[Play free now] At the annual Hi-Rez Expo, developer Hi-Rez Studios announced a new game mode for its competitive hero shooter, Paladins. Known as Paladins Battlegrounds, the huge map will contain up to 100 players, and it is being touted as the first battle royale mode in a hero-based game. Of course, the familiar shrinking fog will be added. No doubt, Hi-Rez is trying to take take a share of the insanely huge battle royale market which exploded with the popularity of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Battlegrounds will be added into the game later this year, with no confirmed schedule. Stay tuned for updates!