Square Enix News

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Square Enix - 17 days 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...

Final Fantasy XIV - 3 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 fro...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 3 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 Fe...


Square Enix - 4 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 ...

Square Enix - 4 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"....

Final Fantasy Record Keeper - 4 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. T...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 4 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 - 6 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 - 7 months 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...


Square Enix - 7 months ago

Visual Works releases interesting new Character Prototype video

Square Enix's Visual Works division is known for their stunning cinematic movies ranging from Final Fantasy FMVs to announcement trailers for various Square Enix titles. But they appear to be up to something quite different and interesting. They have released a new Character Prototype video on their official YouTube page. It...

Square Enix - 1 year ago

Yoshinori Kitase, Shinji Hashimoto and Naoki Yoshida to join Square Enix's Board

Square Enix has announced that their Board of Directors will receive some big changes in a month's time. On March 31, 2018 both Keiji Honda and Yukinobu Chida who have been with the company since its inception with both coming from Enix will resign from the company. They have both held...

Square Enix - 2 years ago

Square Enix to develop Games as a Service, multiplayer games have taken the lead

In Square Enix's 2017 Annual Report, Yosuke Matsuda, the president and representative director has stated that the company will develop "Games as a Service" and that the days of single-player games being the focus are gone. You can read what he said below in full. “Games as a Service” is a concept...


Square Enix - 3 years ago

Huge Final Fantasy Steam Sale Going On Right Now

Are you behind on your Final Fantasy steam purchases? Been waiting for a chance to start playing Final Fantasy games on your PC? Well Steam is hosting a special Square Enix sale this weekend and the deals are really good. Get Tickets to our Final Fantasy Fan Gathering!...

Square Enix - 3 years ago

Lightning On Her Louis Vuitton Campaign

You read that right. With Lightning's recent stint in Louis Vuitton, the Telegraph decided to interview the Final Fantasy XIII heroine and get her take on how it feels to be a Louis Vuitton model. See - Lightning In Vogue: What This Means For Gaming "Though his style was new to me,...

Square Enix - 3 years ago

Square Enix Bids Farewell To Shinra Technologies

In a sad turn of events, Square Enix has closed their cloud-based gaming subsidiary, Shinra Techologies due to lack of third party investors. Due to this, Square Enix has reported losing two billion yen for the current fiscal year. Shinra Technologies was headed by former Square Enix president, Yoichi Wada, and,...


Square Enix - 4 years ago

Square Enix's Annual Report Shows Strong Performance in Mobile Market

Square Enix have now released their annual report and the results from this past year, definitely sound like things are looking up for the developer particularly in the mobile market. The Present Starting off their report, Square Enix has announced that their net sales for the fiscal year ending March 2015 totaled...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Final Fantasy XV and New Nier Project Coming To Paris Games Week

Paris Games Week is happening in about two weeks and Square Enix has announced a pretty exciting lineup for the event with Final Fantasy XV, Final Fantasy Explorers and the untitled Nier: New Project. Square Enix has, of course, been quite open about the development of Final Fantasy XV as of...

Square Enix - 4 years ago

Tokyo Game Show English Version Released With Some Clarifications

Although Tokyo Game Show happened a week ago, the English version of the Active Time Report has released today offering fans a bit more information on what director Hajime Tabata had to say about certain things. Here's a handy dandy guide to help you out with the bucket load of...