Top 10 NEW Mobile RPGs | Android & iOS roleplaying games

Whatoplay presents 10 of the best NEW RPGs for iOS and Android. All arranged by playscore. To check out our full list, visit our page on all the new rpg games on iOS and Android.

10. FOG - Battle Royale

The mobile has no shortage of Battle Royale titles. This is but one of the many BRs found on the App Store. In FOG, 30 players face each other in a battle for supremacy. What makes this game different is its mix of MOBA mechanics. Its hero-based character selection offers a multitude of possibilities for players depending on their playstyle. Each character has unique abilities that can shift the tide of battle. Since it’s BR, it’s a constant battle for attrition: the last man standing takes the crown. A playscore of 8.23.

9. Cookie Run: Kingdom on iOS and Android

You’ve probably heard of these titles in our previous videos. This eccentric variety of RPGs for the mobile knows no bounds. It’s an unlikely fantasy tale about crunchy cookies. Govern a kingdom populated by sweet and savory desserts. Assemble the best cookie team and engage in cute but epic RPG-style battles using your hardened troops. Gather your friends and engage in fun and competitive Guild Battles against powerful enemies. There are a ton of collectibles here and secrets to uncover. It’s up to you to spend hours grinding for them. It receives a playscore of 8.26 on iOS and 8.15 on Android.

8. Cyberika: Action Adventure RPG on iOS and Android

Augment yourself in this action-adventure MMORPG for the mobile. Despite Cyberpunk 2077’s blunder, cyberpunk games live on and the mobile industry takes the opportunity to join this marketable dystopian genre. In Cyberika, you survive in a city full of invasive technology, drug-crazed criminals, and capitalist overlords. It’s an MMO, which means being online is a necessity. Meet new people and explore a neon-lit society full of corruption and danger. Its top-down perspective puts more emphasis on its bleak world that’s backed by an impressive synth-wave soundtrack. It receives a playscore of 8.29 on iOS and Android gets a decent 7.93.

7. NieR Re[in]carnation on iOS and Android

Mobile users can finally get a taste of Yoko Taro’s bizarre NieR series, but it’s not the kind they expect. For starters, it’s not the familiar hack and slash game they’ve grown accustomed to. It’s a turn-based RPG. Most of the time, you’d be spending it grinding numbers. Auto-battlers will be encouraged to get more powerful items and gear. It’s a cheap concept, but it works fine for the mobile experience. One thing that remains consistent in the NieR franchise is its gorgeous visuals and stylish combat. Best of all, it’s free. Reincarnation is still in its infancy, so there’s more content coming out soon. It has a playscore of 8.31 on iOS and 8.12 on Android.

6. DRAGON QUEST TACT on iOS and Android

It’s not the usual Dragon Quest game we’re used to. This unlikely spin-off of the beloved JRPG from Square Enix is transformed into a Tactics game. Embark on a grand fantasy adventure in strategic combat. Plan your moves ahead and learn all of the enemy’s weaknesses. Fans of the tactics genre, as well as long-time Dragon Quest players, will find this one interesting. It’s fitting for the mobile experience. It gives players hours and hours of playtime as they grind for powerful gear while facing against or befriending powerful monsters. It receives a playscore of 8.40 on iOS and 7.62 on Android.

5. Catopia: Rush on iOS and Android

An adorable cat-action RPG from Supercolony. It is all about keeping it simple with these feline friends. Like all role-playing titles, dive into a fantasy world where you spend most of your time exploring and finding the ultimate gear. The only difference is you’ll be controlling an army of cats. Using your fingertips, your journey isn’t too complicated at all. Unleash a barrage of magical powers on your enemies and slay as many monsters as you can inside these challenging dungeons. It receives a playscore of 8.43 on Android and 8.27 on iOS.

4. My Time at Portia on iOS and Android

A combination of all the best parts of Harvest Moon, Stardew Valley, Animal Crossing, and even Minecraft. This not only expands the genre with its 3D visuals but also with its engrossing open-world setting. It builds upon the mechanics of the farm life RPG pioneers and surprises us with a fresh take. For mobile platforms like iOS and Android, this is a strong contender for the best farming title. Players spend their time not on cultivating crops and tending to livestock, instead they go out finding resources and making your sanctuary bustling with charm. Sure, some parts of the game feel wonky and cheap, but its casual appeal can be alluring for anyone looking for a fun time.

3. Overboard!

I know what you’re thinking: how is this an RPG? Well, have you ever been a woman trying to get away with murder and making tough choices for yourself? Now you can be! Lay out some clues, fabricate evidence and deceive witnesses using your charm. You have eight hours to escape from the clutches of justice, so plan every move and make sure you trust the right people. It’s highly replayable as the events will change depending on your choices. This is Inkle’s best work yet, and it receives a playscore of 8.52 on iOS.

2. FANTASIAN

Hailed as one of the best mobile JRPGs this year, Fantasian is a product of the industry legends responsible for the Final Fantasy series. Any fan of JRPGs will enjoy the world and its themes, especially in tandem with Nobuo Uematsu’s fantastic score. Players assume the role of the protagonist, Leo, who awakens from a massive explosion only to find himself lost in a strange land with one memory left to him. The devs are continuously supporting the game, bringing in new chapters to flesh out its story from start to finish. It’s an Apple Arcade title that receives a playscore of 8.71.

1. Divinity - Original Sin 2

Of course, taking the crown in our RPG list is none other than Larian Studios’ award-winning title. Divinity is a testament to Larian’s love of tabletop games. It made its way to multiple platforms and now it’s finally playable on iOS. Original Sin 2 evolved in ways we didn't even expect. It revamped most of the clunky features of the original and dived deeper into characters and storylines. It’s the perfect RPG game for iOS and it’s packed with hours of content. It has a whopping playscore of 8.98.

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