Legend of Mana to release for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on June 24 Worldwide
During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, Square Enix announced that Legend of Mana will release for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam) on June 24 worldwide, priced at $29.99.
Legend of Mana is the 4th entry in the Mana series (known as Seiken Densetsu in Japan), originally released for PlayStation in 1999. The original game released in North America in 2000 and never officially released in Europe. In the game, the world map starts out empty as the player fills in locations and dungeons. This brings about three parallel story-lines that can proceed depending on choices made.
In addition to remastered visuals, the re-release will include a remastered soundtrack with an option to toggle to the original version. The game also includes the Ring Ring Land minigame - which is new to English players, an ability to turn off random encounters, and a gallery mode.
The announcement trailer, screenshots, and information from Square Enix can be found below.
Players will be able to set off on a mystical journey in Legend of Mana, set to launch on June 24. Stepping into the shoes of the protagonist, players will embark on a journey to find the mystical Mana Tree seen in a dream, only to discover that the world map is empty. Throughout their adventure, they will acquire special artifacts, which can be placed on the map to bring towns and dungeons to life via the Land Creation system. Players can progress through the story in different ways based on the choices they make, offering a more personal and unique gameplay experience.
Legend of Mana will come with remastered visuals, a rearranged soundtrack, and the “Ring Ring Land'' mini-game which will be available to the West for the first time. During their travels, they’ll encounter a colorful cast of characters, square off against fearsome monsters in real-time combat and explore the vast world of Fa’Diel, all while experiencing Legend of Mana’s timeless story.
Legend of Mana will be available digitally for $29.99 on the Nintendo Switch™ system, the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and PC (Steam) on June 24. Players who purchase Legend of Mana before July 23 will receive an early purchase reward, including ten avatars and a custom Legend of Mana theme on the PlayStation®4 system or Legend of Mana Wallpaper on PC (Steam).