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Mobile gaming news roundup (December 2023): New releases, Industry movements and more

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As we are now into 2024, let’s take a moment to check out the mobile gaming advancements over the preceding month. December 2023 unfolded as a delightful experience for mobile gaming enthusiasts, presenting a collection of lively new titles and bringing forth thrilling updates and revelations about forthcoming mobile games. In this article, we 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 December 2023.

Monthly Mobile Gaming News Roundup for December 2023

Week 1: December 01 to December 07

Executive Summary

In the first week of Mobile Gaming News for December 2023, noteworthy events included the launch of Black Clover M: Rise Of The Wizard King and the pre-registration availability for the upcoming RPG Chrono Travelers. Niantic accidentally leaked two Legendary forms in Pokémon Go ahead of the Sinnoh Tour.

The settlement of the PUBG Mobile copyright dispute between Krafton and NetEase was an industry highlight, whereas Xbox made headlines with talks about launching its Mobile Gaming Store. Honkai: Star Rail earned top awards on both the App Store and Google Play, while Genshin Impact secured the PlayStation Partner Award in 2023.

Highlights

Honkai Impact 3rd is reworking its gacha system
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Week 2: December 08 to December 14

Executive Summary

The second week brought EA SPORTS FC Empires into closed beta, previously known as World of League Football. Honkai: Star Rail continued its success by winning the Best Mobile Game at The Game Awards 2023. NEOWIZ’s football title, Pro Soccer: Legend Eleven, entered closed beta, and Zenless Zone Zero anticipates a global launch in 2024. Epic emerged victorious in the Google trial. Meanwhile, Mecharashi, a sci-fi RPG, initiated open beta testing for both Mobile and PC. The period also saw the rebranding of 2K’s epic strategy game, now named Civilization: Eras & Allies.

Highlights

Zenless Zone Zero cover
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Week 3: December 15 to December 21

Executive Summary

The third week of December 2023 also saw exciting Mobile Gaming News with Sea of Dawn, a naval combat MMORPG, opening its closed beta, whereas Funny Fighters: Battle Royale launched globally, while NBA Infinite soft-launched in Oceania. Love and Deepspace began its closed beta test for Android in specific regions, and ROM: Remember Of Majesty, Kakao Games’ MMORPG, opened pre-registration.

Additionally, Alterna Welt: Blue Exorcist Gaiden, a 3D ARPG, announced a Summer 2024 launch in Japan. One Punch Man: World by Crunchyroll Games became available for pre-registration, and SaGa Emerald Beyond, an upcoming RPG from Square Enix, was announced for Mobile, PC, and Consoles.

Highlights

Love and Deepspace closed beta
Image via Papergames

Week 4: December 22 to December 28

Executive Summary

The fourth week witnessed the launch of Crazy Ones in the US. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang initiated open beta testing in China. China introduced new regulations aimed at reducing excessive gaming spending. Additionally, Tokyo Revengers: Last Mission, a 3D RPG, opened pre-registration in Japan. Vinicius Jr, the Brazilian footballer, joined LOUD as a co-owner.

Indus Battle Royale Mobile commenced a limited closed beta test, while Square Enix’s Dragon Quest Tact faced a shutdown announcement. Other shutdowns included Fullmetal Alchemist Mobile and DanMachi MEMORIA FREESE, both scheduled for early 2024.

Highlights

Tokyo Revengers PUZZ REVE!
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Week 5: December 29 to December 31

Executive Summary

The final week of December marked the announcement of winners for our GamingonPhone Awards 2023. CookieRun: Tower of Adventures declared a Closed Beta Test and Archosaur Games’ MMO title, Avatar: Reckoning, opened pre-registration in China. Revelation Paradox, a tactical RPG based on a popular IP, achieved an official launch in Japan and Korea, that concludes the December month as well as the year 2023 for Mobile Gaming News.

Highlights

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