How to Play Artifact on Windows/MAC OS/Android and iPhone/Tablet
Artifact is a new digital collectible card game (DCCG) which means that it is an online player versus player matchmaking and the game is about to be released for mobile platforms – Android and iOS devices and also for Microsoft Windows, macOS and Linux and it is created and published by the American video game developer and digital distribution company Valve Corporation which is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and some very famous games like the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota 2 games. Especially the multiplayer online battle arena game Dota 2 is the basic ground on which Artifact is constructed. Steam offers card trading on its Marketplace.
Valve Corporation organizes different events in order to reveal their new games in front of a curious auditory and on The International 2017 Artifact was first announced via a teaser trailer without revealing concrete details of the gameplay. Gabe Newell is a co-founder of the game and he reveals some more details about the upcoming card game and he has told that Artifact would not be a free-to-play game like Dota 2, another thing is there is going to be professional eSports scene.
The closed beta of this game entered in early 2018 at PAX West for the first time and it will be fully released on November 28, 2018, for personal computers and in 2019 for mobile platforms.
Play Artifact Features and Gameplay
The players have already seen before another digital collectable card games (DCCG) and there will be no surprise that the gameplay of Artifact is going to be very similar with the main point of other that kind of games genres. The players are going to build a deck of collectable cards possessed from the trading feature on the Steam Marketplace. There is also an opportunity to buy the cards with real money because that will help the players defeat their opponents more easily in 1v1 play. In Artifact, there are included many elements from the multiplayer online battle arena game Dota 2 but the difference with the upcoming game is going to be that there will be three lanes guarded by a tower. Each one of these lanes is an independent board. The main objective is to declare the victory and defeat the towers.
One deck of cards contains 40 cards from which there could be found up to 5 heroes. The groups made of cards are formed into four colourful themes in Red, Green, Black and Blue. Each colour has different and individual abilities and causes different effects on the board.
Mana pool in every lane is helpful for the players who want to cast their hero abilities and that is very similar to the item card which could be freely placed and used in every lane.
When the players play all of their cards then the attacking mode begins until the three different lanes have been all played out.
The Shopping Phase is the final phase when the players could buy useful stuff for the gameplay like gold, items or hero equipment which is formed by three slots for weapons, armour and accessories.
Play Artifact Tips and Tricks
Play the tutorial mode to be familiar with the concrete game and to learn fast how to be a good player.
Play as much as you can in order to become one of the best players in the game.
How To Download – Install – Play Artifact on PC/Mac OS
Please read through the options below and choose the one that suits you. It should not take you more than 10 minutes.
- Select and Download Emulator to work with from the list in our page Top 18 Best IOS/Android Emulators Free Download And Compare.
- Most preferred usually is BlueStacks. Anyway, there are plenty more to choose from if you have any issues.
- Follow the instructions to install and run the Emulator and connect it to your Google Play store.
- Use the search menu to find and download the game Artifact on your PC.
- Simply install it by clicking the Install button and you are ready to go.
Download Artifact for Mobile/Android and IOS
Google Play Store
Apple App Store
Artifact Video GamePlay/Trailer