Gamescom 2023 Mobile Gaming News and Announcements

Some interesting announcements!

Gamescom 2023 made its highly anticipated arrival on August 22nd with a spectacular opening, treating us to an array of impressive games on display that truly highlighted the developers’ finest creations. The World’s biggest video games event didn’t just focus on massive titles for consoles and PCs; we also saw some exciting news and announcements in the realm of mobile gaming. In this article, let us look into the mobile game showcases that happened throughout the Gamescom 2023 event.

Gamescom 2023 Mobile Games Announcements Overview

Opening Night Live: August 22

The opening night opened to a couple of mobile game news and updates, but overall, we did get to see two important announcements in Marvel Snap and a new title announcement from Super Evil Megacorp, which will be a follow-up to an upcoming movie series. gamescom ONL also teased Delta Force Hawk Ops which later fully revealed the next day.

Marvel Snap arrives to PC

Popular and award-winning strategy card title on mobile, Marvel Snap, officially announced the game’s arrival on PC via the Steam client. Although we mobile fans didn’t get any in-game announcements, in particular, the Twitch Drops event to celebrate the game’s PC launch was helpful in earning rewards.

Rebel Moon by Super Evil Megacorp

Another interesting announcement for mobile came in the form of Super Evil Megacorp confirming a new Netflix game based on Rebel Moon. This will be based on popular American film director Zack Snyder’s upcoming action sci-fi film based on the same name.

Super Evil Megacorp is developing a Rebel Moon game based on Snyder’s upcoming action sci-fi film
Image via Super Evil Megacorp

In this two-film project, the first movie of the series, Rebel Moon: A Child Of Fire, will be out on the 22nd of December 2023, and the sequel, Rebel Moon: Scargiver will hit the theatres on the 19th of April 2024. The game will follow up on the story of the second, where players pick their rebel character and team up for wild missions in a four-player co-op setting.

Day 1: August 23

The first day of Gamescom 2023 had the much-awaited Level Infinite showcase, which presented interesting details regarding the upcoming mobile titles such as Tarisland and Assassin’s Creed Jade, while we also got to see some HoYoverse gameplay trailers, which were pleasing to the eye and added to the overall excitement of the day.

Assassin’s Creed Jade gets a new logo

Level Infinite in their ‘Into the Infinite‘ showcase made it official that Assassin’s Creed Codename Jade is now simply called Assassin’s Creed Jade, with the “Codename” tag taken off from the original title. In addition, a logo was unveiled.

Assassin's creed jade cover, Assassin's creed jade 2nd closed beta
Image via Ubisoft

This concluded with the announcement for the 2nd Closed Beta Test of Assassin’s Creed Jade. This will be arriving with new features, which, along with the date, hasn’t been revealed yet. To note, the first closed beta kicked off on the 3rd of August 2023, which went over a week and concluded on the 11th of August.

Tarisland to conduct second closed beta in November

Another important update for the awaited fantasy MMORPG Tarisland arrived with the scheduling of its second closed beta test in November 2023 and will be conducted within select regions from Europe, Asia, and America. We did get additional confirmation from the developers that Tarisland’s 2nd CBT will be arriving with more rich game content, much to the fans’ delight.

This came after the game entered closed beta tests exclusively in China this June and was shared by the developers at the SPARK 2023 annual conference which concluded in May before early access for Android in select regions. However, the release date with this would be more delayed for sure, but hopefully, it won’t be a wait.

Command & Conquer: Legions game reveal trailer showcased

We also got to see some additional information being revealed about the newly announced installment in the Command & Conquer series through an exclusive trailer. Also, on August 25, a new test phase will commence for Android players in Australia, Canada, France, Mexico, New Zealand, and the Philippines, with other regions to follow later this year.

For those who do not know, the title was first named Project C&C before being renamed Command & Conquer: Legions. The reason behind the hype is that the game draws its inspiration from the well-known Command & Conquer series which were real-time strategy games.

Delta Force: Hawk Ops game reveal

Day 1 of the event gave us more info about the global announcement of Delta Force that happened the same week. The renowned tactical first-person action shooter, inspired by the Black Hawk Down movie, will be available to players across console, PC, and mobile platforms upon launch. The dev deep dive gave us more insights into the game, its features, operator abilities, and more.

This came after the game’s China reveal in July, which wasn’t any rich in detail but had drawn a resemblance to the now-defunct game Area F2. Upon arrival, the developers of Delta Force: Hawk Ops have confirmed that the game will feature both Campaign and Multiplayer modes.

Genshin Impact unveils exciting updates and concert tour

Kicking off with the HoYoverse universe, Genshin Impact’s Version 4.0 has announced the arrival of its fifth nation, Fontaine. To the delight of fans, the game also announced its inaugural international offline concert series, Genshin Concert Tour: Melodies of an Endless Journey.

Genshin Impact Sea of Fertility
Image via HoYoverse

This global tour is set to take place between Q4 2023 and Q1 2024, spanning 12 different cities which will be carried over in 2024 as well. The first tour will be starting from Singapore on October 2nd, and concluding in Germany on January next year. You can check here for more details.

Zenless Zone Zero showcases an anticipated update

Through an engaging trailer and the presence of Zhenyu Li, the game’s producer, on stage, viewers were treated to a sneak peek of the exhilarating action gameplay, distinctive aesthetic styles, and the latest developmental progress of this upcoming action RPG Zenless Zone Zero.

In May last year, Zenless Zone Zero opened registration for its closed beta test where sneak peeks of the game were shared in the Summer Game Fest 2022. However, after a year of initial announcement, we finally got to see something worthwhile. Given the game has been in development for over a year, this should come as a delight to fans.

Honkai: Star Rail showcases new trailer

The final HoYoverse showcase was with their recent hit title Honkai: Star Rail. In the latest trailer for the anime RPG, the spotlight was on Fu Xuan as she assumes the role of a general, actively contributing to the reconstruction efforts of Luofu. The viewers were treated to once again fantastic visuals, which might have ignited thoughts from non-players as well.

Day 2: August 24

Project MUGEN showcases reveal trailer

We got to see more into Project MUGEN on gamescom, the urban open-world game that NetEase Games announced a week before. The game features a 2D style of art with 3D graphics where they can engage in a free combat system with four characters. Each character possesses a core movement skill like parkour, swinging, or wall-climbing.

Upon release, it will make its mark on Mobile, PC, and PS4/5 platforms, and most of the players are looking forward to the cross-platform functionality that Project MUGEN will have.

Day 3: August 25

Sky: Children of Light wins Best Mobile Game award

During the third day of the gamescom 2023 event, the Best Mobile Game award was secured by the popular adventure title Sky: Children of the Light from thatgamecompany. The nominees for this category included popular titles such as Genshin Impact, Marvel Snap, Monster Hunter Now, and Paper Trail. The game recently celebrated its 4th Anniversary with a brand-new season

Image via thatgamecompany

However, emerging victorious among these contenders was Sky: Children of the Light was something remarkable, given how popular and critically acclaimed Genshin Impact and Marvel Snap were. Also to note, in the Games for Impact category, Sky: Children of the Light claimed another award. Its impactful and light-hearted content earned it the top spot as the winner.


We also had interesting information from Microsoft Gaming CEO, Phil Spencer who revealed the company’s motivation to make a stronghold in the mobile games industry. Phil quoted, “It is about a capability on mobile, and some broader ambitions that we have on the largest gaming platform, which is mobile phones.” Read more about it here.

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