One of the most iconic games from Konami’s catalogue just got a surprise release on mobile this morning. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is now available to download and play on iOS and Android.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night was first released on PlayStation in 1997. It was directed and produced by Toru Hagihara and Koji “Iga” Igarashi. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night expanded what the series was known for a began building out the genre that would go on to be known as Metroidvanias.
Since then, the game has been ported to numerous consoles and platforms, including PlayStation 4 in 2018. Now, mobile players will have a chance to once again step into the shoes of Alucard as he explores Dracula’s castle, fighting ghouls and other baddies.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is available to download for $3.99 CAD. The mobile port of the game will have a “new continue feature”. It will also have on-screen touch functions or players can use a compatible game controller to play. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night will be available in six languages; English, Japanese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
While some may find this release to be a bit sudden, it does coincide with the release of the third season of Netflix’s Castlevania animated series. The adaptation centring around Trevor Belmont returns on March 5th.