Sorry, we couldn’t resist that intentionally confusing headline! Anyway, for those interested in checking out the mobile spin-off of ArcheAge, your time is now.
Pre-registrations have started for ArcheAge Begins in preparation for the game’s debut on mobile platforms next month. There is incentive to get you to sign up for the game: You can get gems, gold, stamina, and universal pieces (whatever those are, they’re universal) if you submit your email now.
According to the description, ArcheAge Begins’ “primary gameplay mode will give players the chance to exercise strategic expertise; players will need to form teams of four unique heroes and use the ‘card-flipping’ battle system to conquer challenges and unravel the story. ArcheAge Begins will also have compelling multiplayer features including in-game commerce and guild battles.”
If you’re on the fence about this, check out the short cinematic trailer below and see if that sways your mind.
Need a little of that ArcheAge magic on the go? You won’t have to wait long; starting next month, Gamevil is going to roll out the mobile version of the MMORPG to players worldwide.
ArcheAge Begins is slated to hit the Apple Store and Google Play on October 25th, offering a different take on the established (and ever-so-controversial) sandbox. Developed with XLGAMES’ help, ArcheAge Begins gives players the choice of 30 heroes and has them battle their way through the world using a “flip card” system. There’s also PvP because why wouldn’t there be?
The main claim to fame here, other than the relation to ArcheAge, is the mobile’s advanced graphics, which are rendered in the Unreal Engine 4. Gamevil is specifically targeting the North American and European markets, saying that these regions showed a “high participation rate” in the game’s testing.
It looks as if most of the official discussion and reveals for the mobile MMO are being posted on Facebook. Check out the trailer and gameplay after the break!
ArcheAge Begins’ title is never going to be as appropriate as it is right now. Gamevil’s spin-off of XLGAMES’ well-known MMO sandbox has just kicked off its first global closed beta test and is looking for a few players to give the game a test drive.
The closed beta test is a fairly short one, running from now through July 3rd. ArcheAge Begins is looking at a Q3 2017 release on mobile, so it looks as thought the testing process is ramping up to make way for the launch. The game uses the Unreal 4 engine and contains many features from the MMO, including raiding, fishing, and trading, although it is obviously not the same product.
Right now the beta is for Android players only, so if this is you and you have interest in the game, you can sign up for the program through Google Play.
We’ve been keeping an ear to the ground on XLGAMES
‘ second attempt at an ArcheAge
mobile game. Last year, the Korean studio announced it was tapping Unreal Engine 4 and Gamevil
for that game. Now we know it’s called ArcheAge Begins
and will land in some form next month. Signups for news
(and maybe more?) are already open, and there’s a new trailer tucked below too.