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Square Enix's E3 2017 lineup so far

Published: 10:51, 14 June 2017
Updated: 18:54, 15 June 2017
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood screenshot
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood screenshot
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

Square Enix shared their game line up at this year's E3 event in Los Angeles. Among the Final Fantasy remasters and expansions, there is a Life is Strange prequel and The Lost Sphear which is "expanding on the beloved I am Setsuna".

South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, booth #2001 plays host to Square Enix and their games at this year's E3. Playable titles, as well as the "first look" ones include Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, which is the second premium expansion for the critically-acclaimed MMO, the newly unveiled team-based brawler Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Final Fantasy XII , the HD remaster of a series classic, and the next game in the award-winning episodic franchise, Life is Strange: Before the Storm.


If you wish to experience the world of Final Fantasy first hand, you can visit the Sony booth #4322 in the West Hall. There you'll be able to try your hand at the brand-new Final Fantasy XV PlayStation VR experience, Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV.

Square Enix Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

fans, The Kingdom Hearts Orchestra - World Tour – will be making its last stop in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre today, 14 June. 

Yosuke Matsuda, president and representative director of Square Enix Holdings said: "E3 2017 marks the return of some of Square Enix’s most beloved games to experience in new and exciting ways from Dissidia Final Fantasy NT and Life Is Strange to Final Fantasy XII Online to Final Fantasy XIV as well as bringing brand new titles".

The company will broadcast their presentation live from their booth, and you can find the schedule right here:

Now for some details on the games I mentioned before:

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is the second premium expansion for Final Fantasy XIV Online. The expansion features a level cap increase, some new jobs including the Red Mage and Samurai. Exploration of underwater environments is now enabled and the battle system received some updates. The expansion will be available on 20 June for PlayStation 4 and PC.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT was developed in partnership with Team Ninja. It is a newly announced team-based brawler which pits legendary heroes and villains from the Final Fantasy universe against each other in "epic and strategic" 3 vs. 3 battles.

You will be able to choose a team from a roster of more than 20 Final Fantasy characters, across ten battle arenas. Players will collect experience points in order to unlock EX skills, weapons, skins and more. The game will be available in early 2018 for PlayStation 4.

Square Enix Dissidia Final Fantasy NT logo Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age will build on the Final Fantasy title from 2006, and be "more beautiful and easier to play than ever". The remaster will bring a reconstructed battle design and the new Zodiac Job System. Sound and visuals were also improved on, and and trophies received an update. Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age will launch on 11 July 2017 for PlayStation 4.

The Lost Sphear is another game set for an early 2018 release. The game will be available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC, and it will focus on a young boy and his friends who try to save their world from disappearing.

Square Enix The Lost Sphear The Lost Sphear

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV is a VR game in which you will explore "the world’s oceans, lakes, ponds and rivers and participate in a wide variety of fishing challenges". Some familiar faces are also bound to pop up. The game will be available for PlayStation VR in September this year.

Last but not least is Life is Strange: Before the Storm. You can read up on that one right

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