The game tasks players with managing immigration in the fictional Soviet state of Arstotzka.
The self-described “dystopian document thriller” Papers, Please is getting a new mobile port for iOS and Android, out on August 5th as a paid, standalone app.
The news was announced on Twitter by the game’s indie developer Lucas Pope. Papers, Please was originally released for PC in 2013, with an iPad-only version launched in 2014, and PlayStation Vita port in 2017.
On Twitter, Pope joked that the game was now “On track for a console release in 2031.”
“Papers, Please” but small. August 5th. pic.twitter.com/87o8IqfCdF
— Lucas Pope (@dukope) July 23, 2022
When the game launched in 2013, Pope told The Verge that Papers, Please was inspired by his frequent trips through immigration “and the realization that inspecting documents in a…