"The secondary component is we expect that there will potentially be some ex-players who have left because they have not had time to play on PC, and perhaps now if it's available to play on mobile, they will have 10 minutes while they're OSRS gold on the bus to work."
McClarty says Jagex has been laying the foundations for RuneScape on cellular for quite a while, with work on the tech side over the last two years also simplifies the brand new mobile variations and making them viable options.
McClarty claims that RuneScape provides near enough the exact same experience as its PC counterpart. And, fortunately because of past decisions in the conception of RuneScape, the controller scheme should not feel too alien to PC players.
"I would really like to believe [Jagex founders] Andrew and Paul Gower could see later on and saw that in 16 years' time mobile are what it is now and that they picked point and cheap Runescape gold click mechanic since it could lend itself well to telephones," states McClarty. "Happily those 2 items have aligned and really the traditional point and click that we have needed on PC does instantly lend itself to click and point on your finger, which is fantastic.