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SQUARE ENIX NEW GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EXCITING UPDATES

New Trailer and Launch Date for DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake, a Full HD Remake of Romancing SaGa 2 and FANTASIAN Neo Dimension Among the Reveals

SYDNEY (June 19, 2024) – During today’s Nintendo Direct broadcast, SQUARE ENIX® announced several new games and provided exciting updates for various titles, including a Nov. 14 release date for its upcoming DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake. SQUARE ENIX also teased the 2025 launch of DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake, offering fans two classic turn-based RPG adventures to embark on.

Additionally, it was announced that Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven, a full HD remake of the beloved title, is coming to consoles and PC on Oct. 24. And finally, the creator of FINAL FANTASY, Hironobu Sakaguchi, returns to bring an enhanced version of the original RPG story FANTASIAN to consoles and PC with FANTASIAN Neo Dimension, launching this summer(ANZ).

Details for each title can be found below:

DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake

The Legacy Begins. DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake is a stunning reimagining of the beloved masterpiece and narrative beginning to The Erdrick Trilogy. Featuring vibrant HD-2D graphics, new and modernized features, and a refined narrative, players are invited to set out on an epic fantasy adventure to save the world from a dark evil.

Watch the latest DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake trailer

Rebuilt for modern audiences, DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake gives existing fans the chance to re-experience a beloved RPG experience and its expanded offerings like never before, while also being a perfect starting point for newcomers to discover one of the most influential RPG franchises in gaming history. Pre-orders are now available. Anyone who pre-orders the standard physical or digital edition will receive a free Trouble-Free Travel Kit in the game.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, Steam® and Microsoft Store on Windows
Developer: ARTDINK
Launch date: Nov. 14, 2024

DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake

DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake will continue the classic RPG trilogy’s narrative, offering players two adventures to undertake in DRAGON QUEST I and DRAGON QUEST II. Planned for release in 2025.

Platforms: Details coming soon
Developer: ARTDINK
Launch date: 2025

Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven

Romancing SaGa 2, the hit RPG that sold more than 1 million copies upon its 1993 release in Japan, will return on Oct. 24 as the full HD remake Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven. Developed by the team behind Trials of Mana, this ground-up remake and standalone story will feature modern visuals, reworked strategic gameplay and various other enhancements that will delight longtime SaGa fans and newcomers alike. In anticipation of the game’s release this fall, pre-orders are available today across all available platforms*.

Watch the Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven announcement trailer.

In Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven, players will embark on a multi-generation adventure to protect and expand their empire. After the player’s homeland is attacked by one of the legendary Seven Heroes, a branching story of vengeance and redemption will unfold where the player must fight to protect everything they hold dear. With the free-form scenario system the SaGa franchise is known for, the player’s choices will impact how the story develops, including who inherits the imperial throne with each successive generation.

Featuring both the original and rearranged compositions by the legendary Kenji Ito (known for his work on the SaGa franchise, notably SaGa Frontier and the Mana series), Japanese and English voiceovers, the timeline system, which adds a new twist to the strategic battles, new game mechanics and more, Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven is a must-play for RPG enthusiasts.

Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven will be available physically for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5. It will be available digitally for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam.

Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam
Developer: SQUARE ENIX, Co., LTD. / xeen Inc.
Launch date: Oct. 24, 2024

Blog: https://www.square-enix-games.com/en_US/news/romancing-saga-2-revenge-of-the-seven

* Pre-orders for the digital Nintendo Switch version will be available at a later date.

FANTASIAN Neo Dimension

The father of FINAL FANTASY, Hironobu Sakaguchi, and renowned composer Nobuo Uematsu return to deliver an original RPG story. Experience an enhanced version of FANTASIAN, initially released for Apple Arcade in 2021, with brand-new features, including English and Japanese voiceovers and an additional difficulty option. In FANTASIAN Neo Dimension, assume the role of Leo, as he journeys to recover his memories and solve the mystery of a strange mechanical infection destroying his world.

Watch the FANTASIAN Neo Dimension announcement trailer.

Experience an original and modern take on the beloved turn-based battle system, with a wealth of unique mechanics and strategic combat that shake up the classic RPG formula, and explore a multi-dimensional universe come to life set against the backdrop of over 150 charming hand-crafted dioramas.

Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Steam
Developer: Mistwalker Corporation
Launch date: Summer(ANZ) 2024

About Square Enix, Ltd.

Square Enix, Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY™, which has sold over 185 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd

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