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Mobius Final Fantasy Brings Beautiful Men West on August 3

Square Enix has announced they’re localizing the bishonen-focused mobile RPG, Mobius Final Fantasy.

The “Final Fantasy console experience” game will launch for both iOS and Android devices on August 3rd. Featured above, you can sample the game’s announcement trailer, complete with English voices.

The game is free-to-play and has in-game microtransactions. Here’s a refresher on what to expect, via Square Enix:


Created by an all-star development team including producer Yoshinori Kitase and writer Kazushige Nojima – known for their work on the acclaimed FINAL FANTASY VII and upcoming FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKEMOBIUS FINAL FANTASY is the story of a man who wakes up in a world called Palamecia with no memory of his past. There, he finds himself tasked with bringing hope to the world by unraveling a mysterious prophecy around the legendary warrior of light.


You can also pre-register for the game over on its official website.

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23 comments
  1. Dighunter
    Dighunter
    July 14, 2016 at 10:38 am

    Reminder that they censored the male character’s clothes after Japanese dumbasses complained about it.

  2. SiliconNooB
    SiliconNooB
    July 14, 2016 at 10:50 am

    This game looks so boring.

  3. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    July 14, 2016 at 10:53 am

    F-Fucking vertical screen, WTH Square?
    Also, just put it on the Vita already.

  4. Lucky
    Lucky
    July 14, 2016 at 11:18 am

    That’s common for Square (and most of Japan I think). Considering they made every DQ portrait.

  5. larverto365
    larverto365
    July 14, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Not even men are safe anymore, eh?

  6. BurgerUnit
    BurgerUnit
    July 14, 2016 at 1:58 pm
  7. Kev Lew
    Kev Lew
    July 14, 2016 at 2:01 pm

    almost had me, then i saw the word. .. mobile. goodbye battery/savegames/longevity.

  8. Kev Lew
    Kev Lew
    July 14, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    so they found someone as badly dressed as tidus, gave him the usual mopey outlook on life surrounded him with irritating sidekicks (pixie, moogle, priestess?) and put in a battle system that looks like a totally automated FF13

  9. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    July 14, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    It was bad enough it’s Mobile and Final Fantasy, they just had to link it to FFVII.

  10. Krimhelm
    Krimhelm
    July 14, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    Here’s your hip kid card.

  11. West
    West
    July 14, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Less censorship and more of Japanese male players not identifying with the main character. Most players don’t want to control a gayed up mc.

  12. Agrias Oaks
    Agrias Oaks
    July 14, 2016 at 8:12 pm

    Better than censoring through localization lol.

  13. Eldhin Hellknight
    Eldhin Hellknight
    July 15, 2016 at 12:16 am

    male censorship was really a surprize for me

  14. Sean Sharpe
    Sean Sharpe
    July 15, 2016 at 8:28 am

    It’s still “changing the developer’s vision”. Is it suddenly okay, if you’re uncomfortable with a male character design? Or can we all finally admit that “censorship” in games, in general, is all about selling a product?

  15. West
    West
    July 16, 2016 at 4:39 am

    Selling a product to whom? People that complain about features because that’s their cause, or to actual players whose reactions are valuable feedback. That’s the real issue here. This game was changed to make the product more appealing to the intended audience.

    The change here was not made due to some overzealous sjw’s.

  16. Alistair
    Alistair
    July 16, 2016 at 5:22 am

    Let me guess SJW At it again.

    Male in sexy outfit added into their ever growing concerns book.

    But i thought their wanted more diversity in games less sexy women more sexy males & still they not happy.

    I think they want to complain for the sake of it.

  17. Alistair
    Alistair
    July 16, 2016 at 5:32 am

    This doesn’t make sense the SJWs wants diversity in games meaning less sexy women why can we have gay looking males for onces.

    Like i said eslewere diversity is alright its a free market but force diversity and with added topping of censorship is bad.

    So they got what they wanted diversity in final fantasy and more diversity in final fantasy 15 of gay looking men.

    When FF13v was 1st announce a long time ago it wasnt the same game it gonna be in September this could be my 1st boycott of a final fantasy.

    But i wont say you shouldnt buy it yourself.

  18. Sean Sharpe
    Sean Sharpe
    July 16, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    The “original vision” of the game’s developer was still changed in order to please an audience. I thought that was a bad thing? Why is it bad when you can’t rub down lolis, but it’s totally cool to change a male character design so *he* looks less like a stripper?

  19. Trouble Man
    Trouble Man
    October 23, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    Straight otaku complain about a dude’s ass making them uncomfortable, somehow the Ess Jays are at fault. My god, pure ideology, etc etc.

  20. Trouble Man
    Trouble Man
    October 23, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    Not really, because that’s applied at a later stage by a third party and theoretically easier to reverse. If the original developer changes something, then for all we know the original assets don’t exist anymore.

  21. Trouble Man
    Trouble Man
    October 23, 2016 at 10:54 pm

    If you look back through the tag for this game on this site, there’s not a single headline giving the barest mention of the fact that this game was censored, despite the fact that that sort of thing usually gets treated as breaking news around here. NicheGamer were too scurred to report on something that their fanbase wouldn’t be automatically inclined to get enraged about. Such truth, many ethics. Wew.

  22. nerolak
    nerolak
    December 19, 2016 at 2:27 am

    …holy shit, this argument is straight from the books.

    “valuable feedback”??

  23. West
    West
    January 12, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    It’s as plain as it needs to be.