HEAVENSTRIKE RIVALS update brings raid battle function and new FINAL FANTASY IV collaboration
LONDON (18th February 2016) – Square Enix Ltd., today launched a major update for its multiplayer tactical RPG game HEAVENSTRIKE RIVALS®. The new update brings the third collaboration with FINAL FANTASY® IV. – including new characters to collect via the “gacha” mechanic, introduces a new collaboration quest with an original storyline, and marks the first HEAVENSTRIKE RIVALS collaboration raid event since release!
The raid event will run until 22nd February (14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET), and will feature appearances from familiar FINAL FANTASY IV characters, Golbez and Rubicante. Players must join forces to defeat these strong opponents, with victorious players gaining the chance to obtain Rubicante as a reward, one of the four elemental lords.
A collaboration quest will also run until 24th February (14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET), in which players can obtain Yang from FINAL FANTASY IV. The quest will offer an original story and will introduce an all-new battle map created especially for the event.
The new collaboration event will also introduce two new FINAL FANTASY IV characters, Rydia and Rosa, for players to obtain – each with skills such as ‘Summon’ and ‘Esuna’. The collaboration event will also allow players to obtain any characters they may have missed from the previous FINAL FANTASY IV collaboration events for a limited time; including, Cecil, Golbez, Kain and Edge (will end on 27th February 14:00 GMT/15:00 CET).
Heavenstrike Rivals is available now for iOS and Android devices. To download now, for free, visit:
For more information on HEAVENSTRIKE RIVALS, visit:http://www.heavenstrikerivals.com/
Official Website: http://www.heavenstrikerivals.com/
FINAL FANTASY IV iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/final-fantasy-iv/id575119311?mt=8&at=11lc5S
FINAL FANTASY IV Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.square_enix.android_googleplay.FFIV_GP&hl=en
FINAL FANTASY IV Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IHX3TIW
About Heavenstrike Rivals
In HEAVENSTRIKE RIVALS, players enter a war-torn world on the brink of extinction and embark on an epic adventure full of simple yet highly immersive tactical battles. The once-prosperous aerial kingdom of Lunnain lies in tatters, assaulted from above by the Fallen – ruthless monsters of nightmare who seek only complete destruction. But the people will not take their fate lying down, and their strike back at the heavens starts now.
Developed as a brand new IP for mobile platforms, SQUARE ENIX® has worked with UK based developers MEDIATONIC Ltd., (Amateur Surgeon) to create the game and bring the world to life. The project has had a collaborative approach, with Japan-based Yumiru Corporation supporting development and, keeping it in the SQUARE ENIX family, the game also features characters designed by Ryoma Ito (FINAL FANTASY® TACTICS ADVANCE) and music by Ryo Yamazaki (FINAL FANTASY XIV).
In HEAVENSTRIKE RIVALS, players must fight their way to the top of the game’s leader boards for heavenly global domination.
About Mediatonic Ltd
Mediatonic design, build and operate games that connect and entertain millions of players worldwide. Our studios in London and Brighton are focused on creating titles packed full of story, life and character. We take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us every day.
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About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, 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. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 66 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 45 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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