The mobile gaming platform has expanded in terms of game genres and compatibility in the last few years with console and PC games making their way to the handheld platform.
After the success of previously ported highly acclaimed console titles such as PUBG, Call of Duty: Mobile, Genshin Impact, and PES Mobile, several console and PC game developers have kept a keen eye on the mobile platform.
So in this article, we’ll be listing 10 console & PC games that will be making their way to Android and iOS in 2022.
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League of Legends: Wild Rift
This is an upcoming free-to-play multiplayer game on mobile as a reimagined version of the original 2009 League of Legends PC game. In Wild Rift, players control a character or champion, as they are often called, with unique abilities.
You must battle against other players or AI-controlled units in order to destroy the opposing team’s “Nexus.” The cool part about Wild Rift is that unlike other battle arena games, every Wild Rift match is discrete. All champions will start off relatively weak but can increase their strength by accumulating items and experience over the course of the game.
League of legends: Wild Rift is currently available to play in select regions. However, it remains an upcoming title for most countries and is expected to launch globally in 2022.
After many rumors and speculations, of its arrival to mobile, Square Enix finally announced that it will be bringing its flagship franchise to mobile devices in 2022 titled Just Cause: Mobile. The game will be an explosive action-shooter that takes place in the famous Just Cause universe, exclusively designed and optimized for mobile devices.
Just Cause: Mobile will feature a story campaign, 30-person competitive multiplayer, 4 player Co-Op missions, and more. It’s powered by Unreal Engine 4 with HD graphics, highly responsive touch controls, a unique movement system consisting of [grapple, wingsuit, parachute, and most of the crazy stuff we know from Just Cause 1-4], voice chat, and intense gameplay.
After launching on PC, Valorant became quite the success, and now gamers all around the globe have requested that the acclaimed FPS game be ported to mobile. It didn’t take long for Riot Games to respond to their demands with an announcement that Valorant: Mobile will indeed come to mobile and is currently in development.
Riot Games are yet to reveal an official release date for Valorant: Mobile, but the development team expects the mobile port to be a lengthy process. This means we may not see a global launch until late 2022.
DC Heroes & Villains
This game takes a light-hearted approach that adapts to match up to three gameplay mechanics together, making it both incredibly exciting and challenging to pass each stage. There’s also similar features such as puzzles, survival modes and others.
DC Heroes & Villains offers Gacha mechanics such as hero upgrading and using compelling moves with synergy. The game is scheduled to launch on mobile in 2022.
Diablo Immortal was initially announced way back in 2018 and, has since been postponed several times. However, the game is likely to make its way to mobile in 2022 as a lot of mobile gamers have come around to the idea of getting their hands on Diablo Immortal.
Similar to the PC and console versions, Diablo Immortal will see players choose from various classes before diving into battle against foes and gather as many loots as they can. The classes that are currently confirmed are Monk, Necromancer, Barbarian, Crusader, Demon Hunter, Wizard.
Undawn is a thrilling and exciting upcoming cooperative open-world zombie survival game that’s set to make to make its way to mobile in 2022. It offers a mixture of PvE and PvP gameplay where players must face hordes of zombies while also trying to survive attacks from other players.
Players can also team up with friends or other random players, create shelters to rest and hide from zombies while trading resources with friends and ensuring you have enough supplies to keep you alive. There’s no release date for Undawn yet, but we expect it to launch sometime in 2022.
Tom Clancy’s The Division
Yup, you read that right! Tom Clancy’s The Division is coming to mobile. After launching in 2016, The Division exceeded expectations, broke multiple Ubisoft records, and stood out as one of the best post-apocalyptic games ever released—and now it’s making its way to mobile devices.
In a blog post from Ubisoft’s official website, “The Division will be coming to mobile platforms for the very first time, bringing the universe to an even wider audience. We’ll have more details on this exciting project at a later date.” Other than the announcement, little is known about the release date or when it will enter a beta testing period.
The intense rivalry between the Call of Duty franchise and Battlefield is set to continue on mobile platforms, as EA has announced that a mobile version of Battlefield is currently in the works from Industrial Studios, one of its mobile studios.
According to DICE general manager Oskar Gabrielson, the upcoming Battlefield mobile game will be a standalone title. “Make no mistake, this is a standalone game, a completely different game from the one we’re making for console and PC, designed specifically for the mobile platform.” The game is currently in testing stages and will release in 2022.
Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat
After years of anticipation, the popular white-haired demon slayer has finally arrived on mobile devices as a stunning hack and slash role-playing game. In collaboration with Yun Chang Game Development, CAPCOM’s Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat will reimagine the hack and slash genre on mobile devices, offering Unity Engine graphics with the aim of replicating the traditional console experience on mobile.
The game offers similar graphics to its console and PC counterparts, where players can take control of Dante in either single-player and multiplayer. Devil May Cry: Peak of Combat is currently available to play in select regions and is set to launch globally sometime in 2022.
Apex Legends: Mobile
Apex Legends is easily one of the most anticipated console games that’s coming to the mobile platform this year. It doesn’t take a genius to recognize that EA is porting their highly acclaimed battle royal shooter to mobile in order to compete with the likes of Call of Duty: Mobile and PUBG.
EA also stated that it’ll be rolling out closed beta tests for Apex Legends: Mobile in 2021 for India and the Philippines, which will only be available for Android devices. There are no iOS beta tests at the moment, as the game is likely to launch at once on iOS. Apex Legends is currently available for registration in select regions and is set to launch globally in 2022.
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