The E3 2019 Square Enix Press Conference broadcast aired today, has revealed brand new information about Square Enix’s PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC & Mobile game lineup. Square Enix’s E3 2019 keynote conference started on June 10th at 6:00AM PDT (Pacific USA) / 9:00AM EDT (Eastern USA) / 2:00PM BST (London) / 11:00PM AEST (Sydney, Australia) and lasted 1 hour and 18 minutes. What follows is a bulletpoints roundup…
Exciting surprises this year were: Final Fantasy 7 Remake (finally more footage & a date!), Marvel’s Avengers (first footage!), Kingdom Hearts 3: Remind DLC, Final Fantasy XIV Online: Shadowbringers, Final Fantasy 8 Remastered, Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered, The Last Remnant Remastered, Outriders, Aninaki, and other games listed below.
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E3 2019 Square Enix Press Conference Roundup:
- Final Fantasy 7 Remake CGI trailer shown. Developer came on stage to thank the fans. 2 Blu-ray discs of content, because certain areas were filled with so much new content, they could be their own stand-alone game. They will not disappoint your high expectations. A great starting point for new players too. Cloud attacks & dodges in real time, you need to be more tactical with ATB (tactical slowdown mode to choose your next steps carefully and allows you to use special moves & spells) instead of just hack ‘n slashing. Cloud & Barrett gameplay shown, they then take on a Scorpion Sentinel in a boss fight. Tifa will be shown in action soon. You can set abilities/moves to certain buttons through the shortcuts menu. Game director Tetsuya Nomura joins the stage to thank the fans for waiting patiently to play the game and shows an extended trailer that shows Tifa in action alongside the other 3 in the party. Worldwide release date is March 3rd, 2019. The pre-order bonus is Summer Materia DLC. There will be a special edition called the 1st Class Edition that includes a figurine of Cloud on his motorcycle!
- Life Is Strange – Season 2 trailer shown. Nothing new, just letting people know it’s begun.
- Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered trailer. It’s coming to Switch, PS4 & Mobile this Winter.
- Octopath Traveler trailer reconfirms it’s coming to PC via Steam this Friday.
- The Last Remnant Remastered trailer confirms it’s coming to Switch tonight!
- Dragon Quest Builders 2 new trailer tells of a land of adventure with unlimited building possibilities. It’s much much bigger in the sequel. Explore, Build, Battle, Harvest & Unite (4-player online co-op). Release Date July 12th, 2019. Demo on the PlayStation Store June 27th, 2019.
- Dragon Quest XI: Definitive Edition trailer shows it’s coming to Switch in Fall 2019. Experience a new chapter in the Luminary’s quest.
- Circuit Superstars gameplay trailer for the top-down racing game with cel-shaded graphics (love ’em). Will be published by Square Enix. Coming in 2020.
- Battalion 1944: Eastern Front WWII shooter trailer shows it’s out now on Steam for PC. Published by Square Enix.
- Square Enix Music of all their games is out now on Spotify, Apple Music, PlayStation Music and more.
- Kingdom Hearts 3: Remind DLC trailer shows Xigbar, Luxord & Sora. Coming this Winter.
- Final Fantasy XIV Online: Shadowbringers 3rd expansion pack shown in trailer. Game has the most active players in its 6-year-history right now (out of 16 million registered players). Expansion coming July 2nd, 2019. 2 new jobs and 2 new races announced.
- Dying Light 2 gameplay trailer shown. Coming Spring 2020.
- Romancing Saga 3 and Saga Scarlett Grace Ambitions JRPG’s finally coming West, as revealed in a trailer. Coming soon to PS4, PS Vita, Switch & PC.
- Final Fantasy Brave Exvius has 39 million downloads on mobile. Final Fantasy Brave Exvius: War of the Visions is the second game coming worldwide, as shown in a gameplay trailer.
- Outriders reveal trailer shown. Most ambition shooter yet from developer People Can Fly. Not Bulletstorm 2 I guess. Coming Summer 2020 to PS4, Xbox One & PC. More info at Outriders.net. More on the game will be announced this Winter.
- Aninaki trailer shown. New JRPG from Square Enix where you play as one of the watchers protecting the world. Release date is August 22nd, 2019 on Switch, PS4 & PC via Steam.
- Final Fantasy 8 Remastered trailer shown. Coming in 2019 to Switch, PS4, Xbox One & PC via Steam.
- Marvel’s Avengers game reveal trailer. Made by Crystal Dynamics & Eidos Montreal. All-new story-driven action-adventure looks spectacular! Singleplayer & co-op gameplay. Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow & Iron Man must assemble once again as the Avengers. The voice-actors talk about the characters. 4-player online. Free post-launch regions and other additions, no pay-to-win or random lootboxes. Worldwide release date is May 15th, 2020 on PS4, Xbox One, PC & Stadia. Register at Squareenix.com for early beta access and other benefits.
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