You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Game of Thrones: Conquest’ Multiplayer Strategy Mobile Game Launch Date Set

The war for the Iron Throne will soon be joined on smartphones.

Game of Thrones: Conquest” — a massively multiplayer mobile strategy game based on HBO’s hit series — is slated to be released Oct. 19 on Apple’s App Store and Google Play. The game was developed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Turbine studio, under license from HBO. (The companies are Time Warner corporate siblings.)

In the game, you’re the head of a new House vying to take the Iron Throne. Players forge alliances and raise armies to crush enemies with force — or command their own small councils to sabotage foes from within, navigating Westeros’ backstabbing political landscape.

Game of Thrones: Conquest” (tagline: “Fight for the crown”) is free to download and play, offering in-app purchases to acquire gold, weapons, objects, speed-ups and other resources.

Players who pre-register for the game at the official site (gotconquest.com) will receive the Prepare for War bundle the first week of launch only. The bundle, which Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment says carries a $50 value, includes Night’s Watch training gear as well as gold and resources.

Game of Thrones” is HBO’s most-watched original series to date. Season 7 concluded in August, and the eighth and final season will air in late 2018 or early 2019.

A separate “Game of Thrones” episodic adventure game, developed by Telltale Games, was released in late 2014.

Watch the “Game of Thrones: Conquest” teaser trailer:

More Digital

  • Evan Williams, Twitter founder (R) and

    Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Steps Down From Company’s Board

    Twitter co-founder Evan “Ev” Williams is stepping down from the company’s board, Twitter announced in a SEC filing Friday afternoon. Williams will depart from the board at the end of this month, according to the filing. “It’s been an incredible 13 years, and I’m proud of what Twitter has accomplished during my time with the [...]

  • Facebook Logo

    Facebook Shuts Down Controversial Ovano VPN App

    Responding to a continued backlash over its data collection practices, Facebook pulled the plug on its Ovano VPN app Friday. Ovano, which promised users an added level of privacy while using public Wifi hotspots, was used by Facebook for market research purposes. Facebook removed the app from the Google Play store Friday, and the company [...]

  • Smosh

    Smosh Acquired by Rhett & Link's Mythical Entertainment

    UPDATED: Smosh, the long-running YouTube comedy brand, has been acquired by Mythical Entertainment, the company formed by Rhett & Link, hosts of comedy show “Good Mythical Morning.” As first reported by Variety last week, Mythical emerged as the leading candidate to buy Smosh, which was left stranded after parent company Defy Media shut down without [...]

  • China Video Streaming Giant iQIYI Loses

    Chinese Video Giant iQIYI Loses $1.3 Billion in 2018

    Chinese video streaming firm iQIYI lost over $1.3 billion in 2018, as revenues and subscriber numbers ballooned. The deepening losses reflected ever higher spending on original content production. Announcing its first full-year financials since a March IPO that launched it onto the NASDAQ, iQIYI said that it lost $1.3 billion (RMB9.1 billion) last compared with [...]

  • Roku headquarters

    Roku Aims to Top $1 Billion in Revenue in 2019, Beats Holiday Quarter Earnings Expectations

    Roku wants to become a billion-dollar company in 2019, and invest more in its ongoing international expansion. The streaming-device maker told investors on Thursday that it expects to generate between $1 billion and $1.025 billion this year, and that international growth was one of its key investment areas for 2019. Roku made these announcements as [...]

  • Vice Media

    Vice Media Taps Joe Simon as Chief Technology Officer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Joe Simon has been tapped as chief technology officer at Vice Media. The newly created role will include oversight of data analytics, engineering, information technology, media operations, media technology, post production, and systems management. Prior to Vice, Simon spent three years as Encompass Digital Media’s chief operating officer. Previously he held the chief technology officer [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content