When comparing Albion Online vs Shadowverse, the Slant community recommends Shadowverse for most people. In the question“What are the best cross-platform PC/Android games?” Shadowverse is ranked 3rd while Albion Online is ranked 12th.
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Pro Gameplay style & hybidization
Tons of control over playstyle and can hybridizedyour character quite a bit. The leaning tree allows for complete control over progression and specialization.
Pro Players have a larger role in the economy than is typical
Players can purchase tiles in cities, and they can build items like smelters. You can use other player's equipment, but you will have to pay a fee to that player. You can also buy your own private island, and farm and use it as you wish.
Pro Includes a fully voice-acted solo story
Pro Great Hearthstone alternative
Want something like Hearthstone but not Hearthstone?
Pro Generous with free packs
Playing the solo stories, completing missions, and login events reward you with lots of tickets that can be exchanged one-for-one for booster packs.
It's expensive for a game that was going to be free to play!
Con PC has a large advantage over Mobile
Depending on the power of your mobile device, you could be at a severe disadvantage when it comes to any sort of player vs player interaction. Moreso, PC users will have easier access to everything including spells and abilities (binding keyboard keys is a much better system than floating buttons on a cramped mobile screen).
Con Sandbox character progression now controlled
Though the lyout has opportunity for progressionless open char developement......the developers have organized the game to push all players into high end pvp zones and join large guilds for any hope of accessing game content.
Con Gameworld size/content and instances
The game world at release is very small and has killed exploration. Instances that were once frowned upon now a.re a core aspect of the game.