Ahead of the return of HBO’s massively popular Game of Thrones series with Season 4 on April 6, today the official Game of Thrones Ascent game has made its way to iPad.

The game already has around 2,500,000 players on Facebook and the web, and now is available as a free download in the App Store with new art, optimized imagery for Retina displays, and Game Center leaderboards. Here’s the gameplay description from the press release:

With Game of Thrones Ascent, fans can immerse themselves beyond the books and show and actually live the life of a noble during a time of upheaval within Westeros. Taking part in thousands of story-driven quests, players delve deeply into the lore and develop their own lands and reputation among the Great Houses. Players explore an expansive world filled with deep political and social play involving diplomatic agreements, pacts, marriages, and betrothals. Through Alliance challenges, players work with hundreds of others to accomplish great tasks and rise to the top of the Power Rankings.

The app will be continually updated with new story lines and content from the show on each Monday following new episodes airing on TV:

Frequent updates with content matching new episodes on HBO! As each episode airs, see new quests each week and explore the show like never before! Create your story through Seasons One, Two, and Three, and create your own history in our unique Volume You!

Game of Thrones Ascent is available on the App Store now.

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