Fate/Grand Order (English)

Review by Isabella Roberts
23 Nov 2021
5

Fate/Grand Order is a mobile game developed by Delightworks, a Japanese developer. It was released on June 25th, 2015. Fate/Grand Order is a turn-based RPG, with a free-to-play mobile game genre. It has been ported to PC, and was released on July 25th, 2018.

Gameplay

The player is a master, and the master is summoned to a world known as “AD”. The master is tasked with stopping a phenomenon known as the “Earth’s Decline”, which will cause the destruction of the world. The master’s power is called a “Servant”, which is a historical figure from a different world, who is summoned to a different world, and can be a hero, a friend, or an enemy. The player battles enemies and bosses, and can also form relationships with other players, which allows the player to share Servants with other players.

The player’s goal is to battle enemies and bosses, and to clear the story. The player can increase their Servant’s levels, and can also form relationships with other players to increase their Servant’s level. The player can also equip their Servant with items and skills.

The gameplay of Fate/Grand Order is a turn-based RPG with a tactical strategy feel. Players gather a team of four servants and face a variety of enemies. In addition, Fate/Grand Order features a card battle system called the "Order System." Players can utilize the "Order System" to summon powerful servants and order them to attack their enemies. There are a total of 5 different types of servant classes: Saber, Archer, Lancer, Rider, and Caster. The gameplay of Fate/Grand Order is a turn-based RPG with a tactical strategy feel. Players gather a team of four servants and face a variety of enemies. In addition, Fate/Grand Order features a card battle system called the "Order System." Players can utilize the "Order System" to summon powerful servants and order them to attack their enemies.

Graphics

Fate/Grand Order’s graphics are drawn in a 2D style that is reminiscent of the Fate series. The background is drawn in a pre-rendered 3D style, and the character sprites are drawn in a 2D style, and to emphasize the 3D backgrounds, the characters are drawn as sprites with shadows. The sprites are drawn with a limited color palette, and as such, the sprites can be drawn as sprites with up to 16 colors. The graphics of Fate/Grand Order are similar to other mobile games. Fate/Grand Order contains a variety of different sprite animations, but the game lacks 3D graphics. The game is 2D, but the sprites are detailed and well-animated.

Replayability

Fate/Grand Order has a story that can be completed. The player can also increase their Servant’s levels, and can also form relationships with other players to increase their Servant’s level. Fate/Grand Order has a rarity system in which Servants can be ranked, in which there is three different tiers:

  • Normal
  • Rarity 
  • Ultra Rare

Advantages

  • The game is free to play
  • The game is available in many languages
  • The game features a story
  • The game’s graphics are in 2D style
  • The game is available on PC
  • The game is easy to learn

Disadvantages

  • The game is only available on Android or iOS
  • The game has low-quality graphics
  • The game has a lot of microtransactions
  • The game has a lot of grinding
  • The game’s story is linear

Conclusion

Fate/Grand Order is a free-to-play mobile RPG adapted from the popular Fate franchise. The game is a turn-based RPG with a tactical strategy feel. Players gather a team of four servants and face a variety of enemies.