Mobile Games News Recap | Week of May 2 to 8, 2022
Discover it weekly recap of mobile gaming news on Android and iOS for the week of May 2 to 8, 2022! On the program this week: the details of the warcraft mobile gamea new Noah’s Heart beta, Switch games on Android and a window of release for Apex Legends Mobile and much more to discover in this recap. We let you read all about it below. ⬇️
1️⃣ Let’s start the news of the week with the full announcement of the first Warcraft game on mobile. Unveiled in a video on Tuesday evening, Warcraft Arclight Rumble was treated to a somewhat awkward presentation. On the other hand, we were at least able to discover in detail the gameplay and the history of the game. The title is presented as a tower defense in the warcraft universe and will not offer neither lootboxes nor NFT. On the battlefield, legendary heroes and villains will be at your command to lead the army you compose, taking into account the unit typesthe five major families and skill synergies.
At first glance, the launch content seems already well provided, but we do not yet know the release date of Warcraft Arclight mobile. Find all the game info and pre-register directly in our dedicated article.
2️⃣ Awaited for 2 years by a whole community, Noah’s Heart is once again opening the doors of its beta. the MMORPG mixing medieval fantasy and steampunk atmosphere will not be easily discovered: to access the test, you must be one of the first 6,000 players to enter the game and validate your character. Only then will you have a chance to unlock the mysteries of the World Creation Cube.
The 2nd phase of beta Noah’s Heart will be available in five languages, including French, and mainly targets Western countries, which confirms that the Archosaur Games title will be entitled to a worldwide launch!
3️⃣ We showed you some leaked screenshots of Valorant mobile in one of the previous recaps. But this week is a Valorant mobile full gameplay video which leaked on Youtube. On these rushes, the interface seems to have been adjusted and the gaming experience is resolutely close to console sensations.
On the other hand, what determines the major success or not of an FPS or an ultra-competitive game in 2022 is above all its esports scene. With Rainbow Six mobile in the testing phase, it is hoped that neither Riot nor Ubisoft will forget the amateur and professional players who wish to compete against others in organized tournaments.
In parallel, the 5v5 tactical FPS, Project RushBsimilar to Valorant or even CS, is enjoying a gradual launch and is currently only available in the Philippines.
4️⃣ Once again, Netflix decides to expand its catalog of mobile games. We therefore welcome Relic Hunter: Rebels, an RPG shooter with a small license which is positioned above all as a title which will save your battery and which you can play on the toaster which is used for some smartphones. Available now through your Netflix subscription, Relic Hunter: Rebels combines sci-fi, hands-on gameplay, and retro atmosphere to provide a convenient handheld game on Android and iOS.
5️⃣ To celebrate the arrival of May, Clash Mini gets a little update. 5 minis are entitled to a rework: the electro wizard, the barbarian, the javelin goblin, the mini PEKKA and the valkyrie have all undergone modifications. With this update, the progression system has also been redesigned, as well as the trophy route, and many balancing changes are appearing. If you haven’t tried the game yet, it’s available on TapTap globally for Android gamers and in Finland on Appstore.
6️⃣ Let’s stay in the Clash universe with season 35 of Clash Royale entitled Bewitchment. Placed under the sign of Holy Witchthis new season brings its usual Pass Royale, the crystal cauldron tower skin, a rare emote and a new temporary game mode that will give precedence to skill. Hold on to your boosted witches and jump into the S35 now.
7️⃣ In pre-registration for many months, Rogue Company Mobile reveals a short gameplay video in a new leak dating back to March iOS tech test. We discover a game resolutely close to its big brothers on consoles and PC. As a result, we expect this mobile port to take over almost all the known features of the license, and we can even see a button to change the long weapon. The graphics are quite nice and the optimization of the title on the fluidity side already seems to be there. In any case, we will tell you more about Rogue Company Mobile over the weeks and press releases on the subject.
8️⃣ Kick off for Seven Knights 2 season 2. This new season includes additional characters, moonlight island with a high fantasy setting and several improvements to the gaming experience. For the occasion, several in-game events boost your rewards, so it’s time to get back to Seven Knights 2 if you had left it aside .
9️⃣ As the covid figures start again, Mario Kart Tour is getting Doctor skins for its Doctor Tour. After a detour to Amsterdam, Nintendo’s mobile racing game has chosen to welcome pill shaped karts on the bottom of Coco Supermarket since May 3. Luigi and Mario parade around in doctor’s gear, and you can enjoy the new wave of Mii costumes now, with a wario outfit.
🔟 Progress of the week on mobile, the Skyline emulator talked about him. Taking up part of the work of the Yuzu and Ryujinx teams, the references for Switch emulators on PC, the latter allows you to play Switch games on Android. For the moment, its catalog is not very extensive since only the titles sonic mania and Celestial fully functioning. And super mario odyssey, the next compatible game planned by Skyline, remains stuck in the menu. Even if Nintendo has to cringe, it’s always a bonus for gamers to break the barriers of exclusives.
1️⃣1️⃣ 9 years after its release, Clash of Clans is enjoying a huge update for the month of May. Probably the biggest to date, this update adds many new mechanics and locations. We therefore discover the clan capital, the weekend raids, the forge and the airship, with stars in our eyes in front of all these novelties. To find the details of the update but also the operation and the raid weekend rewardsgo to our article.
1️⃣2️⃣ True to form, Black Desert mobile continues to add content and classes to refresh its gaming experience. This week, season 8 of the game published by Pearl Abyss is in the spotlight. Entitled Path of Glory, it features new content and events, interface improvements, class balancing and bug fixes. Launching on May 3, Season 8 will last 12 weeks, so don’t forget to take the opportunity to stock up on rewards.
1️⃣3️⃣ Decidedly, Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds continues to be talked about. Not long ago, the title announced that it wanted to position itself on the blockchain market, and now players can get an eyeful of multiple trailers showcasing the different character classes. With no known release date, the game shows a likely release for the June 30 on Appstore, but it is rare for developers to stick to this date. To wait, you can therefore discover the Thief, the Swordsman, the Witch and the Engineer in short dedicated videos.
1️⃣4️⃣ This week also marks the announcement of the Mad World’s latest alpha, a 2D and cross-platform MMORPG in development for several years at the Korean studio Jandisoft. The company’s first game, Mad World does not try to resemble what is already done. His gore universe, deformed and painted by hand will be enough to mark the spirits so that we remember him. To discover this title with its morbid atmosphere, you will have 7 days from May 25, but only on PC, since the mobile version will follow after the launch. Then, the title should finally unveil its full release.
1️⃣5️⃣ Without making too much noise, Super Baseball League enters pre-registration on mobile. Real baseball fans or simply nostalgic for your best homeruns on the Wii, you may find what you’re looking for in this real-time baseball game with arcade thrills. On the menu, fast and entertaining games with maximum competition in 1v1 in multiple modes and leagues of confrontation.
1️⃣6️⃣ We know many of you are waiting for it… Apex Legends Mobile is coming later this month according to an official tweet. Even though it has already been released in several regions of the world, the title has not yet made its global release. In any case, you will soon have the opportunity to find out for yourself and who knows, maybe this timing could align with the launch of Apex Season 13?
1️⃣7️⃣ On the esports side, Barcelona is hosting the WREC final this weekend, the League of Legends European Championship: Wild Rift. 5 out of 6 teams have already qualified for the group stage: Gamelord, Nasr Esports, RixGG, Team Queso and If Parla Esports. Finally, the last place will be decided between Formulation Gaming and Unicorn of Love. At the end of this tournament, we will know the 3 teams qualified for the world championships which will take place from June.