Mobius Final Fantasy is shutting down in 2020

Mobius Final FantasyImage source: YouTube Video Screenshot

Mobius Final Fantasy will be shutting down at the end of June. Square Enix made the announcement in a post earlier this week. Although there have been plenty of rumors about popular games like Minecraft and Roblox shutting down, we can assure you that, unlike those rumors, this story is actually true.

Mobius Final Fantasy is shutting down

The developer stopped supporting the Japanese version of the game in December after the end of the Warrior of Despair story in Japan. The global version of the game will come to an end on June 30 after the Warrior of Despair story ends for people in the rest of the world.

“We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all our players who have supported us since service began back on August 3, 2016,” Square Enix said in a statement. “It is with heavy heart that we must now bring you this said news.”

In addition to the official announcement about Mobius Final Fantasy shutting down posted on the website, Square Enix also sent a notification to players about it on Wednesday.

Those who have invested real money in the game will be especially hurt by the news. Square Enix will continue to sell “Magicite” in the game until March 31. Any Magicite purchased before than can be used through the end of support on June 30. However, it’s hard to imagine anyone buying any more Magicite now that the game’s end has been announced.

About the game

Mobius Final Fantasy is an episodic role-playing game that was launched on Windows, Android and iOS. Square Enix released the game initially in Japan in June 2015. The global launch of the title followed in August 2016. Players use Magicite to buy collectibles in the game.

In the game, players control their Warrior of Light, a character who wakes up in a land called Palamecia and has amnesia. The character must also help conquer the evil forces doing battle with their people. The game includes a number of features and elements found throughout the rest of the Final Fantasy series.

Square Enix did not provide any details about why Mobius Final Fantasy is shutting down.



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