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What are the best mobile games coming in 2021? This year has the potential to be a great year for mobile gaming. With amazing new game titles announced we are more than trilled for what’s coming. But it wouldn’t be fun to keep the joy just for ourselves and this is why we created a list with the most expected titles of the year in 2021.

Best mobile games expected in 2021

We hand picked only the best titles that we know people are expecting to play this year. If you consider we missed announcing a game, use the contact form and let us know. We will surely add it to the list !

Apex Legends Mobile

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: 2022
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Does Apex Legends require an introduction ? I hope not. Apex Legends mobile should be available on Android and iOS but without a certain release date. One of the top played battle royals the mobile version will sure meet players expectations. It can easily become one of the best mobile games coming in the following year.

Diablo Immortal

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: TBA
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Initially announced a few years ago and facing a massive backlash from Diablo fans, Blizzard Entertainment in partnership with NetEase want’s to bring Diablo Immortals mobile but with no release date announced.

A brand new role-playing game series where the events take place between Lord of Destruction and Diablo 3, will be a massive multiplayer MMORPG where angels and demons fight over domination of the mortal realm. You can join forces with other players and go on quests to collect fragments of the Worldstone and preventing Lord’s of Terror return. Diablo fans will face an open world where they will fight demons, gain power and collect loot.

You can download Diablo Immortals here.


  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: January 2021
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nCore Games announced in 2020 that a new action game called FAU-G ( Fearless and United-Guards) is in the works to be launched in January 2021. The game promises to be an alternative to PUGB Mobile as it was banned India.

The game is based on the India’s northern border and describes elite fighters protecting the national pride and sovereignty. A job for the Fearless and United Guards.

In the upcoming game you will join a team of FAU-G commandos and patrol the borders. You will face India’s enemies and defend the soil. A fight for survival on rough terrains and tough enemies. Jump in the shoes of a patriot soldier and sacrifice yourself for the country.

FAU-G is developed in India by nCore Games and pleads to pay a tribute to the heroes of India. The game is based on real life scenarios bringing thrill and adrenaline.

You can download FAU-G on Android here.

Final Fantasy Chrystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: TBA
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The timeless Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is returning with a new beautiful world with a lot of new features like multiplayer, character voiceovers, online multiplayer, cross-platform. New quests in dungeons, bosses. A bigger world of adventure that you can play with your friends. The cross-platform supports Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS.

Warhammer: Odyssey

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: TBA
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Waited for by all Warhammer fans, this massive multiplayer game based in the Old World, the place where Morrslieb the Chaos Moon grows large in the sky. Stand your ground and fight the darkness and Chaos that have been threatening the civilization. Forge your hammer in this immersive MMORPG game. The game will be available on Android and iOS devices. The game features the already iconic places of Warhammer Fantasy World. A game that the developers promised to develop regularly.

League of Legends: Wild Rift

  • Platform: Android, iOS, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release Date: 2021
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LOL ! Yea League of Legends Wild Rift. What’s the hype all about ? Featuring the Champions we all know and love the game will be a ladder type where together with your friends you destroy enemies Nexus ! Featuring the same 5 vs 5 mode, they plan on adding two champions every single month in 2021. Wild Rift will share some special events that League of Legends will host. Riot Games released a video showing features coming to Lol in 2021. The game will be in beta phase in March.

ODIN: Project Odin – Valhalla Rising

  • Platform: Android & iOS
  • Release Date: 2020
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Teased and announced as Project Odin and currently announced as Valhalla Rising, it’s a MMORPG game that takes place on four continents: Midgard, Nidavellir, Alfheim and Jotunheim, names inspired from the Norse mythology.

The game will be available initially on mobile devices and PC. The koreans at G-star with Kakao games and Lionheart Studio have revealed three new trailers for Odin: Valhalla Rising

With G-Star in full swing in Korea, publisher Kakao Games and developer Lionheart Studio released two new trailers of their upcoming MMORPG Odin: Valhalla Rising.

A fabulous world with amazing scenery, monsters and elves, giants and more. Unique characters and horse riding

It’ll be interesting to see where Odin: Valhalla Rising goes as development progresses, as it certainly appears to be one of the most interesting projects coming out of G-Star. The game has been announced in 2019 and we hope to get our hands on it as soon as possible.

Vainglory All Stars

  • Platform: Android & iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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Bazooka Tango, known for Super Evil Mega Corp and Vainglory have just announced a new 3v3 brawl game called Vainglory All-Stars. With the same heroes from Vainglory but a new world this MOBA promises to be wonderful. Coming on iOS and Android, you can already register into the BETA program as the game will be launched across various countries beginning with Brazil, announced CaptainNeato, the founder of the game studio.



Platforms: Android & iOS
Release Date: TBA

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Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, have announced a new mobile game. In collaboration with Bad Robot Games, the game called Spyjinx is a spying game with secret agents. It’s an original action adventure game where you can build you character, hideout and level up while competing with other players. A multiplayer that takes some inspiration from Fortnite. All while Fortnite released a new season that features spying and secret agents. Coincidence ? Neah…

All that Epic have told us is that the game is set in a secret world of espionage, gadgets and heists, Spyjinx is a mix between action-strategy, RPG and multiplayer head-to-head where the mission of every player is to be the Ultimate Spy MasterMind. The game is released in Beta in some countries like Australia and Malaysia on iOS. More details here. Definitely a contestant for best mobile games of 2021.

Disney Mirrorverse

Publisher: Kabam Games
Genre: Role Playing
Platforms: Android & iOS
Release Date: TBA

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The Disney Mirrorverse is an amazing RPG game for mobile, placed in a Disney universe where you can team up with other players and battle the forces of darkness.

After the collision of two stars, an alternate universe appeared, called Mirrorverse became threatened by Fractured enemies. A game provided by Disney and Kabam. The game launched in January and even though it has some bad reviews, the idea is loved by everyone but they consider there is room for improvement. Definitly a great game from Disney and Kabam.

This is Disney Mirrorverse, a visually stunning new action RPG game for mobile, set in an all-new divergent Disney universe where players assemble teams of amplified, action-ready, 3D Disney and Pixar characters to battle against a dark force.

Marvel Future Revolution

  • Platform: Android & iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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Netmarble together with Marvel is working on a new open-world, multiplayer RPG with heroes from the company’s universe game called Marvel: Future Revolution. Fans are very eager to find out more about the Marvel: Future Revolution. There is no set release date for Marvel’s new game and it’s not even known on what platforms the game will be available in even though you can preregister for the yet to be announced beta program. Can this be the best mobile game of 2021 ? We shall see.

Total War: Elysium

  • Platform: PC, Android, and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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A card collecting game CCG, Total War: Elysium was developed by Creative Assembly and SEGA and it’s targeting strategy fans with a game based on history. A free-to-play game where players will battle one against each other. Build your deck or cards and fight exciting battles with warriors from different eras. The game recently closed it’s beta program and game is announced to launch as soon as possible on mobile and PC.

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  • Platform: Cross-Platform
  • Release Date: TBA
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After the announcement was made with a breathtaking trailer, Nekki and Banzai Games are planning to launch Spine. Placed in the future, the game is about a piece of technology called Spine.

The Spine has the power to make you quick, smart and strong. It can bring you to the level of Godlike, but something is wrong. A PvP team fight game that uses combat AI. With amazing gun-fu tricks, amazing landscapes and great game design the game is still in pre-production.

Chroma Bloom and Blight

  • Platform: PC, Android, and iOS
  • Release Date: November 2020

Coming this month ( 28 January 2021 ), this is a Card Collection Game CCG, a project that was brought to life with the power of Kickstarter Chroma: Bloom & Blight announces to be an amazing card game where you can have access to all the cards from the beginning. Yes, that’s right. No microtransactions. All player start with all the cards giving power to the players in becoming the best by skill not in game purchases. The game has a strong focus on storytelling and with a focus on community, the game will be free to play. Best Mobile Games.

Shadow Fight Arena

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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Released in November, Shadow Fight Arena is a game where you, together with two other fighters fight the opponent team. With unique heroes, upgradeable abilities and level ups you have to counter the enemy’s tactics to be champion of the arena. You can control your character like classical fighter games, bringing the console experience to mobile devices. With over 500 million downloads for the other games in the Shadow Fight series, you can know that the game will deliver an amazing experience. Best Mobile Games

Plant vs Zombies 3

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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After being tested for two months in 2020 and being pulled out to implement players feedback, Plants Vs. Zombies 3 needs no presentation being one of the most popular game series. Developer by EA ( Electronic Arts ), the 3rd sequel features the classic plant vs zombies characters with new plants in your arsenal you have to defend your city lane by lane. There will also be a competitive area where you can win prizes if you perform better than your friends.

The Pathless

  • Platform: Android, iOS, PC, and Playstation
  • Release Date: November 2020

Be a hunter and a master of archery and travel into mystic islands to cure the world of darkness. Partner with your eagle companion for fluid acrobatics, trick shots and move at high speeds in an open world with lot’s of secrets. Through forests and meadows to winter tundras you discover the dark history of islands and solve puzzles of the ancient world in a hunt for spirits walking through the woods. Use your bows and talismans to fix the world.

This game is released on Playstation and iOS and coming soon to Android.

Roller Champions

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

Announced by Ubisoft, this free multiplayer game called Roller Champions will soon be available on mobile. Called the Rocket League of skates, two teams of skaters around the world will fight for the ball in a velodrome. Dodge, pass and act funny on your new skates. The game is available on pre-register on TapTap.

Initially announced on E3 in 2019 you need to score points, complete laps and shoot the ball through the hoop. Try not to get tackled as your lap will be reset !

SaGa Frontier Remastered

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: Summer 2021

Released in 1997 in Japan and in 1998 in USA, this role-playing game just recently announced it’s remastered version. With a team of eight you get to choose your favourite character and embark on a unique journey. With different goals and endings depending on your character, the game’s ending will vary for each of them and it will also allow you to manipulate or expand your story.

With amazing graphics it’s a game that should not be missed. Planned to release in the summer of 2021, it will clearly be a hit game.

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II – THE SITH LORDS

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: 18 December 2020

The worlds most successful franchise of all times, Star Wars just announced a new game based on the star wars universe. With a confirmed title. Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords is a sequel of the Old Republic developed by a different company. It was planned for release in December 2020 on Android and iOS .

Tomb Raider Reloaded

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: 2021
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The legendary Lara Croft is back on mobile devices in an amazing adventure. With her world class twin pistols she searches tombs, fighting enemies swarms. Beat swarms to level up and upgrade fighting abilities and skills. Solve puzzles, fight bosses and dodge secret traps.

Developed by Emerald City Games with Square Enix London, mobile developer team, Tomb Raider Reloaded is available in development mode on Android. You can download it and play it but don’t expect it to run perfectly.

The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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NetEase and Warner Bros has partnered up to develop their new strategy game called The Lord Of the Rings: Rise to war. Officially having launched their closed beta tests in Australia and Philippines, there has been some in game footage released. The game action as the movies and books takes place in the Middle-earth and it’s based on the series by J.R.R. Toliken. It is one of the most anticipated games of 2021 and promises to deliver a visually stunning rendition of LOTR. With high requirements for android devices you can be assured that the graphics of this game will be extraordinary.

The game will feature a Faction system, allowing players to choose between Gondor, Rohan, Erebor and Lothorien in their chase to claim the Ring ! The precious.

Ally and form fellowships during this adventure and defeat enemies !

Impossible Bottles

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

Impossible Bottles is a game of rhythm that tells the story of a global energy crisis, where a scientist tries to provide an environmentally friendly world using music.

The robots feature different electronic music decades starting from the 60s up to 2050. The ninth robot uses a rocket to go to Mars. In the game, scientists use new materials based on the players level performance.

Impossible Bottles is a rhythm game about the global energy crisis and a scientist’s effort to provide an environmentally friendly solution through music.

As a player you have to power up the robots, firing electricity using the music that travels through cables. The game can be played in two modes: Story or arcade. In arcade you can select any robot and a power-up to create the greatest machine. The music becomes harder and more complex and your role is to have a high energy output using the robots.

With 10 robots, single tap gameplay and unique music for each robot, The Impossible Bottles promises to be a fun and engaging game that has yet to be released.

Developed by Honig Studio and featuring an unique concept this game sounds promising, fun and relaxing.

The Ragnarok

  • Platform: Cross-Platform
  • Release Date: TBA

Taking place in a Norse open world, The Ragnarok is an open world game announced for Mobile, Consoles and PCs. With a trailer that sneak-peaks a bit of the gameplay, the game features nine different races to choose from. Under the prophecy of Ragnarok, nine races struggle to fight against the doomsday destruction, protecting their home in a world of giants and dragons. The release date has yet to be announced.

King of Hunters

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

After not being able to launch in 2018, King of Hunters is a concept game that mixes MOBA and Battle Royale. Announced on iOS and Android and having run a lot of closed beta testing the game seems to be on a straight line with an open beta currently running and open for anyone to test. In an interactive open world, equip your character with weapons and skills of your choice and conquer the world. With no announced date people expect a launch as soon as possible.

Code -T

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

If Cyberpunk 2077 came as a dissapointment for many of the players, NetEase announced last year Code T – a simulation game placed in a futuristic city where danger waits at your every step. With neon lights and futuristic scenery you are a bounty hunter manouvering forces and making your way to become a legend.

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

Available in China as a pre-release, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened is an iOS and Android game that combines card collection gaming with RPG and story telling and placed after the Second Wizarding War. Developed by Warner Bros, NetEase and Portkey games it was announced in October 30, 2019.

In the game you will be a Muggle-born that get’s accepted to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Visited by Hagrid, you will get the chance of choosing a Hogwarts House, Explore Hogwarts, join the duel Club and visit the Diagon Alley.

When Ivy Warrington goes missing you have to find her. Learn spells, make friends and use the power of magic to devise strategies and spell combos in your fights.

With no announced date but close to release by the look of it, Harry Potter’s fan base are eagerly waiting for it !

H1Z1 Mobile

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

After being launched on PC and PS4, H1Z1 will surely make it’s way on mobile devices, hopefully in 2021. A battle royale with 150 players it’s a game that was well received by console and pc gamers.

The game was recently made Free To Play even though it was launched with a price tag, this action arcade game is staying true to it’s King of the Hill roots with game plays like solo, duos or fives.

The Z1 Battle Royal developed by NantG is trying to hit the mobile markets and fight with Pubg or Fau-G

EverQuest Mobile

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

A pixel art MMORPG game, is finally announced to be release on mobile. With the original game launched over 20 years ago, EverQuest is one of the most expected games of 2021 even though there is no set release date.

Pokemon Sleep

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: 2020

Pokemon Sleep is where the tracking devices meet games that helps you with your sleep. It’s goal is to turn sleeping into entertainment. There is not much known at the present moment but where Pokemon Go requires players to go outside well actually Pokemon Sleep wants you to have a healthy sleep.

From the app description we currently know that the game will track your sleep, maybe with the use of the Pokemon Go Plus+ tracker and give you a score and tasks like durations, regularity and you get punished for sleeping to little or too much.

Developed by Niantic and Select buttons the developers plan to make sleeping entertaining. Using the accelerometer of the Poke Ball Plus accessory and adding the data to your mobile game.

Scheduled for release in 2020 it’s missed it’s deadline and we are waiting for it in 2021.

Pokémon UNITE

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

Announced as a 5 vs 5 MOBA fighting game, The Pokemon Company and Tencent Gems is planned to be a cross-platform game available for mobile devices and nintendo switch with no price tag.

Players will fight in teams to catch wild Pokemon, level up, evolve Pokemons and defeat other players Pokemons while earning points ! It requires teamwork and strategy. With no release date announced it is clearly one of the most expected upcoming mobile games of 2021.

My Time at Portia

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA
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A farming simulator currently available on Steam it’s developed by Pathea Games and published by Team 17. Taking players into the great city of Portia, the game is set in an apocalyptical era where your main objective is to restore your family farm, raise animals and grow crops. This farming RPG simulator is available in pre-registration for Android and iOS.

Mini DayZ 2

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

Mini dayZ 2 is a sequel of Mini dayZ that is currently in beta in some specific countries. Using the game graphics based on sprites with survival elements the game features base-building, allies gathering and includes growing food, gatherin resources and meeting other survivors to embark in raids. The game will be available on iOS and Android after the beta program and will be set in a post-apocalyptical world. There has been no official release date but it’s expect to launch in 2021.

Romans: Age of Caesar

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: TBA

Romans: Age of Caesar is a co-op Strategy MMO, a historical strategy game where players will rebuild Rome as they re-establish trade routes, share resources and protect their cities from barbarians. With a classic city builder gameplay across the continent you work to rebuild Rome, revive the republic and bring the Roman Empire to it’s known glory.

Thousands of players will work towards the same goal in a cooperative game play. The game will be free-to-play with in game purchases. The game is set to release in 2021.

Onmyoji: The Card Game

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  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release Date: Late 2020

Onmyoji: The game card is already available on Android and iOS. Placed in Shinkiro, a mysterious tower ship city you explore the land of Yokai.
With beautiful japanese style artwork, scene and card design you board the sky cruise with an amazing audiovisual experience.
Choose 4 shikigami and start your duel with 8 exclusive cards.

The game is available on Android and iOS

Boom Beach: Frontlines

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: TBD

Boom Beach Frontlines is coming soon on iOS and Android. Developed by Supercell’s in collaboration with Space Ape Game! the game will be a multiplayer RPG with a focus on strategy, awesome troops and vehicles , you can explore islands, and outplay enemies with the help of your team! The game is already available on pre-registration on TapTap with a great score even if it’s still in alpha and no release date has been announced. With such a great rating it could be one of the best mobile games

Auto Chess MOBA

  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Release date: TBD

This Dota 2 Rival developed by Dragon Nest is Dragon’s Nest newest game called Auto Chess. Based on the Auto Chess universe, the heroes appear in the game. With all the heroes free the Auto Chess Moba promises to be one of the best mobile games. Based on competitivity game skills they release all the heroes free for everyone for a better championship balance.

Conclusions on best mobile games coming in 2021

We are looking forward for Lol: Wild Rift, Auto Chess, Apex Legends, Pokemon United and others. We do believe that there are great contestants for the award of Best mobile games in 2021 !

This concludes our list of the Best Mobile Games coming soon on a mobile device near you !

George Phillips

Author George Phillips

George has worked in mobile gaming journalism for over 10 years. He is now a full-time editor at GamesUnlocks creating great content related to mobile gaming!

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