Mobile Games News Recap | Week of May 9 to 15, 2022
Discover it weekly recap of mobile gaming news on Android and iOS for the week of May 9 to 15, 2022! On the program this week: Dislyte worldwide releasean alpha for call of duty warzone mobile, a new Pokémon Unite fighter and much more to discover in this recap. We let you read all about it below. ⬇️
1️⃣ Let’s kick off this recap with the official announcement of the Call of Duty Warzone alpha on mobile. Under the code name Project Aurora, COD Warzone will be entitled to its mobile port. Given all the leaks in recent months on the subject, it must have forced Activision’s hand a little to reveal its game. Unfortunately, only certain testers will be selected directly by Activision for this first phase of testing the battle royale designed exclusively for smartphones.
2️⃣ This week saw the release of Dislyte, a highly anticipated “pop” RPG on mobile. Although some of you have already been playing it via the APK for a while, all players will now be able to access it, on Android and iOS. With the end of the beta, you will be able to collect global launch rewards and discover the original visual and musical universe of Dislyte. Based on a classic strategic gacha systemthe title of Lilith Games mix mythology and EDM in a dynamic cocktail that has already convinced thousands of addicted players.
3️⃣ Small discovery of this week, the test version of New Dawn was invited on TapTap. Open-world in the colors of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, New Dawn is the first such ambitious title offered by Seasun Corporation, a studio game on mobile. On the gameplay side, it’s a harvesting, crafting and building game in RPG with classic durability mechanics, a recipe system, co-op features to come and many environments to explore. Even if the construction system does not allow a good grip currently, the title has been able to bring together the good ideas of the competition and it will be necessary to follow its evolution to know if it will be able to live up to its ambitions. If you haven’t seen it pass in time, you can’t download New Dawn test on mobile, but servers are still activethen we continue to test it for you.
4️⃣ It’s already time for second alpha test of Battlefield mobile ! Unfortunately, French-speaking countries are still not invited since only players located in Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, Iraq or armed with their VPN can take part in the test. New content like maps, game modes and additional weapons are introduced in this second alpha of Battlefield on mobile, and we hope to be able to test them soon from home.
5️⃣ Known for its big licenses, Electronic Arts announced this week that a new Lord of the Rings mobile game is in the works, following the strategy game Call to Arms. This new title entitled Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle Earth, will be an RPG with collectibles and turn-based combat. We don’t know much about this new LOTR mobile gameexcept that we will find characters from the Hobbit AND the Lord of the Rings and that the title will offer a beta in certain regions this summer.
6️⃣ You can now register for a chance to participate in the closed beta of Sword Art Online: Variant Showdown. Currently, the developers are recruiting 10,000 testers through Monday, May 16. The announcement of the selected players will take place on May 26 and the beta will be held from June 10 to 14, 2022, so we will have to wait a little longer to know the results. You can register on the official website as android or ios player and maybe you can celebrate the 10th anniversary of the license directly in-game, in its new opus.
7️⃣ In parallel with the opening of pre-registration at Chimeraland only in North America, an MMORPG filled with chimerical creatures mixing the bodies of the most famous beasts from cultures around the world, we are witnessing the launch of another MMORPG, the Araka fantasy game, which is making its debut in Southeast Asia. This title extends the field of possibilities with fights on land but also in the air and a community that has already reached the 5 million players on Android and iOS.
8️⃣ After Azumarill’s arrival, it’s Mentali’s turn to join Pokémon Unite. Second Evolution of Eevee to join the arena, Mentali is a ranged attacking Pokémon that is sure to be a game-changer. He will obviously share his beginnings with the gameplay of Nymphali, but his moveset will set him apart as soon as he evolves. Appeared in Pokémon Gold and Silver, Mentali will be the 35th Pokémon in the Nintendo MOBA mobile and Switch roster.
9️⃣ May updates are raining down on many games. PUBG: New State is no exception to the rule since the Battle Royale offers a new map, resembling Erangelwhich arrives in-game in the death match mode, for more varied clashes. Although not much is known about this map, we are also expecting another teased map to be released in the first half of 2022. Players are eager to be able to fight on other grounds because the experience is a bit repetitive at this point.
🔟 After announcing its NFT and blockchain integration plans, Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds will finally be released on May 25 in the whole world. Its launch on Android, iOS and PC will allow gamers from all regions to join the game’s story as beta testers of a virtual reality title called Soul Divers. As as Swordsman, Witch, Thief, Engineer or Destroyer, you will be able to travel the world of Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds and summon up to three pets in battle. You can always pre-register for additional rewards at launch on Appstore and Playstore.
1️⃣1️⃣ Appearing for the first time via Tencent job offers, Need for Speed Mobile is indeed in development at TiMi Studios since we discovered a gameplay leak this week. Shared on the Need for Speed subreddit, this mobile port rush has finally allowed players to enjoy the title in action. With no official announcement of the game yet, little is known about Need for Speed mobile. On the other hand, the current build does not present any story or font and only offers 3 cars, which indicates a little advanced development.
1️⃣2️⃣ Once again, Riot Games files lawsuit against Moonton and its Mobile Legends title. Widely documented with screenshots and messages from the community concerning the obvious copying of certain elements, these lawsuits are launched on American territory. As a reminder, Riot had lost its case against Mobile Legends in China based on previous accusations of plagiarism. No need to have done Harvard to realize that the Stargazer is not an original invention of Moonton.
1️⃣3️⃣ Mark the date of May 17 on your calendar, so you don’t miss the official release of Apex Legends mobile That day. After this announcement, we discovered a new trailer for the global launch of the game in its definitive version. Very focused on the competitive aspect, we hope that this adaptation will convince us and convince you.
1️⃣4️⃣ On the competition side, we also learn that special Genshin Impact tournaments will take place for students in the United Kingdom. Organized by the National Student Esports and HoYoversethese events are aimed at universities to encourage them to create activity around the game while waiting for the Genshin Impact University Invitational UK later this month for 13,000 euros cash prize.
1️⃣5️⃣ Endgame for Tales of Luminaria. With mixed reviews and a wobbly launch 5 months ago, the latest title in the Tales of series has decided to close its doors. The game’s final update will take place at the end of the month before a permanent shutdown of servers on July 19, 2022, as the developers feel they haven’t been able to do enough to keep the boat afloat.
1️⃣6️⃣ This week, XD-Entertainment announced the start of a test phase for Raccoon Unhappyhis action-oriented, furry-filled roguelike. A month after the opening of pre-registration, the game’s development team decided to take the plunge and have their gameplay ideas tested, even if they do not think they can meet the expectations of players at this stage of the game. development. With this test, players will be able to send their feedback and participate in the development of the future of Raccoon Unhappy alongside the studio.
1️⃣7️⃣ From May 14 to 15, the Lobby Legends Tournament: Noblegarden will see 16 players compete on the hearthstone battlegrounds mode. They will compete to win $50,000 cash prize. After day one, the top 8 players will advance to the finals in a checkmate format, until one player reaches 20 points, then earns a first place finish that will make them the great champ.