Nintendo is making an RPG for your smartphone


Nintendo recently announced it’s bringing a new title to smartphones — and, unlike the Big N’s previous efforts in that sphere, it will be a completely original game.

The details: The game, Dragalia Lost, will be coming out later this year for iOS and Android. In the intervening time, it’ll be out there solely in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Little is thought concerning the gameplay, nevertheless it seems to be a party-based RPG with chibi-style paintings — assume World of Closing Fantasy meets Bravely Default.

No phrase but on when it’ll be coming to the West, however I’m assured it received’t be lengthy.

For context: I bear in mind having a wholesome quantity of skepticism when Nintendo introduced it was creating video games for cellular back in 2015. It appeared like such an odd transfer, however Nintendo has confirmed that it might probably march to the beat of its personal drum laborious sufficient to make everybody else fall in behind them. Now its cellular video games are proving to be runaway hits — Hearth Emblem Heroes alone is estimated to have earned the corporate nearly $300 million.

However to this point, Nintendo’s cellular efforts have solely been the province of franchises which might be, if not at all times probably the most profitable, at the very least confirmed. To this point we’ve seen MarioHearth Emblem, and Animal Crossing on smartphones. It’s a wise transfer, because it attracts each the devoted followers and the newcomers.

Nintendo releasing a wholly new sport for telephones means the corporate is critically investing in its new viewers. Hopefully it’ll be the primary of many.

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Nintendo’s next smartphone game is a big surprise
on Eurogamer

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