Looks like it's officially time to say goodbye to Mobius Final Fantasy.
Square Enix will be ending service for the mobile game on March 31 in Japan and then on June 30 worldwide, according to an official announcement from the company.
You can find the official termination of service announcement below:
"Greetings, Warriors of Light.
Thank you for playing and supporting Mobius Final Fantasy throughout the years.
After many difficult discussions, Square Enix ended service for the Japanese version of Mobius Final Fantasy in December 2019, after the Warrior of Despair story concluded.
Service for the global version of the game will continue until the Warrior of Despair story has concluded on June 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm PDT (UTC-7), at which time service for it, too, will end.
The schedule until end of service is as follows:
- January 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm PST (UTC-8)
- End-of-service notification (this notice)
- March 31, 2020 at 8:00 pm PDT (UTC-7)
- End of "Magicite" sales in the global version of the game (any purchased "Magicite" can be used until the end of service)
- June 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm PDT (UTC-7)
- End of service
We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all our players who have supported us since service began back on August 3, 2016. It is with heavy heart that we must now bring you this sad news.
We will continue to implement updates to in-game events, including the conclusion of the Warrior of Despair story, until the end of service, so it is our fondest hope that you will see our adventurers' fates out to the very last.
Thank you for fighting alongside the Warriors of Light and for being a part of the world of Mobius Final Fantasy. May you continue to bring the light of hope to those around you.
January 15, 2020
Mobius Final Fantasy Operations Team"
Originally, Mobius Final Fantasy debuted on iOS and Android in August 2016 around the world. There was also an additional PC release for Steam users in February 2017 worldwide, so it's not like this was some niche title no one was able to play.
It's likely fans will feel the loss of Mobius Final Fantasy, but at least we still have Final Fantasy VII Remake to look forward to…even though it was pushed back to April, unfortunately.