||Monday Night Combat||Uber Entertainment||Windows, Xbox 360||No||Yes|
|2010||Realm of the Titans||Ningbo Shengguang Tianyi||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Discontinued in all regions except China.|
|2011||Bloodline Champions||Stunlock Studios||Windows||Yes||Yes|
|2011||Rise of Immortals: Battle for Graxia||Petroglyph Games||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down since June 2013.|
|2012||Awesomenauts||Ronimo Games||Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 , Xbox One||Yes||Yes||2D sidescrolling MOBA game.|
|2012||Guardians of Middle-earth||Monolith Productions||Xbox 360, PS3, Windows||No||Yes||Game based around The Lord of the Rings film series. No longer available on PlayStation Store.|
|2012||Super Monday Night Combat||Uber Entertainment||Windows||Yes||Discontinued|
|2012||Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes||Mythic Entertainment||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down on March 29, 2013.|
|2013||Dota 2||Valve Corporation||Windows, Mac, Linux||Yes||Yes||Sequel to Defense of the Ancients.|
|2014||Adventure Time: Battle Party||Cartoon Network||Browser||Yes||Discontinued||MOBA based on popular TV series, Adventure Time.|
|2014||Dawngate||Waystone Games||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down since March 2015.|
|2014||Fates Forever||Hammer and Chisel||iOS||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down since October 2015.|
|2014||Vainglory||Super Evil Megacorp||iOS, Android||Yes||Yes||Announced on November 2014|
|2014||Smite||Hi-Rez Studios||Windows, Xbox One, PS4||Yes||Yes||MOBA based around different cultures spiritual entities and in over-the-shoulder Third Person perspective.|
|2015||Heroes of the Storm||Blizzard Entertainment||Windows, Mac||Yes||Yes||The game features heroes from Blizzard's franchises including Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, The Lost Vikings and Overwatch.|
|2015||Infinite Crisis||Turbine, Inc.||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down as of August 14, 2015.|
|2015||Sins of a Dark Age||Ironclad Games||Windows||Yes||Discontinued|
|2015||Strife||S2 Games||Windows, Mac, Linux||Yes||No||Released May 22, 2015. Servers became inaccessible in September 2018.|
|2015||Arena of Fate||Crytek Black Sea||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Last known state was Closed Beta in 2016. The developers were purchased by SEGA in 2017.|
|2015||Arena of Valor||Timi Studio Group||iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch||Yes||Yes||Released November 26, 2015.|
|2016||Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena||Whitebox Interactive||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down on March 31, 2016.|
|2016||Mobile Legends||Moonton||iOS, Android||Yes||Yes||Released July 14, 2016.|
|2017||Star Wars: Force Arena||Netmarble||iOS, Android||Yes||Discontinued||Released January 12, 2017. In-app purchases disabled as of December 19, 2018. No longer accepting new players as of January 17, 2019, and servers were permanently shut down on March 18, 2019.|
|2017||Battlerite||Stunlock Studios||Windows||Yes||Yes||Released November 8, 2017.|
|2017||Gigantic||Motiga||Windows, Xbox One||Yes||Discontinued||The game focuses on team-based action combat in third person perspective with heroes battling alongside a massive guardian. Set to shut down July 31.|
|2017||Master X Master||NCSOFT||Windows||Yes||Discontinued||Officially shut down January 31, 2018.|
|2018||Paragon||Epic Games||Windows, PlayStation 4||Yes||Discontinued||MOBA in third person perspective. Servers shut down on April 26, 2018.|
|2018||AirMech||Carbon Games||Windows, Google Chrome||Yes||Yes||Inspired by Herzog Zwei.|
|2018||Switch-Blade||Lucid Games||Windows, PlayStation 4||Yes||Yes||Aug 28, 2018. A vehicle inspired game of the genre|
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