18/05/2022

Blizzard’s new Warcraft mobile game is free-to-play “tower offence” Arclight Rumble

Back in February, Activision Blizzard revealed its long-running Warcraft franchise would be heading to mobile some time this year – and we now know exactly what form it’ll arrive in thanks to the company’s official reveal of free-to-play “tower offence” game Warcraft Arclight Rumble.

Arclight Rumble is being pitched as a combination of strategy game and tower defense, that sees players choosing from one of several leaders across five factions – Alliance, Horde, Beast, Blackrock, and Undead – each with their own abilities and specialisations.

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Objectives vary depending on the chosen map (of which Blizzard is promising 70+ at launch), and these can range from skirmishes to boss battles. Players will need to deploy their available units from 60 collectible “minis”, and more powerful units can be deployed by collecting gold as a match plays out.

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