Latest in Gaming

Image credit:

Ariana Grande is coming to the 'Final Fantasy' universe

Her character, DW, will appear in an update to iOS and Android RPG game 'Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius.'
Matt Brian, @m4tt
01.02.17
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

The Final Fantasy franchise is so big that maker Square Enix can pick and choose the people and brands it wants to work with. Audi Japan already has a $469k Final Fantasy XV themed R8 on sale, for instance, and now one of the smaller titles in the company's line-up will soon benefit from the power of female megastar Ariana Grande. Her character DW -- short for Dangerous Woman (the title of her most recent album) -- will appear in a new update coming to the free turn-based iOS and Android RPG Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius.

Grande confirmed the news on her Instagram account, sharing animations of her character, which sports the singer's trademark bunny ears, and a photo of her meeting with the game's designers. When she does appear, the popstar should become the first non-fictional character to be made available inside a Final Fantasy game (there are hundreds of examples of its impact on popular culture, but we're struggling to find examples of the opposite).

Square Enix has yet to share details about how DW can be acquired but Grande is happy with her upcoming entry into the world of video games: "It's the cutest thing i've ever seen in my entire life and i'm so excited and in love with it i cannot contain myself."

a little peek at DW featured in #FFBEWW 🙈🙈🙈🙈🌌 ♡🐇🐇🐇🐇

A video posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Jan 1, 2017 at 3:11pm PST

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

BMW will discontinue its iconic i8 hybrid sports car in April

BMW will discontinue its iconic i8 hybrid sports car in April

View
Tesla starts delivering the Model Y

Tesla starts delivering the Model Y

View
'Star Trek: Voyager' gets an unofficial 4K remaster thanks to AI

'Star Trek: Voyager' gets an unofficial 4K remaster thanks to AI

View
NASA warns Moon base plans might slip by a year

NASA warns Moon base plans might slip by a year

View
Planet Computers' slider smartphone has a physical keyboard and 5G

Planet Computers' slider smartphone has a physical keyboard and 5G

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr