London (June 28, 2021) – In honour of the 30th anniversary of the fan-favourite Mana series, SQUARE ENIX LTD. revealed several new announcements during yesterday’s celebratory livestream from Japan, including the July 15th release date of the mobile version of Trials of Mana™ and the reveal of Echoes of Mana, a brand-new free-to-play Mana adventure coming to mobile devices.
Trials of Mana
The hit 3D remake of the action RPG classic that surpassed 1 million units downloaded and shipped worldwide will be available on iOS and Android devices on July 15, 2021. Eager fans can pre-register for Trials of Mana on their mobile devices beginning today through the App Store and Google Play.
The mobile version of the title boasts several unique features, including revamped touch controls, customisable graphics settings and cloud save capabilities. Players can also receive two useful pieces of starting gear to help jumpstart their quest: the Rabite Adornment, which increases the amount of experience gained in battle until level 17, and the Silktail Adornment, which increases the amount of lucre gained in battle until level 17.
Originally released in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 3 in 1995, Trials of Mana is a full, high-definition remake of the third entry in the classic Mana series, filled with unforgettable adventure, exciting gameplay, and a memorable cast of vibrant characters. The game features a selectable main cast with upgradable classes and over 300 different abilities to learn as they discover a world of secrets and mysteries. The series’ dynamic action battle system will put players to the test as they evade enemies and unleash aerial and combo attacks. The game was praised by fans and critics alike upon its release on the Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 and Steam platforms for its accessible gameplay, traditional JRPG feel and beautiful fantasy visuals.
Echoes of Mana
Designed and developed by WFS, Inc., Echoes of Mana is a new free-to-play action RPG coming to mobile devices worldwide in 2022. Echoes of Mana will feature an original story that weaves together both new and beloved Mana series characters alike. Players will be able to enjoy the action gameplay they love from the series, and battle with friends through a multiplayer mode. A teaser website for this newest mobile title is now live here: Echoesofmana.com
The Echoes of Mana teaser trailer is available to view on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/LhTkT9ViGP8
Echoes of Mana Key Art
Echoes of Mana will be available as a free download with in-app purchases for mobile devices. Text will be supported in English, German, French, Japanese, Traditional Chinese and Korean.
Legend of Mana -The Teardrop Crystal- Anime Series
Fans can look forward to episodes of the Legend of Mana -The Teardrop Crystal- anime series, which will follow the story of the recently released Legend of Mana game. This brand-new anime series is from Warner Bros. Japan LLC, Graphinica, Inc. and Yokohama Animation Lab, who also created the animated opening cinematic movie for Legend of Mana, and is planned to air worldwide.
Legend of Mana -The Teardrop Crystal- Teaser Art
Legend of Mana™, the remastered edition of the fourth installment in the Mana series, is now available on the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4 console and STEAM®.
To download all assets, please visit the press site at https://press.uk.square-enix.com
Trials of Mana Website: www.trialsofmana.com
Mana Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ManaGame/
Mana Twitter: @ManaGame
Echoes of Mana Website: Echoesofmana.com
Echoes of Mana Twitter: https://twitter.com/EchoesOfManaEN
Echoes of Mana Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EchoesOfManaEN/
About The Mana Series
The Mana series, known as Seiken Densetsu in Japan, is a long-running action-RPG series spanning multiple entries for nearly three decades. The series is known for its enchanting characters, story and music, as well as pioneering an action-oriented approach to traditional JRPG combat. With the release of Collection of Mana for Nintendo Switch™ in 2019, new and existing players can now immerse themselves in the enchanting world of the Mana series with the first three classic titles—FINAL FANTASY® ADVENTURE, Secret of Mana® and Trials of Mana™—in their original form. In 2020, a full high-definition 3D remake of Trials of Mana was also released for modern platforms, selling over one million copies to date. An updated version of Legend of Mana™ released on June 24, 2021, bringing remastered visuals and the “Ring Ring Land'' mini-game to the West for the first time.
About WFS, Inc.
WFS is a technology-driven company based in Tokyo that is focused on bringing the amazing to you via three core businesses: content, solutions, and platforms.
Starting in 2014 with “Shometsu Toshi,” WFS has released several hit titles, including “Another Eden: the Cat Beyond Time and Space” and “DanMachi - MEMORIA FREESE -” in its lineup and is proactive in worldwide distribution
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 159 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 82 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 81 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com