The game has players summon powerful allies (known as Heroic Spirits) who are based on historical figures such as King Arthur, William Shakespeare, Hercules, and Joan of Arc. The game takes players back through history to embark on an epic quest known as Grand Order. Originally released in July of 2015 in Japan, last fall in China, and just this past month in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, publisher Aniplex says Fate/Grand Order has been downloaded over 9 million times.
"Players enjoy being a part of the story of Fate/Grand Order," said Atsuhiro Iwakami Producer of Fate/Grand Order and President of Aniplex Inc. "Unlike many other popular mobile games, we have the Fate universe to draw upon. It provides a captivating narrative for fans to become a part of, and keeps them playing."
Fate/Grand Order is currently only available in Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.