What are the best strategy android games

Android and iOS: The best strategy games

The major strategy series such as Command & Conquer or Age of Empires have so far not made it to mobile devices, or not in a recommendable way. In the meantime, new titles or popular portings of other franchises for smartphones and tablets have appeared in this genre, which put your strategic skills to the test.

We have spared no expense or effort for you to scour the Google Play and the Apple App Store for the best turn-based strategy games and RTS. Look forward to successful porting of PC classics such as XCOM, Gwent, ROME or Slay for smartphones and tablets. This list also includes lesser-known titles such as Machines at War 3 or Rusted Warfare, inspired by classics that were originally released for Steam. The best? Many of the games manage completely without Free2Play or Pay2Win mechanisms.

The best strategy games for smartphones and tablets

XCOM: Enemy Within

platform: Android / iOS
financing: One-time payment

Mobile offshoot of the reboot of the successful PC series and standalone expansion pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the mobile strategy game of the year 2012. Experience exciting new content, new soldiers, skills, enemies, maps, missions and a new multiplayer mode . Can you save the world from the aliens?

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


The Battle of Polytopia

platform: Android / iOS
financing: free / in-game purchases

In this turn-based strategy game with block graphics, you lead your civilization to war. Choose a people with unique technologies, explore the environment, collect raw materials, operate mining, train warriors and plunge into combat with enemy players or the AI ​​on randomly generated maps.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


GWENT: The Witcher Card Game

platform: Android / iOS
financing: free / in-game purchases

The famous card game of the Witcher universe for smartphone and tablet. Put your deck together, collect rare cards, come up with strategies and compete in exciting duels against other players. Despite in-game purchases, the free game relies on a balanced, fair and entertaining progress system without P2W.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


Z origins

platform: Android
financing: One-time payment

The classic among real-time strategy games for Android with the authentic gaming experience of the original, including the deliciously comical cutscenes and the wild gameplay. Collect resources, build units and destroy your opponents in twenty challenging levels. Unfortunately currently (05.06.2020) not available in the Google Play Store, but the apk file can be downloaded separately.

Download the apk file from Androidliste.de


Gladiabots

platform: Android / iOS
financing: free / one-time payment / in-game purchases

The strategy game of a different kind is Gladiabots. Create and program the AI ​​for your own robot. Send him into the arena and fight other robots. Plan, test and improve your strategy to advance in the offline single player campaign or online multiplayer mode.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


Great Little War Game (Series)

platform: Android / iOS
financing: One-time payment / in-game purchases

Turn-based 3D strategy game with an amusing comic look. Command your army on land, air and water, strategically exploit differences in altitude, plan ambushes or take a defensive approach. Take on 30 different missions, from conquering the enemy headquarters to rescuing Generalissimo.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


ROME: Total War

platform: Android / iOS
financing: One-time payment

The strategic PC masterpiece for Android and iOS. Conquer and rule the ancient world by fighting spectacular real-time battles in a huge turn-based campaign. Control legionaries, spearmen and archers as well as cavalry, chariots and war elephants and achieve fame and glory.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


Battlevoid: Harbinger

platform: Android / iOS
financing: One-time payment

Take command of a spaceship in this epic sci-fi space RTS. Explore the galaxy, discover new technologies, improve your spaceship, adapt your fleet and complete different missions to save the human race.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


Slay

platform: Android / iOS
financing: One-time payment / in-game purchases

The strategy classic Slay for mobile devices. The strategy game, which is easy to learn and is set in the Middle Ages, consists of cards for six players that are divided into hexagons. Conquer enemy territory, unite territories and create stronger units, but be careful not to bankrupt your territory.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


Machines at War 3 RTS

platform: Android / iOS
financing: One-time payment

RTS game with 21 gripping missions in the single player campaign and an online multiplayer mode. Choose from numerous victory conditions, build and defend your base, command over 130 different units and technologies and protect allies on randomly generated maps.

Link to the Google Play Store

Link to the Apple App Store


Age of AI

platform: Android
financing: One-time payment

Age of AI is the turn-based risk board game for Android and can also be played offline and without advertising. Play against a clever artificial intelligence on numerous cards with different skill levels, use technologies and upgrades for units, resource production or nuclear attacks with old-school graphics.

Link to the Google Play Store


Rusted Warfare

platform: Android
financing: One-time payment

Classic 2D RTS game inspired by Total Annihilation and Command and Conquer with no microtransactions and ads. Play the campaign offline or multiplayer in the local network with up to eight players. Controls over 40 unique land, air and water forces with extensive strategic capabilities.

Link to the Google Play Store


You should be busy with these strategy games for a while. Like the developers, we are of course happy to receive feedback. Did you like our recommendations?

Other genres also have really good games to offer. You can find out which ones exactly on our topic page for smartphone games.

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