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Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel mobile: how to play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile

Learn everything you need to know about the Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel mobile release

Want to know how to play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile? After a surprise launch catapulted it into Steam's most played charts, Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel's mobile version was highly-anticipated. The worldwide release has finally arrived, meaning you can now play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile.

Below, we'll cover everything you need to know about Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel mobile version, including how to play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile and what to do if you don't have a device that meets the requirements.

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How to play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile

Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel is out now on mobile worldwide, meaning you can head to the app store on IOS or the Google play store on Android and download right now. Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel's mobile launch began with a limited release in select countries on January 26th 2022, but it is now available worldwide as of February 2nd.

When we searched for Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel in the app store it didn't seem to appear in the results, but you can access the download by heading to the official Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel website on your phone. Scroll down until you find the links for the IOS app store or Google play store. Clicking on these links will open the Master Duel store page in your mobile's respective app store and allow you to download the mobile version of Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel.

If you want to download Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile, remember that your device will need to meet certain requirements. On IOS, you need to have a device that supports IOS 13.0 or above, while those with an Android phone need a device that runs Anroid 6.0 or above. Master Duel takes up about 250mb on mobile.

If you have been playing on PC or console and want to carry your progress across, check out our Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel cross save guide to see how you can connect your account to multiple devices. You will need to complete the tutorial again on mobile before you can connect your account and pick up where you left off on another platform.

What to do if you can't run Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on mobile

If your phone can't run Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel, we suggest that you check out Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Links instead. Duel Links is another popular mobile Yu-Gi-Oh game and the App Store description seems to highlight that it is really good for beginners, so that might be a great place to start learning the rules if you’ve never played the card game or watched the anime before. Duel Links doesn’t cross over with Master Duel, so you’ll need to start again when you get a device that runs Master Duel, but it might be a great tool to learn the basic rules and understand how the Yu-Gi-Oh game works in the meantime.

Of course, mobiles aren’t the only handheld device that can play Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel. If you have a Nintendo Switch, you can head to the eshop right now and download Master Duel for free. You can get started on the Switch or any other platform, such as PC, Playstation, or Xbox, and then transfer your data to the mobile version in the future with the cross-progression mentioned above. It also has full cross play, so if you play on PC or console and want a friend to download the mobile version, you'll still be able to play together.

That’s everything you need to know about the Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel mobile version. If you want to know how to unlock more cards, there are a couple of ways. You can learn how to get more gems in Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel, which you can use to buy new packs, decks, and profile accessories. However, you can also learn how to craft cards in Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel, which is really useful if you want to get more of a specific card that you need or unlock a brand new card. If you just want to win some online duels, take a look at our guides on the best Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel starter deck and structure decks.

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