LOS ANGELES (Feb. 17, 2021) – SQUARE ENIX® confirmed today that the beloved PlayStation® JRPG classic is back this year in the form of Legend of Mana ™.
Players will enjoy the remastered version of this old-school classic, with the game having a host of fresh updates for long-time fans and new players to get excited about, including optimized graphics and gameplay.
In Legend of Mana, scheduled for launch on June 24, players will be able to set off on a magical journey. Stepping into the protagonist’s shoes, players can embark on a quest to discover the mysterious Mana Tree seen in a dream, only to find that the map of the world is empty. They will gain unique items during their journey, which can be put on the map to bring towns and dungeons to life through the Land Development system. Based on the choices they make, players can advance through the story in various ways, providing a more personal and exclusive gameplay experience.
The game will come with remastered graphics, a rearranged soundtrack, and the mini-game “Ring Ring Land” that will be available for the first time in the West. They will meet a lively cast of characters during their journeys, face off against fearful monsters in real-time combat and discover the vast world of Fa’Diel, all while discovering the timeless tale of the Legend of Mana.
On June 24, Legend of Mana will be available on the Nintendo Switch system, the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, and PC (STEAM) digitally for $29.99. An early purchase incentive, including ten avatars and a custom Legend of Mana theme on the PlayStation 4 system or Legend of Mana Wallpaper on PC (STEAM), will be offered to players who purchase Legend of Mana prior to July 23.
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. Currently, an updated version of Legend of Mana™ is set to release on June 24, 2021, bringing remastered visuals, a rearranged soundtrack, and the “Ring Ring Land” mini-game to the West for the first time.