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  • Oct. 24, 2018

[New Activities Announced!] FFBE Fan Festa 2018

Mark your calendars for FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS Fan Festa 2018!

Join the global community for 2018's only Fan Festa for two full days of developer panels, showfloor activities, live music, and more as FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS celebrates its 2nd Anniversary!

This year’s Fan Festa will be bigger and better than ever before. Don’t miss out on your chance to meet the faces behind FFBE in this rare, once-a-year opportunity!

Event Info

Location:
Long Beach, CA
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

Schedule:
Saturday, December 8, 2018 – Doors Open 9:00 a.m. / Event Activities & Panels 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (PST)
Sunday, December 9, 2018 – Doors Open 9:00 a.m. / Event Activities & Panels 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (PST)

ACTIVITIES

SHOWFLOOR ACTIVITIES
The Long Beach Convention Center Arena showfloor will be transformed for Fan Festa 2018! You’ll feel like you’re stepping into the world of Lapis at each of our immersive activities, and can earn fabulous physical and in-game rewards for participating!

  • Projection Mapping Experience
    Step into this immersive projection mapping experience and battle FFBE monsters that appear on the big screen! Dodge enemy attacks, dish out damage, and work together with other players to perform powerful magic!
    All players will receive in-game rewards depending on how many brave adventurers take down the final boss. The more time the boss is defeated, the better the rewards!
  • Race to King Mog’s Castle Obstacle Course
    Head into the vortex, avoid roaming cactuars, and dodge between moogles as you dash through the Farplane to reach King Mog in this themed obstacle course!
    Treasures abound await you and your fellow players should you reach the end quickly!
  • AR Photo Booth
    Snap a photo with friends—both in real life and from the world of FFBE! Using AR technology, this immersive photo spot enables you pose with some of your favorite FFBE characters and take the photo home with you, all via a convenient QR code*!

    *Please note that a QR reader app is needed to receive a copy of your photo.

  • Art Gallery
    Featuring gorgeous original FFBE art by Yoshitaka Amano, Yusuke Naora, and a number of other FFBE artists, this year’s art gallery will feature nearly 80 never-before-displayed pieces!

PANELS
Get an exclusive look at the forces behind FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS!

Producers Kei Hirono and Hiroki Fujimoto will be joined by other members of the FFBE development team at Fan Festa to talk about how they help create the game on special developer panels. Get a behind-the-scenes view on how many different parts of the game are brought together to shape the world of Lapis!

  • New Information Panel
    It wouldn't be FFBE Fan Festa without a first look at the latest updates coming to the game! Only by attending will you discover what awaits!
  • ART PANEL
    Learn how the FFBE team devises original characters for the game and creates the stunning pixel art that bring them to life. See the methods behind turning FINAL FANTASY characters from 3D models into their pixelized forms, and how pixel art has evolved from the original FINAL FANTASY.
  • Battle Design Panel
    Learn how the developers design units, their approach to chaining, how they determine which units receive global upgrades, and much more! Battles wouldn't be complete without enemies--get a first look at how powerful foes are brought from the drawing board to the battlefield.
  • Story and Lore Panel
    A detailed look into the FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS story, including a deep dive on the origins and evolution of the story that shaped the world of Lapis we know today. Hear straight from the development team about all aspects of FFBE lore!

STAGE ACTIVITIES
Here’s your chance to win a treasure trove of in-game prizes for all FFBE global players! These games and challenges will put all of your skills to the test, with the more wins accrued and challenges met earning everyone more rewards!

  • FFBE Quiz
    The FFBE Quiz will put your knowledge of the game to the test, with more prizes up for grabs depending on how many questions everyone answers correctly.
  • Battle Against the Producers
    The Battle Against the Producers makes its glorious return at FanFesta 2018! Do you have what it takes to go head to head against FFBE Producers Kei Hirono and Hiroki Fujimoto? With a treasure trove of in-game rewards on the line, you better be!
    Combining physical games and in-game challenges, there are plenty of opportunities to win big.
  • Brave Sketchvius
    Brave Sketchvius will be back at Fan Festa 2018! Put your artistic skills to the test and join forces with fellow players and FFBE development team members to reach the correct answer to win fabulous in-game prizes!
  • Rainbow Revenge
    Global Producer Hiroki Fujimoto has always stood by the power of his rainbow hoodie and its ability to summon rainbow crystals in FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS. Although its true potential wasn't displayed at Fan Festa 2017, he will return once again to prove once and for all the legend is true!
    Join us at Fan Festa and take part in our Producer's Rainbow Revenge! This is your chance to take to the stage and have Fujimoto himself get you a rainbow crystal!

COSPLAY SHOWCASE
We all know that Lapis is a world of crystals and visions—now’s the time for these visions to come to life on the stage! Come celebrate FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS and the larger FINAL FANTASY universe by showing your love for the characters through the BRAVE EXVIUS Fan Festa Cosplay Showcase!

Entrants who follow the criteria outlined in the rules below will be selected on a first come first serve basis to participate. We’ll contact selected entrants in early November, so be sure to keep your eyes out! All entrants will receive a reward for participating, along with the chance to receive additional special rewards based on various categories.

Attendees entering the Cosplay Showcase will need to check in on-site in costume on the morning of Day 1 to be evaluated by an esteemed judging panel. 20 finalists will be selected from the list of entries to present themselves on stage for the final round of judging later that afternoon. There will be multiple prizes, so we’re looking forward to see your creativity!

Entries will be accepted via email at: FFBEFanFesta2018Cosplay@gmail.com
Please check the full rules for details on how to enter!

CONCERT
THE ORDERS, a 17-person orchestral ensemble, will perform two live concerts at Fan Festa 2018:

SYMPHONIC VISIONS – NIGHT OF ADVENTURE
SYMPHONIC VISIONS – NIGHT OF BATTLE

Be there in person to experience the magic of some of FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS' most beloved music performed live!

SPECIAL GUESTS

Shaly

Shaly works as part of the FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS Team at gumi for the global version of the game, and serves as a host for the videos on the game’s official YouTube channel. As a huge fan of the game, she loves meeting other avid players from all over the world. She also hosted the 2017 New York and Los Angeles FFBE Fan Festas, and is excited to see everyone again this year!

Check out the MC Reveal trailer on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMocw_OPGo8

Claic

Claic is a dedicated FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS streamer, who regularly covers unit reviews, playthroughs, and summoning pulls on his YouTube and Twitch channels. In addition to mobile games, he enjoys anime, MMOs, RPGs, Marvel/DC, and puzzle games. Claic joined in hosting the 2017 New York and Los Angeles Fan Festas, and is looking forward to meeting everyone this December in Long Beach!

Check out the MC Reveal trailer on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4bqqHOiSOc

GIVEAWAYS

SPECIAL IN-GAME ITEMS & REWARDS
Join other players and earn fabulous in-game rewards at FFBE Fan Festa 2018!

All players who attend FFBE Fan Festa 2018 will receive a special in-game item before anyone else! Plus, by participating in stage and showfloor activities and completing goals, you can earn in-game rewards for all FFBE global players!

FFBE FAN FESTA 2018 SPECIAL UNIT

In celebration of FFBE Fan Festa 2018, we are pleased to announce the Fan Festa 2018 special unit: Aurora Fryevia! Check out this video message from Global Producer Hiroki Fujimoto for more details!

URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=GtJ-KN3jaZY

Inspired by fan-favorite global exclusive, Fryevia, Aurora Fryevia is a powerful 5★ base unit that can be awakened to 7★. All FFBE Fan Festa 2018 ticket holders who attend the event in Long Beach will be the first* to receive this unit, as well as one Aurora Fryevia’s Prism to awaken her!

AURORA FRYEVIA – UNIT DETAILS

Aurora Fryevia boasts an array of light elemental abilities, and can use W-Ability to unleash two of these attacks in a single turn. She will also share some abilities with Fryevia, allowing them to chain together. Furthermore, Aurora Fryevia will have access to an additional ability when in the same party as Fryevia!

* Please note that FFBE Fan Festa 2018 ticket holders must attend the event in person and have provided a valid Player ID at time of ticket purchase to be eligible to receive the in-game rewards. Entering an incorrect player ID may result in non-delivery of the rewards. The offer is limited to one (1) 5★ Aurora Fryevia and one (1) Aurora Fryevia’s Prism per account. Additional units or prisms will not be provided to an account that has already received these items, even if multiple tickets are purchased.

** Aurora Fryevia will be added to the rare summon pool and available to all players following a set period of time after the conclusion of Fan Festa 2018. Details regarding the distribution of Aurora Fryevia and the Aurora Fryevia’s Prism to FFBE Fan Festa 2018 attendees will be announced at a later date.

GOODIE BAG

A special set of FFBE Fan Festa 2018 gifts await all who attend the event!