Glossary Entry: PVE

Quick Definition

This stands for "Player VS Environment".

In online multiplayer games, servers* can be marked as PVP* or PVE. On PVE servers*, players cannot attack one another. Since the only danger is from the computer-controlled enemies and environmental hazards, this sort of server* encourages players to work together and resolve problems without resorting to violence.

Often, PVE is the default setting, as PVP* gameplay must be explicitly enabled.

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