How Old Is Clash of Clans?

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How Old is Clash of Clans?

Aditi Joshi
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Clash of Clans is one of the most successful and longest running mobile titles by Supercell.
In this article, we'll take a deeper look at Clash of Clans' long running legacy and how far it has come from 2012.

Clash of Clans is one of the most popular titles by Supercell. It is available on iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Android devices. It has been free to download internationally since it was first released on 2nd August 2012, for iOS and 8th October 2013, for Android.

It falls under the massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game genre and has been ruling since inception. The game has come a long way from what it was. It has inculcated better technology with time, inviting players to witness the game's evolution in real-time.

The relationship between Clash of Clans and its player base is like no other! Players love this game for its interactive strategy genre as well as the intense lore that it offers.

Supercell has released many other titles, like Clash Royale, Brawl Stars, etc. But, Clash of Clans is arguably its most successful title out of them.

Clash of Clans is Supercell's hit title. 

How Old is Clash of Clans?

Clash of Clans first came into being in 2012, released first on iOS devices and then on Android. Since then, it has seen a lot of ups and downs throughout its long-running duration. At the time of writing, Clash of Clans is almost 12 years old.

Revealing this evokes a feeling of surprise and nostalgia in players as many games have gone down the gutter since they came up in 2012. Unlike them, Clash of Clans has managed to stand the ravages of time and has emerged like the strong victor it is.

The game has seen its fair share of criticism from players and critics alike. It has also faced an influx of scammers and hackers. This has ruined the gaming experience for many, making it difficult for them to come back to the game.

The game continuously introduces new updates to it. 

Clash of Clans, released in 2012, has undergone numerous updates since then. And the developers have shown no sign of stopping this trend. New content is released every few months, bringing in something new. These updates vary; they may alter game mechanics, introduce fresh buildings and troops, or simply provide additional cosmetic options.

As the game approaches its 12th year, the player base has naturally dwindled a little. While seasoned players remain, the influx of new players has significantly decreased, resulting in reduced competition. However, the number of players that stay behind is also not small. A majority of people still enjoy playing Clash of Clans.


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Aditi Joshi is an English Literature student who indulges in the world of gaming when she's not working. She finds enjoyment in the immersive world of gaming.

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