Valve Reveals More Details About Artifact 2.0

Vignesh Raghuram
31/Mar/2020 09:41 am

Ah shit here we go again. Earlier today, Valve finally revealed some details about the revamped Artifact 2.0.

The company revealed several details about the new version of the game.

  • Partially reworked gameplay.
    • Zooming out to allow players access to all three lanes at once.

  • Removed the card sales system
    • It is not known whether Valve will somehow compensate for the money spent on buying cards.

  • Added a new draft mode called ‘Hero Draft’.

In addition, the company also announced a closed beta (again). Players who have purchased Artifact before 30th March 2020 will be the first to receive the beta test invites, while the rest of the invites will be sent out randomly.

Earlier this week, Artifact registered a Peak Player count of 263, the game’s highest since April 2019.


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