Jagex has today announced that both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape will be coming to mobile with cross-platform compatibility.

Who-da-thunk-it, Jagex has today announced that their iconic MMORPG RuneScape and it’s Old School spin-off will be coming to mobile, but not as some basic mobile game, as the complete MMO experience. That’s right, the same great RuneScape but now on your smartphone or tablet.

Old School RuneScape will be the first game to make its mobile debut this Winter followed by the main iteration of the game, though a release hasn’t been set for that one just yet.

Probably the best part of this announcement is that the game supports cross-network play, meaning players can log out from their PC and load up the game on mobile to continue their adventure picking right up from where they left off. Alternatively players who prefer a mobile experience can dedicate their time on the mobile app too.

Neil McClarty, Senior Product Director, Jagex, said:

“As a MMO player, you ideally want to play at any time of the day or night no matter where you are. We know that our players’ time is precious, and that’s why want to give all RuneScape players, both present and past, the opportunity to play RuneScape on the go. The fact that they’ll be able to play on their PC, leave the PC, and pick up their mobile and continue playing where you left your character will be a big deal for our players – there really will be no need for any XP waste.”

This is a pretty insane announcement and I personally can’t wait to see what these two games are like on mobile.

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