What does ARTS stand for?

Action real-time strategy

ARTS is an acronym for action real-time strategy, a gaming genre that places two teams of players against one another in a multiplayer online arena. Examples of ARTS games include League of Legends (LOL) and Defense of the Ancients (DOTA).

ARTS is a subgenre of the real-time strategy (RTS) genre. ARTS is also known as multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA).


I love some of the new ARTS games coming on the market in recent years

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Updated June 14, 2017

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