Myst Mobile Brings the Legendary Point-and-Click Adventure to Phones

Relive the enjoyable (and perhaps excruciating) iconic puzzle game on iPhones and iPads.

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The Myst title text stands above the game's arboreal island where players star the iconic game.

Myst Mobile is coming to iPhones and iPads to celebrate the game's 30th anniversary.

Cyan Inc.

The legendary point-and-click adventure game Myst is coming to iPhones just in time for the game's 30th anniversary. 

Myst captivated a generation of '90s gamers with its lush environments, intriguing (yet occasionally frustrating) puzzles and deep lore. Bringing the slow-paced gameplay to iOS makes sense given the popularity of other thought-provoking puzzle titles like The Witness, and it's even free-to-play for the first island area. If you want to progress, you can buy the full game in the App Store for $14.99/£12.99.

There's no firm release date for Myst Mobile yet, though the press release announcing the game did mention developing the port to celebrate 30 years since Washington-based studio Cyan launched the original back in 1993. The studio remade Myst in the Unreal Engine for modern M1 chip-powered Macs last year, which is the version that'll be coming to iPhones and iPads, and it's been adjusted to work on M2 chips in the latest iPad Pro tablets.

It's unclear if or when the game will come to Android devices; Cyan didn't respond to a request for comment.