New Command & Conquer announced... but only for mobile

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In the gameplay footage we saw, there were two bases on the screen and both players are tasked with destroying each others' bases.

A new "Command and Conquer" game is coming to mobile devices, EA announced today.

Command & Conquer: Rivals centers around taking control of a missile launch pad in the center of the map.

This marks the series' first game since 2012's Tiberium Alliances and you'd hope it gets off to a good start because if there's one thing the world needs, it's Command and Conquer rocking up and showing everybody how it's done just like the good old days. Every game becomes a best of three matchup between rivals.

Command & Conquer: Rivals will arrive as a free-to-play title for Android and iOS later this year, however, players on the former platform can register now for pre-alpha testing.

EA shows it off as a mini eSports event, featuring two competitive players iNcontroL and NickatNyte going through the game in a live demo, which iNcontroL wins. Let's hope that the monetisation is not too aggressive. The last main entry in the series, Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight, came out in 2010. Microtransactions will be available, but EA swears on its pinky that anything you can buy will also be obtainable for free just by playing the game. This game could be EA's way to take on Supercell's successful game Clash Royale, and we'll find out eventually if it's successful.