Tencent Has Already Ruined Many Games With 1 Most Hated Feature and Elden Ring Mobile Game May Suffer The Same Fate

Fans of 'Elden Ring' are concerned due to this one bad Tencent Games habit when developing games.

Tencent Has Already Ruined Many Games With 1 Most Hated Feature and Elden Ring Mobile Game May Suffer The Same Fate

SUMMARY

  • 'Elden Ring' is supposedly getting a mobile game version according to recent speculations.
  • Tencent Games is most likely to add a lot of microtransactions in 'Elden Ring's mobile phones.
  • This has been seen before in previous Tencent developments, such as 'PUBG Mobile' and 'CoD' Mobile.
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There is no doubt that developing a mobile version for famous video game franchises helps them reach a way larger audience than before, and the same will probably be the case for the speculated soon-coming Elden Ring mobile game.

However, what raises concerns among players of FromSoftware’s latest game is that the developing studio Tencent, which will most likely be responsible for porting the game to mobile, is going to follow a more corporate method. This essentially means that it will be filled to the brim with paywalls and microtransactions.

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Why Elden Ring Mobile Version Might Be A Nightmare For Fans?

The recent decade in the gaming industry has seen a sudden growth of paywalls and microtransactions, often locking items and features unless you are willing to shell out some cash. This is particularly seen in the case of none other than EA Games, which is notorious for its microtransaction system implied in video games.

What concerns fans and players of Elden Ring is the fact that Tencent Games is not very different than the above-mentioned studio. This means that the mobile version of the game is most likely going to be filled with paywalls and locked items, unlike its PC counterpart.

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The likelihood of the speculated mobile game featuring numerous microtransactions is increased by its aim to be a competitor to Genshin Impact. This suggests that it will likely adopt the same monetization model.

Is Shadow Of Erdtree DLC Coming To Mobile Too?

Bearing in mind how the DLC is yet to be released, and it lines up exactly with the rumors of Elden Ring’s mobile game development, there is a high probability that we will get to see the extension coming to mobile too.

What motivates studios like Tencent to bring a video game franchise to a wider audience on smartphones is how it has shown major success in the past. We are talking about the major commercial success of PUBG: Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile, which have set an example for other games to be ported to mobile.

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FromSoftware’s fan base and the whole gaming community alike are hyped together for the coming Shadow of the Erdtree DLC. While the exact release date for the same remains unknown, fans have predicted it will be released in late February, near the game’s second anniversary.

Elden Ring is available to purchase on Steam.

Aaditya Chugh

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Aaditya Chugh is a Gaming Content Writer at FandomWire. With a passion for everything gaming, he's the one you turn to for the latest insights and reviews straight from the industry. Whether he's diving into timeless classics like the first ever Doom or staying up-to-date with the newest releases like Helldivers 2 and Stellar Blade, he provides whatever you might need to stay in the loop.