Live A Live Shares New Trailer Simultaneously Showcasing 8 Eras

Square Enix Japan has shared a new brief trailer for their upcoming HD-2D JRPG, Live A Live, simultaneously showcasing eight of the game’s narrative eras. Players will have to progress through entirely distinct campaigns with unique casts and gameplay styles.

You can view the new appetizer-esque trailer for Live A Live below:

Live A Live was initially released only in Japan for the Super Famicom in 1994. It is unique as a JRPG title as it is effectively seven more miniature games that take place across different settings and time periods, with two unlockable scenarios that tie the stories together.

The title gained a following outside of Japan thanks to a fan translation that was among the earliest widely-shared complete patches, despite being considered to be a sales failure in its home country. The title has (again, exclusively in Japan) also been re-released through the Virtual Console service on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

Live A Live is releasing for Nintendo Switch worldwide on July 22, 2022.


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