Clash Royale is a 2016 freemium mobile strategy video game developed and published by Supercell, a video game company based in Helsinki, Finland. The game was soft-launched in Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and New Zealand for iOS platforms on January 4, 2016.[unreliable source?] The game was soft-launched on Android for those same countries on February 16, 2016. Both platforms will receive global releases in March 2016. Gameplay Clash Royale is a real-time strategy game where players collect and upgrade different cards that are based on characters from the Clash of Clans universe. Each card is unique, and you can only have 8 in a deck at a time. They are used with the goal of destroying your opponents towers. Victories lead to more cards, trophies and glory. Players can unlock new arenas, challenge other players online, and form clans to share cards and participate in private duels.