FINAL FANTASY RETURNS TO PUZZLE & DRAGONS WITH A NEW DUNGEON, NEW CHARACTERS, AND MORE!
El Segundo, Calif. – Nov. 23, 2016 – GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc. announced today that the classic role-playing series FINAL FANTASY® from Square Enix will once again be returning to the mobile gaming phenomenon Puzzle & Dragons in a special collaboration running from November 28 to December 11.
The fan-favorite collaboration expands upon the previous ones by introducing six new characters, a new dungeon, Ultimate Evolutions, and bosses from the iconic series. The FINAL FANTASY-themed Rare Egg Machine now includes 24 beloved characters, such as Yuna, Lightning, and Noctis, spanning the series for fans to collect and employ in combat. Glauca from KINGSGLAIVE FINAL FANTASY XV will also be available exclusively at the MP shop.
Two dungeons will be returning, while a brand new dungeon makes its debut! These dungeons, which will include weapons for players to Skill Up matching FINAL FANTASY characters, will be added to the game:
- The first features bosses spanning FINAL FANTASY I – VI, including Dancing Mad, Kefka, and five difficulty levels: Netherworld-Intermediate, Netherworld-Expert, Netherworld-Master, Netherworld-Legend, and Netherworld-Mythical.
- The second features bosses from FINAL FANTASY VIII – XIII, including Orphan, Second Form. This dungeon also has five increasing levels of difficulty: Void Beyond-Intermediate, Void Beyond-Expert, Void Beyond-Master, Void Beyond-Legend, and Void Beyond-Mythical.
- The third will be a brand new FINAL FANTASY-themed Ranking Dungeon.
New Ultimate Evolutions have also been added for returning character Y’shtola, as well as for newcomers Tifa and Noctis. The collaboration will feature a brand new Gift Dungeon, Moogle’s Gift. Also, the fan-favorite Fat Chocobo’s Gift will be returning.
Details on additions for the crossover are below:
New FINAL FANTASY Characters:
- Onion Knight (FINAL FANTASY III)
- Tifa (FINAL FANTASY VII)
- Auron (FINAL FANTASY X)
- Penelo (FINAL FANTASY XII)
- Noctis (FINAL FANTASY XV)
- Glauca (KINGSGLAIVE FINAL FANTASY XV)
Assets and artwork can be downloaded here: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/ULuY7
Puzzle & Dragons is a mobile gaming phenomenon that continues to see tremendous growth. The game features an addictive combination of puzzle, dungeon-crawling, and monster-collecting gameplay. In the game, players capture, collect, and evolve thousands of elemental monsters while using quick thinking to chain combos and maximize the abilities and skills of their monsters. Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 58 million downloads worldwide and can be downloaded from the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore.
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ABOUT GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA
GungHo Online Entertainment America is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix U.S.A. and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GungHo Online Entertainment America is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), an established Japanese publisher. GungHo Online Entertainment America’s content partners include leading developers Grasshopper Manufacture, Game Arts, Acquire, and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GOE. GungHo Online Entertainment America publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet, and MMO-style games for PC. GungHo Online Entertainment America is located in El Segundo, CA. For more information, visit www.gunghoonline.com.
About Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content around the world. The Square Enix group of companies includes a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 115 million units worldwide; and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 68 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 46 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. More information on Square Enix Co., Ltd. can be found at http://www.jp.square-enix.com.