7 Upcoming Mobile Games You Should Be Excited About (2021 & Beyond)

The gaming community expanded exponentially after PUBG Mobile became an esports sensation. PUBG Mobile’s success motivated Activision to release Call of Duty Mobile, which grabbed millions of players instantly. It seems like the trend for mobile games isn’t going to end soon, as several upcoming mobile games are already creating enough hype.Most video game developers realized that mobile gaming is a massive market. And to expand to that market, developers have to release games for Android and iOS. Thus, there are some amazing upcoming mobile games in 2021 that you should be excited about. So, let’s straight away get to the good stuff.Upcoming Mobile Games (2021 & Beyond)S.NO.Best Upcoming Mobile GamesRelease Date (Expected)1.Valorant Mobile20222.Apex Legends Mobile20213.PUBG: New State20214.League Of Legends: Wild Rift20215.Diablo Immortal20216.Pokemon Unite20217.The Witcher: Monster Slayer20211. Valorant Mobile[embedded content]The first upcoming mobile game we are going to talk about is Valorant Mobile. For those who don’t know, Riot Games’ Valorant is an extraordinary multiplayer FPS game. Valorant took the 5v5 concept of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and made it more exciting by introducing ‘Agents.’In Valorant, you play in a team of five by selecting different agents with unique abilities. In short, it’s one of the most competitive video games right now.In 2021, Valorant is one of the most popular games with millions of players worldwide. However, Riot Games wants to expand Valorant’s player base; well, that’s what numerous Valorant leaks and rumors say.Officially, Valorant didn’t confirm anything on the development of Valorant Mobile. However, data miners have found several in-game files indicating that developers are working on a mobile port for Valorant. Nevertheless, it’s still hard to say when Valorant Mobile will actually be released. Hopefully, Riot will announce Valorant Mobile by the end of 2021, with a possible release date in 2022.Release Date: 2022(Expected)2. Apex Legends Mobile[embedded content]Similar to Valorant, Apex Legends is already one of the best multiplayer games in 2021. Basically, it is a battle royale game available for consoles, PC, and Nintendo Switch. And Respawn Entertainment has already confirmed that it is working on Apex Legends Mobile. Unlike other battle royale games like PUBG and Call of Duty Warzone, Apex Legends has different characters, each with a unique set of abilities.Initially, EA wanted to release Apex Legends Mobile by the end of 2021. However, COVID-19 impacted the game’s development; the reason why it got delayed. Now, according to several leaks, Apex Legends Mobile will release in the third quarter of 2021. Interestingly, Apex Legends Mobile’s soft launch will begin in China in the next three to four months. You could say that it is one of the best upcoming mobile games to watch out for in 2021.Release Date: 2021 (Expected)3. PUBG: New State[embedded content]Recently, PUBG Crop. announced a new PUBG battle royale game for mobile platform, PUBG: New State. Unlike other PUBG games, PUBG: New State is set in 2051. So, in the upcoming mobile game, players are going to see several futuristic weapons and vehicles. The game will feature drones, shields, and other technologically advanced gadgets. Moreover, in PUBG New State, players are going to see an entirely new map, TRIO.Interestingly, PUBG Studios confirmed that they plan on releasing PUBG New State by the end of 2021. The alpha testing for the game will begin a little earlier than the global release.PUBG is already one of the most popular battle royale games of all time, with millions of players worldwide. Nevertheless, the Korean video game developer is now inclined to seize more players with the third game under its umbrella. So, there’s no doubt that PUBG: New State is one of the best upcoming mobile games of 2021.Release Date: 20214. League Of Legends: Wild Rift[embedded content]Riot Games’ League Of Legends for PC is already an esports sensation. The Multiplayer online battle area game is considered one of the best games of all time. However, the game is only available for Windows, macOS, and Macintosh operating systems. Fortunately, in October 2019, Riot Games announced League of Legends: Wild Rift, the mobile port for League of Legends.Sadly, League of Legends: Wild Rift does not have an official release date. However, Riot Games is already testing this game in selected countries. In March 2021, the open beta of League of Legends: Wild Rift will enter America. So, it’s safe to assume that Riot will release the MOBA game by the end of 2021, making it one of the best upcoming mobile games this year.Release Date: 2021 (Expected)5. Diablo Immortal[embedded content]Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo Immortal is an upcoming multiplayer action role-playing game for Android and iOS. The mobile port is based on the PC and console versions of the Diablo series and is set between Diablo II and Diablo III. Blizzard announced Diablo Immortal in 2018 and conducted the limited alpha testing for the game from December 2020-January 2021. Blizzard confirmed that another alpha testing for Diablo Immortal would begin soon.Unfortunately, Activision CEO confirmed that Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 wouldn’t be released in 2021. However, the studio affirmed that Diablo Immortal’s development is progressing well, and players might get to play the game in 2021.Release Date: 20216. Pokemon Unite[embedded content]Last year in June, The Pokemon Company announced Pokemon Unite, the first-ever Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game based on Pokemon. The game is developed by TiMi Studios, the Chinese studio that developed Call of Duty Mobile.In Pokemon Unite, players can team up and play as a Pokemon of their choice. Between matches, players can perform interesting moves to conquer wild Pokemon in the arena. Players have to score points to evolve their Pokemon, and the team with the highest score is declared victorious.For Pokemon fans, there are so many reasons to look forward to the release of Pokemon Unite. Officially, Pokemon Unite doesn’t have a release date yet. However, we could see Pokemon Unite releasing by the end of 2021.Release Date: 2021 (Expected)7. The Witcher: Monster Slayer[embedded content]Last year, CD Projekt Red announced The Witcher: Monster Slayer Augmented Reality(AR) game for Android and iOS. The Witcher: Monster Slayer will work exactly like Pokemon Go. However, you will not be catching monsters in the Witcher mobile game. Instead, you have to kill monsters roaming around in the world.The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is considered a masterpiece game of the last decade. The success of video games even inspired Netflix to work on The Witcher series starring Henry Cavill. So, considering the popularity of the Witcher franchise, it’s safe to say that The Witcher: Monster Slayer is one of the best upcoming mobile games.Right now, The Witcher: Monster Slayer doesn’t have an official release date. However, you can expect the game to release in 2021.Release Date: 2021(Expected)Top Upcoming Mobile Games: Wrapping UpThat’s it; these are the seven best upcoming mobile games that you should be excited about. Of course, there are other mobile games under development as well. However, these are the best ones that deserved to be on the list. If you have more to add, feel free to comment below!