The newest further to a Final Fantasy XV star goes in a really opposite direction. Today sees a launch of Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire on iOS and Android, a diversion grown by a same studio behind remunerative (and heavily advertised) mobile games Game of War and Mobile Strike. Much like those games, a new FFXV spinoff is an online-focused plan game, where players build adult a bottom and army, while combining allegiances with and battling opposite other players. Like a categorical chronicle of a diversion — that debuted in Nov — A New Empire will take place in a unconventional universe of Eos, and will star a same expel of informed characters.
A New Empire is only a latest in an ever-growing lineup of spinoffs formed on FFXV. Most recently, Square Enix announced an arriving practical existence fishing game, while the categorical game’s second enlargement launched progressing this week. They join all from a FFXV feature-length film to a multi-part anime series. According to A New Empire developer MZ, before famous as Machine Zone, what creates a new knowledge singular is a amicable concentration — and a developer sounds zero if not ambitious. “Being amicable is a vicious aspect, and players can find singular gameplay and communication systems, such as present interpretation from any denunciation to your language,” MZ entire manager Tim Ernst says. “And since all players are personification in a same practical space, what we are building will shortly turn one of a many active diversion universes that mobile has ever seen.”
Both of MZ’s prior releases were impossibly successful; in 2015 Game of War was reportedly earning $1 million per day. The association is maybe as good famous for a entire TV commercials as it is for a games, with multimillion-dollar promotion campaigns starring celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kate Upton, and Mariah Carey. However, a studio’s games have also been criticized for their complicated use of microtransactions, that mostly force players to spend income in sequence to swell by a game. How that character of diversion will mix with a narrative-heavy knowledge of FFXV is something players can see for themselves with today’s launch.
According to Ernst, MZ and Square Enix worked in partnership on A New Empire, with MZ roving to Tokyo for a pile-up march on a art instruction behind FFXV. “Our diversion studio and a Final Fantasy XV growth group have been in tighten hit from a start,” Ernst says. “Square Enix was vehement to see a imagination in action, and we were vehement and shamed to work with a extraordinary art and pattern talents that combined Final Fantasy XV.”
Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire is accessible now on iOS and Android.