Paladins is a third person shooter game that is played in team mode. Here you play in a team of five against the other team. It also provides you with several game mods to play with. You get various characters to choose from in the game. The characters in the game are called champions. There are various champions and they all fall into one of the four major categories viz Front Line, Support, Damage and Flank. You simply can not run free shooting enemies and win the game.
This is a team based tournament primarily so you must form a proper strategy. As each champion has a different skill set choosing the most suitable is needed. Team members can use chat and voice to communicate. Forming a good and balanced team is crucial for winning the game. The front line characters are heroes who head the team in the right direction. They have high health pools and shielding abilities. They can also be used to block enemy firing.
Support heroes one the other hand have high utility. They excel in healing capabilities and act as the center of the team. Flank champions traverse the combat field and get behind the enemy lines. Overall there are 35 champions, new players can access 8 of them. You can use in-game currency to purchase a champion permanently.