Earlier this year, 505 Games in collaboration with the developer Engine Software, brought Terraria to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 with a PlayStation Vita release promised. Today, 505 Games has announced that they will be teaming up with the developing studio, Codeglue to port Terraria to phones and tablets.
This marks the first time Terraria has seen a portable release. 505 Games has stated that Terraria has been reworked to accommodate the touchscreen controls of mobile devices. Terraria on phones and tablets will feature leaderboards, achievements, and Facebook integration to share your Terrarian adventure with friends.
Terraria will be coming to the Vita, phones, and tablets later this Summer.
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – MAY 31, 2013 – Originally released in 2011 by indie studio Re-logic, Terraria is a side-scrolling, action-adventure sandbox game with an emphasis on crafting and exploration set in vast and vibrant worlds. The game has received universal and critical acclaim with millions of “Terrarians” embarking on their own adventures since the game’s release on PC, XBLA and PSN. Now mobile gamers can gear up for the action because Terraria is headed to phones and tablets so players anywhere can dig, fight, explore and build!
Players will discover more than a dozen environments and face treacherous perils including over a hundred twisted foes, magical creatures and villainous bosses. The controls have been completely redesigned for touch screens and every aspect of the game has been tweaked and balanced to give players the perfect on the go Terraria experience.
Terraria for mobile platforms will support leader boards, achievements and Facebook integration so you can share screenshots of your adventures and creations. In development by Codeglue, Terraria for phones and tablets will be available starting this summer.