Square Enix News

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 12 days ago

Dragon Quest XI S comes to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

To help celebrate the release of Square Enix's Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition, a collaboration event has kicked off in the global version of the gumi developed Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. This has seen t...

Square Enix - 1 month ago

Square Enix Japan gets behind Apple Arcade with new exclusive launch title Various Daylife

Square Enix Japan has gotten behind Apple's new game subscription service Apple Arcade with a brand new exclusive launch title from the team behind the Bravely series and Octopath Traveler series. Titled Various Daylife it is categorised...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 2 months ago

Octopath Traveler comes to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Square Enix and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius developer gumi have announced a collaboration between Brave Exvius and Square Enix's Octopath Traveler. The event currently being held in the global version of the game until September 5 has see...


Square Enix - 4 months ago

Shinji Hashimoto is now the 2nd highest ranking person in Square Enix as Executive Director

There's been a lot of changes going on at Square Enix in the past year with staff leaving the company altogether, staff joining other studios in the Square Enix family and the internal development structure getting redone again and now there's anothe...

Square Enix - 4 months ago

Square Enix working to make their old games playable on modern hardware

While many games are still easily accessible on modern hardware, many games from Square Enix's long history are not playable on modern hardware whatsoever or are strictly limited in some way. In an interview with Game Informer, Square En...

Final Fantasy XV - 5 months ago

Square Enix reveals big support for Google Stadia

Square Enix has announced their big support for Google's new cloud-based gaming platform, Stadia which launches in November for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherla...

Final Fantasy XV - 5 months ago

Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future to be released in English during Fall 2019

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future, the novel that adapts the stories of the cancelled Final Fantasy XV DLC episodes will be finally released in English during Fall 2019. This headlines a new agreement with Penguin Random House Publisher Services that will see various...

Final Fantasy VII Remake - 5 months ago

Looks like Square Enix just quietly delayed a major title, might be about to close a studio

Earlier this year Square Enix's fiscal report had them set for a huge year between April 2019 and March 2020 with a forecast profit of 40-50 million Yen. This has led many to believe they had a major title scheduled to launch within the period. But today Square Enix released an...

Square Enix - 6 months ago

Takashi Tokita is now a board member of Tokyo RPG Factory

Takashi Tokita, who was incharge of the game design and scenario for Final Fantasy IV and has directed games like Chocobo Racing, Final Fantasy IV (Nintendo DS remake), Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light and produced games like Final Fantasy IV: The After Years and Final Fantasy Dimensions I...


Square Enix - 7 months ago

Square Enix's development restructure sees Yoshinori Kitase overseeing majority of FF series

Square Enix Japan recently completed its internal development restructure, its first since the Business Divisions were introduced in December 2013. This sees them return to a structure that is quite similar to the one they had during the PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 console generation. Creative Business Unit I is headed by Yoshinori Kitase,...

Final Fantasy XIV - 9 months ago

Nier: Automata coming to Final Fantasy XIV with YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse alliance raid series

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers will at some point bring a new alliance raid series based on the PlatinumGames developed Nier: Automata. Titled YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse, it will include some involvement from Nier series producer Yosuke Saito and director Yoko Taro....

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 9 months ago

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius arrives in the global version of Star Ocean: Anamnesis

Square Enix along with developers gumi and tri-Ace respectively have kicked off the next act of the Final Fantasy Brave Exvius and Star Ocean: Anamnesis collaboration in the global versions of the games. In Star Ocean: Anamnesis until February 11 you can summon Final Fantasy Brave Exvius' Rain, Fina and Lasswell...


Square Enix - 10 months ago

Square Enix has trademarked Final Fantasy Digital Card Game in Japan

Square Enix has trademarked "Final Fantasy Digital Card Game" in Japan. What this means remains to be seen. First guess points towards a digital version of the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game which has been having lots of cards released all around the world in the past few years. But it's worth...

Square Enix - 10 months ago

Square Enix says streaming services will help quickly lead from games in boxes to digital

Square Enix president and representative director Yosuke Matsuda has stated in his New Year's Letter that they believe "game streaming services will be the ultimate driver of a rapid transition from the sale of games in boxes to digital consumption". Matsuda also spoke about how mobile, VR and AR continue to...

Final Fantasy Record Keeper - 11 months ago

Dragon Quest is coming to Final Fantasy Record Keeper in Japan

Square Enix and DeNA have announced that Dragon Quest is coming to the Japanese version of Final Fantasy Record Keeper on December 21, 2018. The collaboration event is with the Japanese mobile game, Hoshi No Dragon Quest. This is the second Final Fantasy game to collaborate with this title following Mobius...


Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 11 months ago

Kingdom Hearts is coming to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Square Enix and developer gumi have announced that Disney's Kingdom Hearts is coming to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius in celebration of the release of Kingdom Hearts III in January 2019. Kingdom Hearts III releases in Japan on January 25 and January 29 in North America and Europe, but the exact date...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 12 months ago

Belgian law uncertainty makes Square Enix stop offering their free-to-play games in Belgium

It is a very interesting time for games with in-app-purchases in the world right now and importantly, there is currently uncertain legal status of "loot boxes" under Belgian law. As a result of this, Square Enix has come to the decision that they need to stop providing their free-to-play games...

Square Enix - 1 year ago

Visual Works releases gorgeous history video

Visual Works has released a video of their history of projects that they produced during 2016 for the Square Enix Cafe in Akihabara, Tokyo. The montage includes the majority of the titles they have worked on including Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy...