Square Enix released their new Mana game for the iOS/Android called Rise of Mana. The 3D Action-RPG is a free-to-play game with micro-transactions for weapons, armor crafting and other premium items . The game is currently released only in Japan.
The latest installment on the Mana series on the smartphones starts off with the warrior of light Lasta and the warrior of dark Darka battling in front of the sacred Mana tree. Amidst their battle they fall of the edge of their world and enter the mortal world. Awoken in this land called Miste, their powers are dangerously low so far from their home they have no choice but to fuse into one body to survive, this allows the player to switch instantly in battle between the two warriors. The player can also equip pets during battle to help kill the enemy.
Rise of Mana offers a real time co-op mode with up to 8 players. It's a free-to-play game that it uses a Stamina system to do dungeon quests. The player can only do a few quests until their stamina meter is full.
The village acts as the game central hub, this is where the player can accept missions, buy equipment and venture on a dungeon with a group of friends. Completing quests and defeating enemies has a random chance to drop loot for the players containing new equipment.