Mobius Final Fantasy Producer Yoshinori Kitase announced that Final Fantasy XIII’s main protagonist Lightning will be a play a playable character in Mobius Final Fantasy as an Ultimate Hero.
The event opens up a new storyline for Final Fantasy XIII in the universe of Mobius Final Fantasy as well as brings new gameplay enhancements to the game. This includes a new system that refreshes the battle called “Lightning Resurrection” where players can unlock paradigms to gain powerful effects in battle.
Additionally, Hope and Snow enter the fight as New Legend Job Summons allowing the player a chance to obtain the characters if they acquire “Hope’s Guide” and “Unbroken Hero”. If the player successfully summons these characters they’ll also receive a Lightning-themed companion spirit.
The event will also have new in-game bonuses where players can obtain 16 gifts that include a warrior weapon, “Blazefire Saber,” an exclusive Lightning ability card and a Lightning emoticon stamp. These items are obtained by simply logging in.
Square Enix details the rest of the event:
On September 15, Hope and Snow will replace Lightning (“Knight of Etro”) and Noel (“Last Hunter”) as the available Legend job cards. Hardcore players seeking a challenge can try out the “Lightning Resurrection Region, Part 2” for more of the original story content and grow their Final Fantasy XIII cards.
Also, “Ragnarok: FFXIII,” the new Supreme card, will be available for a limited time that unleash incredibly powerful and flashy moves that can attack enemies 10 times in succession. A new Ranking Event will begin on September 23, where players can use Lightning Resurrection’s paradigms to intensify the battles and compete against each other to reach the top.
Mobius Final Fantasy is available on iOS and Android devices and PC-via Steam.
You can watch the new trailer below: