What you need to know
- Echoes of Mana is now available for download from the App Store.
- The 2.7GB download is now available but you need to wait for servers to come online before you can play.
- Square Enix says its server should be ready on April 27.
Those looking forward to taking the latest Square Enix iOS game for a spin won't have to wait much longer — Echoes of Mana is now available for download in the App Store.
While the game is now in the App Store and you can indeed download the 2.7GB monster, you can't quite play it yet. The servers required to make the game work will come online tomorrow, April 27. With that in mind, it might be wise to get the game downloaded now so that you're ready to go when the big day rolls around!
There's plenty to look forward to once that happens, too. Check out the trailer to get a feel for what's going to be on tap in just a few short hours.
Gamers can look forward to 2D action RPG antics with what Square Enix is calling "simple controls." A Co-op feature will also allow players to have friends over to help with the tougher bosses when needed, too.
You can download Echos of Manage from the App Store (opens in new tab) now. It's a free download, but again, those servers need to be running before you can jump in. There is a healthy sprinkling of in-app purchases to look out for, too.
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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