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MTV's 'The Challenge: Free Agents' premieres; game twist makes alliances useless

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The 25th season of The Challenge, hosted by TJ Lavin, has a new twist that nobody saw coming. On Thursday night the new season debuts and the first thing all the fans will notice is this has become an individual game. While other reality shows might want people to team up, the idea of trying that this season on The Challenge: Free Agents could mean losing. According to the Huffington Post on Wednesday, it's clear no one will feel safe trusting another player on this reality show.

There are no permanent teams and no one to slow you down. Alliances are useless and previously seen tried and true strategies no longer work because players will have no idea if they will be competing in teams, pairs, or as individuals until moments before each challenge begins. Of course like seen in past episodes, there is some flirting and quite a few amazing challenges.

Just in the sneak peek, the fan are introduced to a very physical maze, a mountain top excursion and one of the most intense moments to come when contestants have to walk a steel beam high above a city.

The contestants of this game didn't know what they were getting themselves into when they started and it is apparent that the decision to continue will solely rely on brains, muscle and all the self-confidence they can find as there is nobody to trust on The Challenge: Free Agents to win the $350,000 at stake.

MTV’s The Challenge: Free Agents premieres Thursday, at 10 p.m. ET on MTV.

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