Mobile gaming news roundup (April 2024): New releases, Industry movements and more

Fun of April!

As we step into May 2024, I suggest let’s pause to explore the latest developments in the realm of mobile gaming. April 2024 was packed with thrilling developments, from hot new game releases to major industry movements. So, in this article, I aim to give a comprehensive look at all the thrilling gaming experiences the previous month had in store for us with this Monthly Mobile Gaming News Roundup for April 2024.

Monthly Mobile Gaming News Roundup for April 2024

Week 1: April 01 to April 07

Executive Summary

The first week of April 2024 saw Dark Riddle 3 – Strange Hill opened pre-registrations for its sequel, while Project RUN by NetEase entered early access. Exciting news emerged as CD PROJEKT Group hinted at mobile versions of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher. MOONTON Games expanded its esports partnership and settled disputes with Riot Games. Home, Planet & Hunters announced a beta test as Suika Game and The Bear – A Story from the World of Gra geared up for releases, respectively.

Avatar: Realms Collide launched early access, and SHIFT UP teased a new urban sci-fi RPG. Arc Tracker: Pendulum and DOFUS Touch debuted, while Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes headed to PC. Super Monsters Ate My Condo returned, and Bullet Echo India soft-launched. Square Enix reorganized, and Cooking Wonderland Global softly launched, offering varied gaming experiences for enthusiasts.


Once Human Boss Monsters Cover
Image via NetEase Games
Where Winds Meet game cover
Image via NetEase

Week 2: April 08 to April 14

Executive Summary

Mobile gaming news in the second week of April 2024 was limited, but some notable industry movements included Codenamed Breaking Dawn gears up for a China launch, while XCOM Legends faces closure. On a brighter note, Builderment Idle and Slash Quest celebrate its official launch on Android and iOS. Fans anticipate Kingdom Rush 5: Alliance as pre-registration begins, along with Inariel Legend: Dragon Hunt.

Mecharashi offers early access for sci-fi RPG enthusiasts, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi engages with gaming creators to boost India’s gaming scene. Meanwhile, Blood Strike achieves a milestone with over 30 million downloads. Battle of Mighty Troopers debuts on Android, while Epic Games takes legal action against Google. Clash Island: Save the Dwarves and LOST: Guardians of Alicia enter early access, and Amikin Survival: Anime RPG starts pre-registration.


mecharashi cover image
Image via Zilong Games

Week 3: April 15 to April 21

Executive Summary

The third week of Mobile gaming news in April 2024 kicked off with soft launch of Neon Runners in Indonesia as Wild Rift ceased esports support for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, marking a shift in focus. Rovio’s Moomin: Puzzle & Design has announced the end of development, but on a brighter note, Hamster Inn, Dark and Light Mobile, and Pilgrims rolled out their official launches.

BeyondWarrior: Idle RPG expands its reach to iOS after a successful Android release, while Olympics Go! Paris 2024 gears up for launch. Auroria: A Playful Journey opens pre-registration in the SEA region. In less favorable news, Spy Pet faces allegations of selling Discord data, raising concerns about online privacy. Lastly, Top Troops: Adventure RPG announces an exciting collaboration with MrBeast.


Olympics Go! Paris 2024
Image via nWay

Week 4: April 22 to April 28

Executive Summary

AeroMayhem PvP: Air Combat Ace, Super Dragon Punch Force 3, Text Express: Word Adventure, and SaGa Emerald Beyond soared onto Android and iOS, while Flame of Valhalla ignited interest with pre-registration openings. Bloodline: The Last Royal Vampire descended upon India’s mobile gaming scene. Zenless Zone Zero, Arthdal Chronicles: Three Factions. Spirit of the Island, and LEGO Hill Climb Adventures invited players to pre-register for upcoming adventures.

Garena prepared to relaunch Free Fire in India, and Supercell soft-launched Squad Busters in select regions as Age of Sea embarked on a soft launch. Raven 2 opened pre-registration in Korea, and Quest Dragon commenced its open beta. Zombie State entered the fray, while NetEase Games introduced Powerdise in early access. The conclusion of the GamingonPhone Conference Online 2024 marked a grand finale to a week packed with gaming excitement.


Zenless Zone Zero Amplifying Test
Image via HoYoverse
Squad Busters, Squad Busters baby, Squad Busters wallpaper, Squad Busters Evolution
Squad Busters Baby Forms (Image via Supercell)
CookieRun: Tower of Adventures pre-registrations, CookieRun: Tower of Adventures
Image via Devsisters Corporation

Week 5: April 29 to April 30

Executive Summary

Mobile gaming news in the last two days of April 2024 wasn’t much to discuss, but the Clash of Clans announcing an exciting collaboration with football sensation Erling Haaland was a major highlight. In other news, Phoenix Games made headlines with its acquisition of India-based PopReach Games.


That’s all about my roundup for April 2024! Read the previous month roundups below-

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