SQUARE ENIX revealed a brand-new entry in the beloved Mana series, Visions of Mana, the first mainline installment in more than 15 years. Visions of Mana will return to the series action-RPG roots and take players on a new adventure with protagonist Val, a soul guard assigned to protect his childhood friend, who has been chosen by the Faerie as the Alm of Fire to travel to the Tree of Mana and rejuvenate the mana flow. Visions of Mana is coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Windows PC and PC via STEAM in 2024.
Square Enix released a new trailer that provides a first look at the newly imagined world of Mana in the all-new Visions of Mana. The trailer features action-packed gameplay and showcases a vibrant world where players will be able to journey across a range of breathtaking environments, and battle with an array of enemies and monsters, including fan-favorite Rabites, while exploring a world where the powers of nature and elemental spirits connect. Fans and newcomers alike will also get to experience new and evolved gameplay with real-time 3D combat.
Since the series debut in 1991 as FINAL FANTASY ADVENTURE, a spin-off of the FINAL FANTASY series, Mana games have immersed players in bright vibrant worlds, breathtaking environments, heartwarming characters and high fantasy storylines across many genres and platforms. Fans of the series can expect new designs of the series’ beloved creatures from Mana series Illustrator Airi Yoshioka and a new captivating musical score composed by Mana series composers Hiroki Kikuta, Tsuyoshi Sekito and Ryo Yamazaki.
“I am delighted to finally be able to reveal Visions of Mana, the first mainline installment to the Mana series in over fifteen years,” said Mana Series Producer, Masaru Oyamada. “The development team has been working hard to ensure that Visions of Mana remains faithful to the series that players know and love while also offering fans and newcomers a fresh new experience with an all-new story, characters, and gameplay mechanics. We cannot wait to share more details about the game with you soon.”
To celebrate the reveal of Visions of Mana, popular series artist HACCAN created new teaser artwork that gives players a glimpse of the iconic Tree of Mana against one of the game’s enchanting vistas and a variety of heartwarming characters that players can expect to encounter within the game.