Mobile games are a huge market for major developers, as well as a brutal business for app stores. In the Google Play Store and Apple App Store we find countless titles, although in recent times other secondary actors have joined. The one that has sounded the loudest is Netflix, the popular platform for series and movies that provides games with its subscription.
Last week the remastered GTA trilogy landed – it includes GTA III, Vice City and San Andreas – allowing us to play three classics totally free (as long as we pay religiously) on mobile. However, it is not the only one that wants to conquer smartphone players. Crunchyroll already does it Therefore, let’s see what it can offer us.
Crunchyroll games for mobile
It is common for users to go to official application stores to download games. There are all genres and for all players: casual, shooting, racing, adapted from consoles, strategy, management, and a long etcetera. Furthermore, the growing power of the hardware of our mobile phones makes technical progress possible, as an example we have the iPhone 15 Pro that invades the world of consoles.
However, as we have mentioned previously, There are more options than what we find in stores. Netflix has a good catalog of games and perhaps the unexpected one in this sense is Crunchyroll. This on-demand anime service follows the ‘N’ trend in streaming and gives free games to its subscribers.
To do this, from the official website, they have a special section where to check them. Obviously, most of these games are based on popular anime franchises, like ‘One Punch Man’ or ‘My Hero Academia’. Once we click on one, it will take us to the link to download. They are hosted on the Play Store and App Store, so it does not require installing an additional store.
In case you’re curious, or you can’t check what these titles are right now, we leave them as a summary in the next list:
- One Punch Man: New World (available on iOS, Android and PC)
- Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden (available on iOS, Android and PC)
- Street Fighter: Duel (available on iOS and Android)
- Bloodline: The Last Royal Vampire (available on iOS and Android)
- My Hero Academia: The Strongest Hero (available on iOS and Android)
- Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump Dimensions (available on iOS and Android)
- River City Girls (available on iOS and Android)
- Wolfstride (available on iOS and Android)
- Behind the Frame (available on iOS and Android)
- Inbento (available on iOS and Android)
It is true that some are already free to play, so they do not require an active subscription to the service. Now, many others cataloged under the ‘Crunchyroll Game Vault’ section do require us to log in with a paying user. It is worth mentioning that not all Crunchyroll subscriptions are valid to enjoy these games: only users who pay the Mega or Ultimate modalities They will be able to download them.
We must distinguish between games that Crunchyroll has developed and those it has distributed. They have the rights to both, but we will differentiate them by the name of the developer. While their own are under the umbrella of ‘Crunchyroll LLC’, the rest will appear under the ownership of ‘Crunchyroll Games’. This doesn’t matter to us, but it also gives us clues as to which ones require active subscription.
In short, another streaming platform that provides free games with the subscription. And we, the users, couldn’t be happier. Reliving the adventures of characters like Saitama or Midoriya is possible at any time and place, regardless of whether you have an iPhone or an Android mobile.
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