Fans of the MMORPG genre who thought they were limited to PC or consoles must not have checked out the store on any mobile device lately. As it happens, there are hundreds of amazing titles in the genre that can be quickly downloaded and jumped into on any smartphone or tablet!
Determining which game to download is the real challenge seeing as there are so many to choose from. Instead of grabbing a ported game made from one you're more familiar with, check out any of these ten available now. They aren't presented in any particular order seeing as they all stand as great examples of the genre!
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10 ADVENTUREQUEST 3D
While Artix Entertainment's AdventureQuest 3D is an MMORPG available for play on any mobile device, it is cross-compatible with the PC, Android, and iOS devices. The game was designed around this concept making it easy to play with friends no matter where a player is in the world.
In terms of gameplay, you're looking at a fairly standard MMORPG featuring questing, character development, and the kind of stuff you would expect from a fantasy role-playing game. The real benefit to AQ3D is the cross-platform play and engrossing story elements that make this one of the more entertaining games found on this list.
9 DUNGEON HUNTER 5
Dungeon Hunter 5 by Gameloft is a hack and slash MMORPG released back in 2015. The game is available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows PC devices. As you might have guessed, it serves as the direct sequel to Dungeon Hunter 4 and takes place in the same world of Valenthia.
Like its predecessor, Dungeon Hunter 5 has many of the same RPG elements, but ads some previously unseen in the franchise. Players can play in a new mode called Stronghold, which enables the collection of minions that can be placed inside. There are a number of other advancements and features a great co-op mission mode so you can raid dungeons with your friends.
8 ARCUS ONLINE
Arcus Online is available on Android and iOS devices as a free-to-play MMORPG set in the land of Levaria. Players can create their own characters, go on quests, team up with friends to hunt down and kill bosses, and even engage in PvP combat. The game features a relatively unique and easy-to-use combat control that sets it apart from the competition.
Simple, one-tap attacks help to further gameplay in a seamless flow while keeping things easy and fun for the platform. There are beautiful animations mixed in to accompany the action making this one of the more attractive entries on this list.
7 ARCANE LEGENDS
Arcade Legends is one of the older MMORPGs on this list seeing as it was released back in 2012. Since that time, the game has gone on to earn a ton of players and was even ported from Android onto the Google Chrome Store so players could keep playing on their computers when their phones ran out of juice.
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The game is a hack and slash style MMORPG developed by Spacetime Studios and features various elements typical to the genre. Players can choose from one of three classes, have pets, a wide variety of weapons and armor, and travel around the world on one of dozens of maps.
Most of the games featured on this list follow pretty much the same traditional trope of what makes an MMORPG an MMORPG. While Teon falls within the right genre of fantasy role-playing, it does so in a bit of a different manner. Players aren't given much of a tutorial, and are instead thrown into the game and left to their own devices.
Co-op is highly encouraged in this game as tackling dungeon bosses on your own is a surefire way to kill your character. There is also a good character customization aspect to the game, excellent, if muted graphics, and a decent story to keep things going.
5 ORDER & CHAOS 2: REDEMPTION
Order & Chaos 2: Redemption is a fantasy MMORPG by Gameloft available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows PC. The game was first released back in 2015 and is a direct successor to Order & Chaos Online. One of the more interesting features of this game is that it can be played from either a 3rd or 1st person perspective.
The game features more than 1,000 unique quests as well as the ones that are dependent upon the main storyline. It is set 600 years after the events of the original game and pick up following the destruction of the Primal Heart, which resulted in a cataclysmic event that transformed the whole world.
4 GROW STONE ONLINE
While most MMORPG games feature fantastical graphics taking advantage of modern graphics processors, games like Grow Stone Online feature a more retro look and feel. The graphics are all 2D pixel art, which has been immensely popular of late and works well for this fun and exciting vertically-oriented mobile MMORPG.
The game features the same elements as the others on this list including a vast and expansive open world, loot you can collect, and characters players can customize. The game is free-to-play and it is available on the Google Play Store as it is only available on Android devices at this time.
3 LINEAGE 2: REVOLUTION
Lineage 2: Revolution is an MMORPG created by NCSoft as a direct sequel taking place 100 years following the events of Lineage II: Goddess of Destruction. The game is available on iOS and Android and features the role-playing elements familiar to other games on this list including complex character development, questing, and the slaughter of dungeon bosses.
The game is free-to-play and is also incredibly popular among players. If you can manage to get in on the right game, you can take part in a 50-vs-50 Fortress Siege mode or go campaigning alongside your buddies in the co-op game mode.
Hit (Heroes of Incredible Tales) is one of the most successful mobile MMORPGs on the market, which has a lot to do with the immersive graphics that would be impressive on a console or PC. The game features a detailed character creation process and a gigantic gear system, but isn't bogged down by complicated controls.
Thanks to its attentive developers, the game is constantly being updated with new content keeping the game alive and interesting. It is available for play on Android and iOS devices as a free-to-play game, but does feature advertisements and in-app purchased should you be so inclined.
1 OLD SCHOOL RUNESCAPE
Old School Runescape is a mobile version of the original Runescape first released back in 2007, but thanks to some updates, it has gone on to become its own game separate from its progenitor. Thanks to various updates, additional content, and quality of life patches, Old Scale Runescape has become one of the most popular MMORPGs available on mobile devices today.
You can get it on Android, iOS, and Windows Phones. When it was first released on Android and iOS in October 2018, the game quickly became the most downloaded mobile game in eight separate countries in just under two weeks.