According to an announcement today, the MMO RuneScape will hit the mobile platform soon. It has been confirmed to be an actual mobile client to the current RuneScape MMO, and the game is also based on the company’s IP. Moreover, the interface will be optimized for mobile devices, but if this is true or not, we’ll need to wait to until its release. Old School RuneScape is said to be launched for mobile this winter, while RuneScape would be available in 2018.
It is really hard for a game to remain after 16 years, especially when it’s an MMO and has faced with hundreds of competitions. Many have thought that MMOs could not continue, but there are a lot of activities within the space. RuneScape and Old School RuneScape will hit the mobile device as a way to ensure that the nostalgia-inducing MMO can still develop and also receive a great success.
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Naturally, we’ll need to wait to see how well the game performs on the mobile platform, how its optimization for user interface turns out, and especially if it’s really enjoyable on a small screen. However, with smartphone’s screen these days getting bigger and bigger, it is ideal for playing game. Additionally, the announcement confirmed that the company will support cross-platform, which means you will be able to play the game between both the mobile client and the desktop PC. Apart from the listed devices signed up for the Beta, there are common Android flagships such as Samsung’s Galaxy phones, the Pixel XL, OnePlus 5 that can play the game.
Those whose are interested the game can check out the landing page for the announcement so that and you can register your interest for the mobile client. Registering interest will let you know more info about the game as well as its launch date.