May 20, 2022
Popular Rock Band MAN WITH A MISSION Comes to FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER for a Special Collaboration Event!
Ateam Entertainment Inc. (headquarters: Nagoya, Japan; president: Yukimasa Nakauchi) and SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; president: Yosuke Matsuda) are proud to announce that a collaboration event with popular rock band MAN WITH A MISSION is beginning in FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER starting May 20, 2022.
MAN WITH A MISSION Collaboration Event Under Way!
The Ultimate Life Forms of MWAM appear on the training field to further Project 0’s training program! The five members of the iconic band will appear as boss monsters, and “The Soldiers From The Start”, written specially for the game, will play as battle music! This collaboration music can also be enjoyed from the home screen.
Availability: Until 6/2/2022 01:59 UTC
*Battles can be started only until 0:59 UTC.
FLY AGAIN Emote Free for All Players!
The first time you log in during the event, you will receive the “FLY AGAIN Yeah, Yeah, Oh (MWAM)” emote, which recreates the movements featured in performances of MWAM song FLY AGAIN.
How to Play the Event
Head to the Glitch Fields and take on the Ultimate Life Forms!
Special concert-like fields will appear in matches during the event. Find them from the mini-map, and head to the field to take on the bosses. Beware, as the battle awaiting at the red mark is said to be particularly difficult.
Three bosses will appear at each glitch field and attacks differ between the different band members.
Special music plays in the Glitch Fields!
Be sure to play with the sound on to enjoy “The Soldiers From The Start”, written specially for this collab event while you fight against the Ultimate Life Forms.
*MWAM’s new album “Break and Cross the Walls II” releases on 5/25/2022 and features collab song “The Soldiers From The Start”.
Earn Exclusive Skins in MWAM Challengs!
Clear limited-time challenges to earn skins including a T-shirt, cap, gun skins, and more.
Become One of the Band with MWAM Items Available in the Limited Prize Pool!
Skins that will allow you to dress as the members of MWAM and more are available in the Limited Prize Pool. The Limited Prize Pool can be purchased up to nine times at a changing Shinra Credit cost and will not give the same item twice.
- Character Skin: Ultimate Life Form Outfit (MWAM)
- Emote & Head Accessory: Spear Rib (MWAM)
- Emote & Head Accessory: Tokyo Tanaka (MWAM)
- Emote & Head Accessory: Jean-Ken Johnny (MWAM)
- Emote & Head Accessory: Kamikaze Boy (MWAM)
- Emote & Head Accessory: DJ Santa Monica (MWAM)
- Back Accessory: Jean-Ken Guitar (MWAM)
- Helicopter Skin: Wolf Helicopter (MWAM)
- Banner: Ultimate Life Forms (MWAM)
Get a Special Banner and More in MWAM Collab Login Bonuses!
Log in during the event for special rewards including a collab-exclusive MWAM banner, chocobo feed, and more.
Available Now on the App Store and Google Play
About MAN WITH A MISSION
MAN WITH A MISSION is a rock band made up of five Ultimate Life Forms, each with the head of a wolf and the body of a man. Tokyo Tanaka performs vocals, Jean-Ken Johnny is on guitar and vocals, Kamikaze Boy plays the bass, DJ Santa Monica serves as DJ, and Spear Rib plays drums. Appearing in many televised commercials and performing the main themes for numerous anime, television series, and films, they boast a huge fandom spread across the world. They have joined big names such as Zebrahead and Jimmy Eat World on international tours and are still a major driving force in the rock scene more than 10 years after their debut in 2010. They released their sixth studio album “Break and Cross the Walls I” in November of 2021 and its follow-up, “Break and Cross the Walls II”, is planned for release on May 25th, 2022.
About FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER
FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER is a high-octane battle royale action game infused with RPG elements from the FINAL FANTASY series. Set in Midgar prior to the events of FINAL FANTASY VII, players fight to join the ranks of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit while utilizing spells, weapons, and special abilities to defeat opponents and emerge victorious. Tetsuya Nomura, creative director of the FINAL FANTASY VII series, is also handling creative direction of this official entry into the COMPILATION OF FINAL FANTASY VII.
TGS 2021 Trailer: https://youtu.be/Vnbr7SG3bag
Title: FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER
Release Date: November 17, 2021
Genre: Battle Royale
Platform: iOS, Android
Price: Free to play (in-app purchases available)
Distribution: Worldwide (excluding mainland China)
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish (Europe), Spanish (Latin America), Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai
Rights: © 1997, 2021, 2022 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
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CHARACTER DESIGN: TETSUYA NOMURA
About FINAL FANTASY VII
Released in 1997, FINAL FANTASY VII enthralled players with its emotional story, appealing characters, and engrossing cutscenes that utilized cutting-edge technology. To date, the title has sold over 13.3 million copies* worldwide.
About the FINAL FANTASY Series
Starting with the original in 1987, FINAL FANTASY is a series of Japanese roleplaying games that has garnered worldwide acclaim with its technologically advanced graphics, original world settings, and deep stories. Thanks in part to its active expansion into western markets, it has accumulated over 168 million total sales* worldwide.
*Combined physical and digital sales