Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

Short for player vs. player, PvP is gameplay where a real computer player plays against another real computer player instead of a NPC (non-player character). PvP brings more of a challenge to players because of the capabilities and knowledge of the opposing player. Many hardcore players consider any non-PvP server as a carebear server.

Computer acronyms, Game terms, Gank, PK, PvE, RvR