What Does MOBA Mean?

MOBA means "Multiplayer Online Battle Arena" (Gaming Term).

MOBA is a relatively new gaming genre that is becoming increasingly popular. MOBA games are team-based and involve controlling a champion. Most MOBAs are RTS (Real-Time Strategy) games, involving moving units to secure areas of the map and to destroy enemy facilities.

Examples of MOBA games include "League of Legends" (LoL) and "Defense of the Ancients 2" (DotA ).

Summary of Key Points

"Multiplayer Online Battle Arena" is the most common definition for MOBA on online gaming forums.
Definition:Multiplayer Online Battle Arena
Type:Abbreviation (Initialism)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of MOBA in Sentences

Here is an example of MOBA being used in an online conversation:
  • Jack: If you're playing a MOBA, are you an LoL girl or a DotA girl?
  • Jill: MOBA isn't my thing.
  • Jack: Nor mine, actually

Example of MOBA Used in a Text

Using MOBA on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)


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