Mobile game developer Super Evil Megacorp has announced today that it is launching a closed beta for Vainglory, its popular MOBA game that launched on iOS late last year.

For those of you unfamiliar with Vainglory, the game is crafted in the traditional MOBA style, but is fully is optimized for touch screens. In the game, players control a hero of their choice as part of a 3-man team tasked with destroying a crystal at the enemy team's base. Along the way, players can upgrade their heroes as their team clashes in real-time battles with the opposition.

The developers note that at launch, the closed beta is limited to a certain number of high-end Android devices in the Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus families, along with the NVIDIA Shield Tablet.

If you'd like to sign up for a shot at the action, you can do so from the link below. And if you'd like to check out more about Vainglory itself, our sister site, iMore, interviewed the developers and reviewed the game back in November.

Sign up for the Vainglory Android closed beta

Press Release:

Super Evil Megacorp's Vainglory Launching Android Closed Beta

he developers of Vainglory, the MOBA perfected for touch that is revolutionizing the genre for mobile devices, today are launching an Android closed beta program. Players interested in jumping into the battle arena early may apply for the closed beta beginning March 5 here, which will be then followed by an open beta program. Vainglory has been praised by fans and critics alike with GamesBeat calling it "gorgeous" and TechCrunch adding that it's "...a top-notch MOBA." The game currently boast over 18 thousand five-star reviews on the App Store with players averaging over 75 minutes in the app per day. The beta program makes Vainglory initially available for a limited number of high end NVIDIA, Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus devices for a small amount of external testers.

"Super Evil Megacorp is bringing stunning visuals and exciting gameplay to Android with Vainglory," said Keita Iida, Senior Director, Global Content Management at NVIDIA. "SHIELD tablet is the ultimate tablet for gaming and Vainglory is a great example of how amazing games are coming to mobile devices."

For players interested in checking out Vainglory for Android, Super Evil Megacorp will be hosting demos at the Twitch booth throughout PAX East in Boston from March 6-8.

Vainglory is a MOBA built from the ground up and perfected for touch screens. In the game, two teams of three players go head-to-head in real-time battles. Each player controls a single hero, and must strategize with their team members with the ultimate goal of shattering a giant crystal, known as the Vain, located in the center of their enemy team's base. Super Evil Megacorp aims to bring true, deep core game experiences to new platforms, including the highs and the lows, the excitement and anticipation, the rage when you lose a match and the feeling of pure joy when you win.

About Super Evil Megacorp

Super Evil Megacorp is a team of masters-at-their-craft game developers from companies including Riot Games, Blizzard Entertainment and Rockstar Games. We strive to be the best home for core-gaming talent, committed to crafting unapologetically core 1,000+ hour gaming experiences for touch screens. The company's first title is Vainglory, an intense real-time multiplayer battle game perfected for touch and was selected as one the App Store's Best Apps of 2014. Super Evil Megacorp has raised $15M in funding from backers including General Catalyst, Signia Venture Partners, CrossCut Ventures, Initial Capital, The Raine Group and ZhenFund. For more information, visit and