The port was developed by Mythic Entertainment using the emulation technology seen in Elite Systems Group's C64: Elite Collection. The iOS iteration of Ultima IV includes digital copies of the manual and other documents found in the game's original 1985 release, as well as a comprehensive walkthrough and new player guide courtesy GameFAQs. Most helpfully, Ultima IV: C64 automatically saves player progress whenever the game is closed.
Ultima IV: C64 is an utterly free download, with no microtransactions to speak of. Simply download Ultima IV: C64 and it's yours.
'Ultima IV: C64' - available, worldwide, on the iTunes App Store from Friday, 6th Sep., 2013
'Ultima IV: C64' is a near 100% replica of 'Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar' and is free-to-download - courtesy of Mythic studio - utilizing Elite System's C64: Elite Collection technology.
'Ultima IV: C64' is free and contains no in-app purchases.
ABOUT 'ULTIMA IV: C64'
Download one of Western RPG's beloved classics and experience the ground-breaking game that cemented the Ultima™ series' legend firsthand.
'Ultima IV: C64' is a near 100% replica of the original version developed by Origin Systems in 1985, available free of charge - courtesy of Mythic studios - utilizing Elite System's C64: Elite Collection technology.
SET FORTH ON GRAND ADVENTURES
The evil triad of Mondain, Minax, and the hellspawn Exodus has been vanquished but evil yet abounds, in isolated pockets and in the hearts of men. A new age awaits the coming of one who can conquer evil through mastery of both magic and the use of force. Daemons, dragons, and long-dead wizards plague the countryside and must be destroyed.
EXPERIENCE A MILESTONE IN COMPUTER GAMING
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE GOOD?
Ultima IV challenges not only your physical and mental skills, but the true fabric of your moral character, breaking traditional "kill the bad guy to save the world" clichés.
BATTLE ENEMIES IN STRATEGIC COMBAT
The seeker on the path of the Avatar will face hostile groups composed of mixed enemy types and will survive such encounters only by strategic use of weapons and terrain. Earthly victories over seemingly impossible odds lead to the final conflict, where the ultimate challenge awaits.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME THE AVATAR?
ULTIMA IV: C64 GAMEPLAY FEATURES:
•Digital copies of materials included in the original Ultima IV including the 'Player Reference Card by Lord British,' 'History of Britannia as told by Kyle the Younger,' 'Book of Mystic Wisdom as told by Philpop the Weary,' 'Ultima IV Map of Britannia,' and assorted images
•Helpful in-game guide to help you master gameplay as well as an in-depth gameplay guide for Beginners, courtesy of GameFAQS **Spoiler Alert**
•Enjoy playing Ultima IV in portrait or landscape mode
•Automatically save your game each time you exit with up to four save game slots
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App Store and other URLs:
'Ultima IV: C64' (USA, Canada, Japan) http://tinyurl.com/n8uuf7n
'Ultima IV: C64' (Rest of the World) http://tinyurl.com/o6yr43n