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  • 09.28.2017

SQUARE ENIX announces New York Comic Con 2017 lineup and events!

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At this year’s New York Comic Con (booth # 1804), SQUARE ENIX® will offer hands-on demos for the newly announced Secret of Mana® and Spelunker Party!™ , as well as DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY® NT, FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION, FINAL FANTASY XV MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES, FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION, GRAVEL, LIFE IS STRANGE™: BEFORE THE STORM™, LOST SPHEAR™ and Project Hikari.

Show attendees are invited to take part in the DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT tournaments for a chance to win limited edition prizes, including themed battle tours t-shirts. Fans can also try their hand at competing in the FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME Drafts and Sealed Tournaments.

Outside of the convention, SQUARE ENIX will also host the FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME Petit Cups, a series of community meet-up events where players can challenge each other in informal tournaments to win prizes. The event calendar kicks off on October 6 at Silk Road Gaming (30 Mott St. New York, New York) for gunslinger-style challenges, followed by an official FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME tournament the following day, October 7. More information on both the Petit Cup and on-site events will be available on the FFTCG Official Facebook Page.

The Square Enix Members team is hosting a text message sweepstakes for exclusive Members Reward items. Those that sign up will have daily chances to win, as well as to receive free giveaways throughout the show. On October 7 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Square Enix Members will also be hosting a special signing session at the booth with the producer of FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS global version, Hiroki Fujimoto.

Finally, SQUARE ENIX will host the below panel at the show, giving fans an opportunity to get the latest development updates and converse with the creative minds behind the games:

Bringing Images to Life: First Look at Square Enix's Take on Japanese Manga in VR
Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM – 1A21
For many fans, SQUARE ENIX is synonymous with some of the biggest titles in gaming, but is also home to some of the most beloved titles in Japanese Manga history. At their offices in Tokyo, a team of manga loving veterans from both the game and anime industry have been hard at work to create the next generation of Japanese manga utilizing the latest in VR technology. Come join the team as they share a glimpse of what they envision to be the future of manga.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to play several Square Enix titles, including:

Platform: PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system
Developer: Square Enix / Team Ninja (Koei Tecmo)
Release: January 30, 2018
Developed in partnership with Team NINJA, DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT is a team-based brawler based on one of Japan’s top arcade games. The game pits legendary heroes and villains from FINAL FANTASY’s 30-year history, including recently revealed FINAL FANTASY XV’s Noctis, against each other in epic and strategic 3 vs. 3 battles. Players will choose a team from a roster of more than 20 beloved FINAL FANTASY characters across twelve iconic battle arenas and call forth fan-favorite summons. With a deep customization and progression system, players will gain experience points and unlock EX skills, weapons, skins and more as they develop their favorite FINAL FANTASY characters, their way. At New York Comic Con, winners of each free play round will receive an exclusive Warrior of Light Gil Coin while supplies last.

Platform: Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system
Developer: SQUARE ENIX
Available: October 31, 2017
The world of FINAL FANTASY XV continues to grow with the release of FINAL FANTASY XV MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES. Players will be able to create their own avatars and participate in exciting multiplayer quests with their friends to bring the Light back to the Kingdom of Lucis.

Platform: iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices
Developer: SQUARE ENIX
Available: Fall 2017
FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION features the main characters and story of the console version in an episodic format, with a completely redesigned art style and casual touch controls optimized for mobile gameplay. All ten episodes will be available when the game launches, with the first episode available to download for free.

Platform: Windows PC
Developer: SQUARE ENIX
Available: Early 2018
The ultimate fantasy adventure heads to Windows PC, offering cutting-edge technology provided by NVIDIA® Gameworks™ and native 4K (maximum 8K) support for high-resolution displays and HDR10. FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION boasts a wealth of bonus content from the console versions originally available through the Season Pass and free updates, while the new first-person mode allows a more immersive experience than ever before.

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