Langrisser Mobile coming west

Published by online game development newcomer Zlongame.

Langrisser Mobile

Online game development newcomer publisher Zlongame will release Langrisser Mobile worldwide, the company announced. A release date was not announced.

Langrisser Mobile retains the classic turn-based strategic gameplay of the original series, with class suppression, terrain effects, and unique class trees for a customizable battle experience. Featuring more than 300 classic levels, an unforgettable score by original series composer Noriyuki Iwadare, and all of the heroes from the main series, Langrisser fans, new and old alike, can experience the epic showdown between light and dark with other players around the world in real-time.

Developed by Japan’s Masaya Games, the Langrisser series debuted in 1991 and has long been regarded as one of the two titans of tactical turn-based combat, along with Nintendo’s Fire Emblem series. With a story spanning five generations of games, it introduced the soldier system and class transfer to the genre, as well as wowing players with stunning battle effects that were very much ahead of their time.

The mobile phone industry has developed in leaps and bounds over recent years and the mobile game industry has naturally developed in tandem. Zlongame has been authorized by Langrisser‘s current copyright holder, Extreme, to develop the latest installment of this well-known series, and it is also the first time this series has appeared on mobile platforms. The game first launched in China in August of this year, occupying a top 5 spot in the App Store for a month and receiving much praise from players.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here and Facebook page here.

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