Mevius Final Fantasy is a Square-Enix project planned for mobile platforms. That’s interesting news on its own, since a Final Fantasy project on mobile usually indicates a classic 16-bit RPG is getting new life on iOS and Android.
Mevius Final Fantasy is different, though. According to the game’s recently-revealed teaser site, Mevius Final Fantasy is “a full-scale, high-quality RPG world the likes of which has never been seen on smartphones and tablets. This is the end product of longtime Final Fantasy creators bringing the series to mobile – and things will never be the same.”
Said “longtime Final Fantasy creators” are producer Yoshinori Kitase and writer Kazushige Nojima, both of whom worked on celebrated Square-Enix games like Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy VII and VIII.
In other words, it seems Mevius Final Fantasy is to be taken as seriously as mainstream numbered Final Fantasy games. We don’t have a lot of information about the game yet, though a Japanese release date (spring 2015) slipped out via a SiliconEra translation of a Famitsu interview with Kitase.
The game’s site features an English translation of the Japanese teaser text, which indicates a Western release is already in the cards. You can also glimpse the logo, which, as per Final Fantasy tradition, is penned by the hugely talented Yoshitaka Amano.