Beast Quest: Ultimate Heroes is now available for iOS and Android following a successful pre-registration campaign where the game racked up 560,000 pre-orders. That's not entirely surprising given that another Beast Quest mobile game, released in 2015, was downloaded over 17 million times.

The game itself is based on a series of popular children's books by Adam Blade. Across his library of works, he has sold over 20 million copies all over the world, making Beast Quest a very popular series with younger folk.

Beast Quest: Ultimate Heroes itself is a 3D tower defence game that will follow the journey of Tom as he embarks on a quest to stop the evil wizard Malvel. Along the way, you'll be able to gather other heroes to help you out in battle with over 8 available. There will also be 13 different tower variants to collect too that will aid in slaying various skeletons and goblins.

These are represented by different cards that can all be upgraded through various means including tackling daily dungeons. Beyond that, there are also over 20 different pieces of equipment that can be given to your heroes to further bolster their strength and defence.

At launch, there will be over 70 different stages to beat, with each having different themes and routes in an attempt to keep the gameplay interesting. Beyond that, if you enjoy leaderboard chasing there's also an Endless Mode where you'll see how long you can last and how many kills you can get before being overwhelmed.

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If you do feel like giving Beast Quest: Ultimate Heroes a try, it's worth noting that several user-submitted reviews have reported connection issues as well as a bug following the tutorial on Google Play.

Beast Quest: Ultimate Heroes is available now over on the App Store and Google Play. It's a free-to-play game with in-app purchases.

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