Westworld Gets a New Mobile Game Before the Second Season Premiere

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Westworld Gets a New Mobile Game Before the Second Season Premiere

Warner Bros. Interactive has announced that players can now pre-register for the upcoming Westworld mobile game.

You will start off as a newly hired Delos Trainee who gets access to the Delos Park Training Simulation, and as you progress through the game, you unlock more repsonsilitibies, giving you more control over the theme park, including "manufacturing and care-taking of artificially intelligent hosts and satisfying guest desires".

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The creators of the game are said to be working with the producers of Westworld to create a narrative for the game that ties into the themes of the series.

The mobile experience will be available to both iOS and Android (through Google Play) users, and, as a bonus for pre-registering, users will be able to get a number of extra in-game items, including a code that will allow them to use Lawrence as a host. The strategy appears to be paying off, with HBO's elaborate activation at the annual festival in Austin, TX, selling out in 60 seconds and generating plenty of buzz. You can also check out a short trailer for the game posted down below.

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Catch up on the latest news from SXSW 2018 right here. The microsite is full of easter eggs surrounding details of season two's plot to drum up hype during the wait between the two seasons. Until this point, the franchise's efforts hadn't extended very far into mobile. And that's because the game is another mobile management simulation.

Unlike the rather straight-laced TV show, the game takes adopts a cartoonish approach that recalls EA's MySims franchise from a decade ago.

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