For Honor is an action fighting game set during a medieval period inspired fantasy sitting. Players can plat as a character from three different factions ,namely The Legion ,the Chosen and The Warborn. The three factions represent knights, samurai, and Vikings, respectively. Each faction has four classes.
The Vanguard class is described as well balanced and has excellent offense and defense. The Assassin class is fast and efficient in dueling enemies, but the class deals much less damage to enemies. The heavies are more resistant to damages and are suitable for holding capture points, through their attacks are slow.
The last class, known as Hybrids, are a combination of the three types, and is capable of using uncommon skills. A tactical combat system, known as Art of Battle, is affiliated when the player encounters other players or player like all the multiplayer or higher health all in the campaign.
Players enter dueling mode with them where players aim at their opponent with their weapon. Players then can choose how to place and position their weapons from three directions when they are attacking their enemies.
By observing on screen hints and the movements of their opponents, which reflect their respective attack position, players can notice the weakest part of their enemies and attacks these parts. Choosing the correct positon can block the other players attack.
Players also have other abilities, such as barging into enemies with their own shoulders and performing back-stepping swipes. The strength of each attack can also be decided by players. The system aims at allowing players to feel the weight of the weapon in their hand.