TapTap Presents 2022: Announcements Summary
Broadcast live on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook, the TapTap Presents 2022 covered more than twenty games, some of which were presented for the very first time. We take stock together of all the announcements of this event rich in information.
TapTap Presents 2022 announcements
Before starting the TapTap Presents 2022 announcementsit is important to remember that the TapTap platform was launched in 2016 by the XD studio, so it is logical that its games are highlighted in this event.
To start this TapTap Presents 2022, Annulus offered a trailer for the opening of pre-registration. Developed by Indrasoft, this hack’n’slash takes place in a Dark Fantasy universe, which is reminiscent of that of the Diablo license. Annulus is already available for pre-registration on TapTap for Android devices.
The gameplay trailer of Wuthering Waves reveals a Singleplayer ARPG in an open world, similar to Genshin Impact in several aspects, in a darker atmosphere and a city environment. You can now pre-register on TapTap for iOS and Android.
Already unveiled several times in test phases, Torchlight Infinite offers itself a new niche of open beta for the month ofOctober 2022. In this new trailer, we discover the new champions coming in the game.
In the meantime, pre-registrations are still open on TapTap for iOS and Android versions. To learn more about the game, I invite you to consult our Torchlight Infinite test.
Etheria Restart: Worldwide Exclusive of TapTap Presents
Announced as a world exclusive, Etheria: Restart is a Turn-based RPG developed with Unreal Engine 4. In the game’s presentation trailer, we discover a cyberpunk universe that features neat charadesign hackers. No release date has yet been revealed, but pre-registration is open on TapTap for iOS and Android, and on Steam for the PC version.
Captain Tsubasa: Ace
Captain Tsubasa Ace offers a trailer for the announcement of this new game inspired by the emblematic football anime license. The game is being developed by the studio behind Mario Kart Tour and pre-registrations are available on TapTap, but only in the US at this time.
Sword of Convallaria
This Tactical RPG developed by XD displays a retro look in asymmetrical view. However, the effects and lighting use modern technologies, which brings depth and life to the sets.
The trailer of Sword of Convallaria was followed by an interview with the composer of the game’s music, who chose not to opt for retro music to offer a immersive experience. To pre-register, head to TapTap.
Developed by Hero Games, Project Stars is a game ofspace exploration and basic construction, reminiscent No Man’s Sky even in its artistic direction. Whether in a ship or with your suit, movement seems fluid, while the environments seem varied.
We will have the opportunity to learn more during the beta which will arrive soon. Project Stars is still up for pre-registration on TapTap for Android devices.
Heartopia is a life simulation game exclusive to TapTap, at the crossroads of Sims and Animal Crossing. Customize the exterior of your home and decorate the interior, meet new people, take care of your pets or go fishing.
If you are looking for a peaceful game with multiple activities, pre-registrations for Heartopia are open on TapTap to be notified as soon as it is released on Android and iOS.
Koi Remake: world exclusive from TapTap Presents
First announced at this TapTap Presents 2022, Koi Remake is also a game exclusive to TapTapdeveloped by Dotoyou. Play as a carp seen from above, browse the rivers and streams peacefully while exploring the surroundings freely.
But beware of the nasty fish that are much bigger than you and want to eat you. Koi Remake is available now on TapTap for iOS and Android.
Developed by Thinkingstars, Anno Mutationem is a side-scrolling action game in a futuristic and technological universe. The retro graphics and gameplay are slightly reminiscent of Dead Cells. Anno Mutationem is available for pre-registration for iOS and Android on TapTap.
After a narrative and humorous trailer that resembles those of Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, we were able to discover gameplay images of BarbarQ 2 which are closer to Brawl Stars with different game modes in PvE or PvP. We note the possibility of catching your enemies from a distance with a grappling hook to bring them back to you or in melee to throw them into a hole.
BarBarQ 2 will soon launch a phase of beta in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines in the month ofAugust 2022. Otherwise, you can always pre-register on TapTap.
CoA: Crystal of Atlan
Discover the mysteries of the Crystal of Atlan in this real-time action game with anime design, similar to Genshin Impact transposed in a universe that mixes magic and technology.
The combat system will integrate combos on the ground, but also in the air, and the dungeons will take place in large open areas. At the moment we know 4 classes : Berserker, Sword Warrior, Mage and a last whose full name has not been revealed, but which will directly concern the story of Atlan. News testing phases are planned by the end of 2022.
We continue this summary of the TapTap Presents 2022 announcements with flash partya fighting game exclusive to TapTap developed by XD, which is one of the best alternatives to Smash Bros on mobile.
The Midsummer Event Named pool party will bring three new temporary skins : Summer Combat for Tarara, Pool Monster for Macalon and Summer Soda for Kamiki Yuri. These three skins will be available until August 22, 2022.
Neon Abyss Infinite
Face countless enemies and collect maximum bonuses in Neon Abyss Infinitethe 2D retro roguelike dynamic gameplay. The speed of the game and the multitude of information displayed on the screen make me think of The Binding of Isaac, but with a different view. It remains to be seen whether the difficulty will be as high as in Edmund McMillen’s game. Neon Abyss Infinite is available for pre-registration on TapTap for Android devices.
Eternal Evolution is a Tactical RPG with automatic fights in which you will have to compose your team of 5 characters, like Summoners War. We learn with this new trailer that the release of the game is scheduled for November 2022.
Developed by XD, Unhappy Raccoon is an action game original character design which offers clashes in different game modes, very similar to what Torchlight Infinite offers.
The official release is scheduled for the month of September 2022but you can already try the game on Android and pre-register on iOS via the game’s TapTap page.
Go! Go! Muffin: world exclusive from TapTap Presents
Announced as a world premiere by XD studio, Go! Go! Muffin is a Idle RPG medieval fantasy in which you will face various creatures thanks to your team of heroes. The broadcast of this trailer also marks the opening of pre-registration on iOS and Android.
The next game of this TapTap Presents 2022 is once again a platform-exclusive title, since it is about T3 Arenawith the arrival of the season 2: lights on from the August 4. However, the short teaser does not reveal the new content that will be available for the occasion.
Spark Creative Editor: TapTap Presents world exclusive
Are you nostalgic for RPG Maker? If so, the world premiere announcement of Spark Creative Editor you might like it. XD studio is working on a game creation tool simplified to make the practice more accessible to ordinary mortals.
The project is only in preliminary test phasebut the images of the trailer show some games already developed with this tool, such as the action game Unknown: Promotion, the tower defense 20 Circles or the party game Castle Party.
Yeager: Hunter Legend
Yeager: Hunter Legend is a Monster Hunter-like which has 5 types of weapons that correspond to classes: sword, hammer, daggers, spear or blaster. Already available in Canada, the beta de Yeager: Hunter Legend will be available globally during the fourth quarter of 2022.
Ragnarok M: Eternal Love 2.0
Once again in these TapTap Presents, it’s an XD game that presents new content with the announcement of a major update to Ragnarok M: Eternal Love 2.0. Of new hero classes will be available soon and gameplay changes will improve the gaming experience.
TABS Totally Accurate Battle Simulator: Worldwide Exclusive to TapTap Presents
World exclusive for the TapTap Presents 2022XD studio and Landfall have just announced the mobile porting of TABSwhose pre-registrations are now open on TapTap.
Naraka: Bladepoint Mobile
In an interview, Ray Kuan, the lead producer of Naraka Bladepoint Mobile shares with us the feedback from the first tests of the game. According to him, the players would have been impressed by the fluidity of combos and ease of handling.
On high-end devices, the graphics rival those of the PC version, but lower-end devices will also be able to access the game smoothly by reducing the graphics quality. The pre-registration are still available on TapTap and large-scale testing phases are coming very soon.
To conclude this TapTap Presents 2022, it’s Genshin Impact which gives us a second glimpse of the new Sumeru region. We note that it integrates several biomes such as the humid jungle, the rocky and green mountains, as well as an arid desert. This region will soon be available with the arrival of the patch 3.0.
That’s it for the announcements of this TapTap Presents 2022. In the end, 24 games were discussed, among which 5 new games announced as a world premiere. We will mainly retain Annulus, Project Stars and Heartopia, which we will have the opportunity to talk about in more detail shortly. To make sure you don’t miss a thing, head to the section devoted to mobile news.