However, the series has been in a state of hibernation with the last official title in the franchise, Tiberium Alliances, released as a free online browser game back in 2012.
EA has revealed a brand-new entry in its long-running Command & Conquer series.
This changes today with the announcement of Command & Conquer: Rivals for smartphones. This game depends a lot on timing as you need to make enough units to control three zones that allow you to launch a big missile at the enemy base. There will likely be different varieties of maps and game modes available as well. Sure, it's not the full-fat version of the game we've come to know and love but, for a bit of RTS on-the-go, you can't get much better than this.More news: Unravel 2 is out now
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Is Command & Conquer: Rivals the game Command & Conquer fans expect and deserve, then? Android users can download and play a pre-alpha build of the game, which is called "Command and Conquer: Rivals", today. If you look at what EA did with Plants vs Zombies 2 and also what they announced for Battlefield V (no lootboxes or premium pass), one can hope that this game will be fun to play.
"Rivals is specifically designed for mobile, so we're giving players quick, head-to head live battles with continuous unit control, where skill and strategy reign supreme". But wait, before we proceed, take that excitement down a notch.