Mobile RPG is a kind of RPG that can be played in mboile devices. As the smartphone technology improved, it allows us to play great RPG which was exist in console only before. Some of it are even sequels or games from popular series in consoles. If we can play decent RPG as good as the one in the console, then what are you waiting for? Let me present you these 7 wonderful mobile JRPG for you to play.
1. Fate/Grand Order (Android, iOS)
Fate/Grand Order is an online free-to-play mobile RPG developed by Sega and Delightworks. Since the first launch in 2015, this game is always on top of the popular mobile RPG in Japan. Many of its players even went as far as spending a lot of cash to purchase in-game credits in order to collect all the characters. The popularity of the anime seems to have succeeded in boosting the sale of the game.
2. Final Fantasy Brave Exvius (Android, iOS)
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is a free-to-play RPG developed by Alim and published by Square Enix for Android and iOS based smartphone. It is a spin-off of the Final Fantasy series and marks as the first collaborative effort between Square Enix and Alim. The game which was released initially in 2015 is often included as one of the best RPG with beautiful graphics.
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is designed as a turn-based RPG, combining elements from Final Fantasy series with those of previous Alim’s games, Brave Frontier. Similar to Brave Frontier, the battle system consists of a simplified interface where players can command their characters to attack by touching the character’s corresponding attack button, special attacks and items.
3. Granblue Fantasy (Android, iOS)
Granblue Fantasy is a game published by Cygames for mobile devices and web browsers. This game reunited the two persons behind the famous Final Fantasy series and Lost Odyssey: Nobuo Uematsu as composer and Hideo Minaba as art director. With those great people behind the scene, this game promises you beautiful graphics and gameplay, as well as a great plot.
The game progress is divided into two parts: Story Quest and Free Quest. Basically you will do quests and then get the reward afterward, and there are also quests which will give you certain item upon finishing. Not just that, this game has a unique feature called Boss Raid which will make the game more exciting to be played. This turn-based RPG will suits players who loves RPG with modern touch.
4. Langrisser Mobile (Android, iOS)
Langrisser Mobile is a Japanese tactical RPG developed by Zilong Games for mobile devices. As a strategy/tactical RPG, it is a simple game with interesting gameplay where we need to form an army of soldiers led by generals. Every general will have special abilities to form stronger troops. This game promises you exciting turn-based battle, class-based tactical combat, stunning artwork, and many more.
5. Princess Connect! Re:Dive (Android, iOS)
Princess Connect! Re:Dive is a Japanese RPG developed by Cygames for Android and iOS devices. The game is a sequel to Princess Connect! which was released in 2015 and still uses the anime style artwork like its prequel. This game offers a high quality graphics with colorful animated scenes, better than the previous game. Players can relive the glories of the first game in a better and rich story.
6. Avabel Lupinus (Android, iOS)
Avabel Lupinus is a MMORPG developed by Asobimo, a Japanese game developer known to have produced great games such as Toram Online, Celes Arca, Alchemia Story and many more. Avabel Lupinus used an open-world gameplay with anime-style character design. So far there are 8 classes that you can choose and this game shares similar mechanics with Toram Online but with more advance approach.
7. SINoALICE (Android, iOS)
SINoALICE is a mobile RPG developed by Pokelabo for Android and iOS based mobile devices. The game was released initially in Japan by Square Enix in 2017 and will be released worlwide by Nexon in late 2019. SINoALICE is directed by Yoko Taro, better known for his work in the NieR and Drakengard series.
SINoALICE has a unique gameplay where we will fight side by side with the other characters in a real-time combat. We can choose and play as our favorite character and follows their path. The plot will involves all the available characters, so each of their own story will be connected as the story progresses. To make this game more interesting, there are Weapon Stories and Job Stories features.
Just for you to know, those mobile JRPG above are some of the greatest that Android and iOS has. You can notice it just by looking at the developer such as Cygames, Asobimo, Nexon and more others. If I have to choose one, I will go with Langrisser Mobile. Classic anime character design along with exciting strategy gameplay will make you feeling nostalgic while pampered with high quality graphics.
Which one is your favorite mobile JRPG from the list? Please share your thoughts below.