Game developer -Blizzard Entertainment will bring action-packed strategy to mobile with Warcraft Arclight Rumble

The franchise is moving to mobile devices.

Collect over 60 heroes, villains, monsters and more from the Warcraft universe and battle in an expansive single-player campaign, co-op and PvP

From now on, some players from certain regions will be able to join the beta test and start playing

IRVINE, Calif.Blizzard Entertainment today unveiled Warcraft Arclight Rumble, an action-packed mobile strategy game coming later this year to Android and iOS devices in select regions. Designed from the ground up for mobile and set in the beloved Warcraft universe, Warcraft Arclight Rumble invites players to build armies of their favorite Warcraft heroes and villains and compete in unique missions designed to test their tactical intelligence.

In Warcraft Arclight Rumble, players will be able to collect over 60 characters from across the Warcraft universe – brought to life by lovingly sculpted tabletop miniatures – and triumph in an epic single-player campaign with over 70 missions, tackle co-op missions with friends and test their armies in a competitive player versus player mode.

“Warcraft Arclight Rumble delivers the kind of experience we always strive to create at Blizzard,” said Mike YbarraPresident of Blizzard Entertainment. “It’s instantly fun, yet deep and rewarding in the long run, and we’re extremely proud to bring a new and authentic representation of Warcraft to mobile. We can’t wait for players to experience the joyful chaos of this game for themselves. Game.

Easy to learn and fun to master, Warcraft Arclight Rumble will test players’ ability to create miniature armies to effectively overcome each mission’s unique challenges. Players will build forces from their collections of minis, starting with the leaders of their armies – which include Warcraft notables such as Chief Warsong Grommash Hellscream and Archmage Jaina Proudmore – and populate their rosters with minis from base troops and powerful spells. Each single-player mission presents its own distinct, small-scale strategic puzzle to solve, and players will need to skillfully adapt their tactics in real time to overcome these frantic challenges. Along with the more than 70 missions that make up the single-player campaign, players can also tackle dungeons, which present distinct and sequential challenges.

In addition, players will undertake demanding cooperative activities (such as raids) and face opponents in PvP matches, and they will also be able to join guilds, which will allow them to chat with their comrades, plan their adventures and work towards collective goals. rewards. Players will continually earn in-game currency to add to and upgrade their collections by simply playing the game or making purchases from the in-game store. More information about the in-game store, including pricing and inventory , will be available at a later date.

Starting now, some players from certain regions will be able to join the Warcraft Arclight Rumble beta test. For more information, visit Warcraftrumble.blizzard.com.

Further details about Warcraft Arclight Rumble can be found on the official website: Warcraftrumble.blizzard.com.

For screenshots, videos and other resources, visit the Blizzard Entertainment press site at https://blizzard.gamespress.com/Warcraft-Arclight-Rumble-Reveal.

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