Official “Mana” series Twitter account also includes additional features for remake. First, the developer has added freshly rearranged music. However, fans of the original soundtrack still have the option to switch to the old one while they play. The new Gallery and Music Mode also allows players to view artwork from the original game and listen to the full soundtrack.
Other features aim to make the experience more comfortable overall. Players can now turn off random enemy encounters and save whenever they want. Removing random encounters makes backtracking and exploration less tedious for those who don’t want to work on something. The ability to save almost anywhere from the menu also eliminates the need to fulfill certain checkpoints before saving your progress.
Some titles in the “Mana” series have been considered successes, but others have been considered total failures. “Legend of Mana” follows several other re-releases, including “Secret of Mana” and “Trials of Mana.” The remake of “Secret of Mana,” a title loved by ’90s fans, didn’t resonate well with returning and new players. However, DualShockers reports that “Trials of Mana” fared much better. Hopefully, “Legend of Mana” follows that success with a fresh (but familiar) series.
“Legend of Mana” releases on June 24, 2021 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4.