Attack of the Fanboy

Lara Croft Will Become a Final Fantasy Character

by Jose Belmonte


Fans of the Tomb Raider series know that 2018 will be an exciting year for the franchise. Not only there is a new film adaptation premiering in March, but also Square Enix has confirmed the release of the next main entry in the action game series. But aside of that, this year will also mark the official marriage between two of the most emblematic properties of the company and the videogame industry in general, as the Tomb Raider protagonist is set to appear on a Final Fantasy game.

The title in question is the mobile hit Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, which is one of the smartphone titles which has made a better use of a classic videogame brand in the mobile landscape by presenting an adapted gameplay without losing the most distinctive aspects of the console games. The game has certainly attracted a considerable community, after reaching 30 million downloads worldwide.

Lara will appear on the game as a playable character that can be obtained through an specific event or by gather daily login bonuses. Players will have the chance to welcome the adventurer on their group from March 9 to March 22. On top of that, there will also be a new raid based on the action game Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, and various skins based on side characters from that title.

This is not the first time that the mobile game receives the special visit of a figure from outside the Final Fantasy universe, as last year it allowed players to add popstar Ariana Grande to their group.

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is available now on iOS and Android devices. Watch the new trailer below.

FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS x Tomb Raider: Lara Croft Arrives

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