Millions of commanders already played First Strike all over the world. Now it is back and ready for the new decade. The new First Strike has been completely rebuilt and now is more stable, more beautiful and more with more cunning enemies than ever. And this is just the start for tons of new updates to come.

Play the iconic strategy game about blowing up the world in the nuclear armageddon and stay tuned for more, commanders!


**** - "A thought provoking and fast-paced strategy game" - pocketgamer
**** - "A gorgeous game with a message, that doesn’t forget that it’s a game" - 148apps
****½ - "An awesome game suited for casual and professional nukers alike" - appszoom
**** - "For my money, there is no better-looking game on the App Store" - pockettactics
****½ - "One of the best releases of the year" - whatsoniphone


Escalation is a downward spiral.

A nuclear armageddon is no one’s dream scenario. So choose your steps carefully, it’s a small path between war and peace. FIRST STRIKE is a great strategy simulation featuring snappy gameplay and an intuitive interface that makes dropping the big one as easy as ABC. But be sure to take the right measures to guarantee your people’s safety.

Pick one of the big nuclear players – from known Superpowers to an upstart hellraiser like North Korea – and plan your strategy wisely: Limited but clever options let you as the leader of your superpower steer your nation’s fate: Expand to other countries, build bombs or debuild in order to restructure your arsenal. Or use research to widen your options, such as: Ability to act quicker and build bigger bombs, better recon on your enemies actions, automated self-defense-sequences and many more.

Whether you’re a bloodthirsty warmonger or a tree-hugging hippie – it’s time to put your cards on the table. A quick and fun game with beautiful graphics, FIRST STRIKE shows you how little it takes to heat things up. With the tip of your finger you can control the destiny of the precious and vulnerable rock floating through space, the rock we call mothership Earth.


*Winner "Best Mobile Game" - Indie Prize Amsterdam*
*Winner "Most Innovative Game" - Best App Ever Awards*
*Winner "Game of the Year" - BOSA Awards*
*Winner "Newcomer of the Year" - SwissICT Awards*

*Finalist "Best Upcoming Game" - International Mobile Game Awards*
*Finalist "Most Meaningful Play" - International Mobile Game Awards*
*Finalist "Best Hardcore Game" - Game Connection USA Awards*
*Finalist "Most Innovative Game" - Game Connection USA Awards*
*Finalist “Best Strategy Game” - Best App Ever Awards*
*Finalist "Best International Game" - Ludicious Game Festival*
*Finalist "Best Swiss Game" - SGDA Awards*


** Compatability:
Recommended: iPhone 6S or higher, iPad (7th generation) or higher
Required: iPhone SE or higher, iPad (5th generation) or higher, iPod Touch (7th generation) or higher

What’s New

Version 3.2.1

First Strike: Service update

- Various Game Improvements
- Bugfixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

keishdjso ,

Awesome Game, But some problems.

Hi! I have played this game for over 2 years now!! I love seeing the development of the game, and wish for it’s best. It is a very fun and interactive strategy game. However, There are some features and problems I would like to report. 1. On some mobile devices (yes I use more then 1 device to play, this game is too good :D) Like LG, When you load a game, sometimes the diplomacy window is messed up, and cannot leave/make pact. (I wont talk about crashing, because it rarely happens.) Now for suggestions. Maybe you can join another pact? I always wanted this idea to be true, and also, can you make some more nations, like Japan. Also, I would LOVE if you could make some more conquest available. When I first played Western Europe, I wanted to go to Africa, but couldn’t. And lastly, Maybe you could make Alaska an area too? It’s missing. That’s all, If you read this, Thanks, And I wish you a good week!

Beurorbdudnthanks ,

A very good game

I’ve been playing first strike for years. I have all the super weapons and all the countries unlocked. I love the game I usually play it everyday because I don’t have much to do on a virtual school day. Ever since it got fixed the game has been running smoothly everything works the restart button the quit button everything. One thing I do have a problem with is when you have an an enemy on 2 sides. Like when I’m Europe the United States and China are in the game, they will only target me. That and how long the ads are when you wanna instantly do the research. Also a tip for anybody who wants to research but the ads take too long what you can do is press on one of your territory’s and then watch the ad. That way the game slows down s lot. That also goes for the research and building of the super weapons. With so many other counties maybe you can add some to the game like maybe Canada, Turkey, Mexico, just giving examples. Also I can’t wait for March 10th I saw the update video First Strike Developers, have a fantastic day/night 👍

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your feedback! We’re sorry, we can’t control what exactly gets shown in the ads. A premium version of First Strike without ads exists, if you want to continue to play the game. ->
And maybe we can help you with giving tips on how to get all the superpowers. You can write to us with your concerns via this email:
- Nuria from Blindflug Studios

kevinKAak ,


Hi, I have a suggestion for First Strike, a free Chinese version of the APP Store in China. Suggested that the Chinese version of the game for free, can have a multiplayer game mode such as online networking is not a computer, but the real players to interact with the players of the game and play, also suggest to add more fun game model, and the content, including more game state as more countries will make the game more fun at the same time to optimize the game map to countries or regions become more stereoscopic 3 d, etc., and the store account because the game is not a account to log in, this game account set and there is no way to store the clouds, It will cause the problem of losing data when adding again after uninstalling the game. I hope it can be improved. It is also suggested to set up game servers in Melbourne, Australia and Canberra, as well as In Beijing, China. These are my current Suggestions. At the same time, it can speed up the update of all game versions in APP Store in China. Thank you very much! 0.0

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