Clash Royale for PC is a freemium real-time strategy videogame that intuitively mixes the genre tropes of collectible card games, tower defense tactical games, and multiplayer online battle arena games that have found great popularity on the mobile market. After it’s release in early 2016, this game became a worldwide phenomenon and managed to reach over $1B in revenue during its first year of operation. Over the next several years, the game received numerous updates and economy balances that enabled players to get immersed in new modes of play, new tactical card spells, structures, and more. Publishers from Finish company Supercell also organized several notable e-Sport events during 2017 and 2018 (Crown Championship and various Clash Royale League events) with prize money pool reaching up to 1 million dollars.
Described primarily as a “tower rush” game, Clash Royale for Desktop primary mode of play are 3-minute-long 1v1 or 2v2 online matches where players are tasked to protect their defensive towers while dealing enough damage to destroy more of opponent’s structures or bring down their King’s Tower which would result in an instant victory. At the end of the 3-minute limit, the game will survey the state of all player’s towers, and in the event of a tie, the game will enter overtime and sometimes into rare Draw. In addition to regular solo or duo play, Clash Royale also supports clans (with space for up to 50 players) and Clan Wars, where five clans battle between each other for the ultimate prize of rare chest items and war bounties.
The gameplay involves activating card spells (who can summon troops, structures, or fire magical spells), which require an appropriate number of elixirs to be played. The card deck consists of just 8 cards, which users can pick before the start of the match from the currently available card pool. The game originally launched with 48 cards separated in Common, Rare, Epic rarities, with regular expansions introducing new cards, rarities, ability to level up cards, purchasable emote decks, and trade tokens. The entire gameplay loop of Clash Royale GameLoop is fast, energetic, very tactical and because of the presence of generous in-game shop, at times geared more toward premium players. To make the action even more appealing and intuitive, the entire combat arena with structures of all players are located on a single screen, removing the need to scroll or pan the camera and focus solely on the tactical decisions needed for securing victory.
In addition to amazing popularity this game achieved on mobile iOS and Android platforms, Clash Royale can today also be experienced on PC via advanced Android emulation GameLoop. This way, you can continue playing even when you are using your desktop or laptop PC, taking full advantage of many benefits of this platform, including faster performance, larger screens, customizable controls, and more.
Clash Royale is available today on iOS and Android, with freemium access that enables players to never pay for anything no matter how much they want to play.