The best new mobile strategy games of 2020
Strategy games come in sizes big and small, with so many different options available on every platform ever. They're one of the oldest types of games and, over the years, we've seen so many sub-genres splinter off of them. They tend to use the player’s decision-making skills to determine an outcome, requiring some thought before decisions are made. Through the massive variety of games available you have turn-based strategies, real-time strategies and much, much more - there are tons and tons of strategy games, with many more released each year. With so much to choose from, it might be hard to find a relatively new strategy game well worth diving into, that's why we've brought together this list of the best new mobile strategy games of 2020.
With that in mind, we have hand-selected the best strategy games that came out on mobile devices over that long-long year. Our selections will take you through a variety of different settings, from WWII to a corrupted, deep-space future, but they all deliver succinct, wonderful strategic gameplay whichever one you decide to step into.
As we said before though, strategy comes in a whole variety of different methods, so we've even included a production-line style game, which might feel a bit closer to a tycoon game to some, but definitely ticks all of the boxes that these other titles do.
So, without further delay, click on through below to find out the best new mobile strategy games of 2020.
Company of Heroes
Taking you into a war-filled setting, Company of Heroes is a fast paced, squad based strategy game full of shooting, commanding tanks, and taking over areas. Based on WWII, this real-time strategy game has you commanding two companies of American soldiers, during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. It’s intense, it’s got historical nods, there is a lot to actually do in order to make sure that your squad will do well, and it’s full of strategic decisions.
If futuristic, space-themed strategies are more your style, Crying Suns is an amazing entry to the mobile strategy genre. This tactical rogue-lite gives you the ability to command a space fleet, exploring a mysteriously fallen empire. There are lots of story aspects in this game, as well as fights between battleships and their squadron fleets, to balance things out. The universe is also procedurally generated, meaning no two universes are the same!
The Bonfire 2: Uncharted Shores
A strategic, city building type game, The Bonfire 2: Uncharted Shores has you building up your civilization, surviving through the seasons, managing workers and resources, all while discovering mysterious dungeons and finding out more about the ancients who used to live there. There are a lot of decisions to be made in this game from what you want to use resources on to how comfortable you want to make the world for your villagers. As the game grows, there are more events to take on and areas to discover too.
XCOM 2 Collection
Looking to take the world back from the hands of evil Aliens who are killing anyone who disagrees with them, XCOM 2 allows you to take part in turn-based, tactical combat, fighting against the aliens who have changed the home you knew into something more. This version of the game includes four DLC packs from the Pc version, and is optimized for a selection of different iPhones, great for those who want to take on a more serious game
Sandship is a factory management game set in a post-apocalyptic world. You have control over the last sandship on this world, which is also a giant, AI-ran, mega factory that roams the desert, looking for new technologies and items that can be used to better survive this strange world. Along with crafting and trading, you’ll also find yourself fighting against a cult that does not want your sandship to stay alive.