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How to Play Ragnarok Origin on PC and Mobile

How to Play Ragnarok Origin on PC and Mobile
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If the name Ragnarok Origin rings a bell, it’s no wonder—the original game came out in 2003 as Ragnarok Online for PC, and now, you can also play it on mobile devices. The game has been updated for new technologies, but the general feel that harkens back to the old days of MMORPG gaming is still there.

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With different options, figuring out what platform to play this game on might be confusing. No need to worry—in this guide, we explain how to play Ragnarok Origin on PC and mobile devices with detailed instructions and download links. Your job is just to pick your preferred method and enjoy!

How to Play Ragnarok Origin

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Ragnarok Origin is now officially available on:

  • PC (Windows)
  • Android devices
  • iOS devices

Even though Mac OS is not officially supported, there are ways to enjoy this game on your Macbook as well. We bring you step-by-step instructions for each method.

How to Play Ragnarok Origin on PC

You can get Ragnarok Origin for your PC by downloading the installation file from the game’s official website. Pay attention to the system requirements before you download —you can see the details in the table below:

Minimum RequirementsRecommended Requirements
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 or aboveOS: Microsoft Windows 10
Processor: Intel/AMDProcessor: Multi-core Intel or AMD microprocessor with single-threaded PassMark score of more than 1000
RAM: 4 GBRAM: 8 GB or more
Graphics: GTX1050 or aboveGraphics: Nvidia/Intel/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller rated with PassMark score greater than or equal to 750
Storage: 5 GBStorage: 10 GB

However, if you want to experience Ragnarok Origin on PC the way mobile gamers do, you should download and install free mobile game emulator software (for example, BlueStacks). Once the emulator is up and running, you can search for Ragnarok Origin using the program’s search bar, install it, and start playing.

To install BlueStacks, make sure your computer meets the following requirements:

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 and above
  • Processor: Intel/AMD
  • RAM: minimum 4 GB
  • HDD: 5 GB of free disk space

How to Play Ragnarok Origin on Mac

While there’s no official release of Ragnarok Origin for macOS computers, you can still play the game using a mobile game emulator—just like for PC. BlueStacks supports Apple devices as well, but make sure to click on the download link for Mac computers.

At the moment, you can only use BlueStacks 4 on macOS devices. Once you download the installation file, install the program like any other—just make sure to grant the necessary permissions for installing software outside of the App Store in the Security & Privacy settings.

How to Play Ragnarok Origin on Android

To play Ragnarok Origin on your Android phone, you will just need to head to the Google Play game page and hit the Install button. All newer Android phone models should be able to support Ragnarok Origin, but you will need a device that runs Android 6.0 and up.

How to Play Ragnarok Origin on iOS Devices

You can also get Ragnarok Origin from the official App Store for your iPhone or iPad. Make sure that your devices are running iOS 11.0 or later to avoid any issues with the game and that you have enough free storage—the game requires 3.6 GB.

How to Play Ragnarok Origin if It’s Not Available in Your Country

Ragnarok Origin is still not available for mobile devices all around the world. If Google Play or the App Store for your region doesn’t allow you to install the game, you can still access it on PC by downloading the game’s APK file.

If you have BlueStacks already installed on your computer, just open the downloaded file and it will boot up like any other emulated game regardless of regional restrictions.

There you go—pick the method that suits you best and get ready to explore the beautiful world of Rune Midgard. For more useful guides for this game, check out our dedicated Ragnarok Origin section here on TouchTapPlay!

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About the author

Slobodan Brkljač

Slobodan is a staff writer with more than three years of experience in writing and editing online content. He joined TouchTapPlay in late 2022 and has been writing all kinds of articles about the gaming industry, but his heart is usually in the big AAA action/adventure titles like God of War, Horizon, Tomb Raider, and Star Wars Jedi series. He has a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Cultural Studies. When he’s not gaming, you can find him at the gym or local coffee shops searching for the perfect latte.

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