Iconic Game ‘Contra’ Comes to Android and iOS


If you were a TV video game fanatic back then, I’m sure you’ve played the classic run-and-gun game Contra. The arcade-based title developed by Konami was an amazing title that you could play with your loved ones or go on a solo adventure. Well now you will be able to enjoy the game on your android and ios devices. Konami has partnered with Tencent to release it to mobile devices.

Contra returns are coming to iOS and Android

Konami, the original developer and publisher of the title, first worked with Chinese giant Tencent to develop a mobile version of Contra in 2016. Dubbed Contra Returns, the title was developed by Tencent’s TiMi Studios and released. in China in 2017..

Konami aims to bring the title to the North American region in the coming days. This will be the first Contra title to be released in the United States after Contra: Rogue Corps 2019 and Contra: Anniversary Collection.

In July 2020, TiMi Studios, the Tencent affiliate involved in the development of the upcoming Pokemon Unite title, asked their fans if they wanted Contra Returns to release in the Western region. Following positive feedback from users, the company announced the release of the game in the United States. You can check out the official promotional video below.

As you can see, Contra Returns will be similar to its Chinese counterpart and bring the classic arcade-like gameplay to your mobile device. While there are additional characters, the game features the powerful Contra background score and iconic Contra heroes Bill Rizer and Lance Bean on an iOS or Android device near you.

I remember when I was little I played Contra with my brother day after day. So, as you can imagine, seeing the release of the game for mobile devices will bring back a lot of fond memories.

If you’ve played the game before, I’m sure you’ll love this version. As for those who haven’t had a chance to try Contra in the past, surely you can try Contra Returns for a fun and action-packed mobile gaming experience.


The game is currently available for pre-order on iOS and is open for pre-registration on Android devices through the Google Play Store. Pre-registered players will also receive special in-game rewards when the game goes live next month. It will launch in the North American region on July 26.

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