Square Enix announces PAX East 2017 lineup, events
Final Fantasy XII, Dragon Quest Heroes II, and more.
Square Enix has announced its lineup of playable games and events for PAX East 2017, which runs from March 10 to 12 in Boston.
The lineup of playable titles includes:
- Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – A Criminal Past DLC (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
- Dragon Quest Heroes II (PS4, PC)
- Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius (iOS, Android)
- Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
- Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS4, PC, Mac)
- Final Fantasy XV – Episode Gladiolus DLC (PS4, XBO)
- Flame x Blaze (iOS, Android)
- I Am Setsuna (Switch)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
- Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ (iOS, Android)
- NieR: Automata (PS4, PC)
- Ride 2 (PS4, XBO, PC)
Its panels include:
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Panel
Friday, March 10, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Albatross Room, Boston Convention Center
Join Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Director Takashi Katano and Producer Hiroaki Kato, attending from Square Enix’s Tokyo studios, as they discuss all-new details of the upcoming title before its release on July 11, 2017.
Final Fantasy XIV Community Q&A Panel
Saturday, March 11, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Albatross Room, Boston Convention Center
An opportunity for dedicated Final Fantasy XIV Online players to ask and learn about the latest topics impacting the community with Producer / Director Naoki Yoshida.
NieR: Automata x Final Fantasy XV Panel
Sunday, March 12, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Albatross Room, Boston Convention Center
In this joint panel, fans can join Director Yoko Taro of NieR: Automata for a discussion on the launch of the Square Enix and PlatinumGames Inc.’s action-RPG. For the second half of the panel, fans can join Producer Haruyoshi Sawatari and Global Brand Manager Raio Mitsuno for a first look at Episode Gladiolus, the game’s first character-driven episode of DLC.
Also, if you’re attending the event, you can stop by the Square Enix booth to take on the Warring Triad challenge for a chance to win a Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood t-shirt, or take part in a social media contest to win special prizes for Dragon Quest Heroes II, NieR: Automata, and Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius by taking photos and sharing them on social media.
Posters will also be given out for the following titles:
- Dragon Quest Heroes II
- Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius
- Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
- Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary commemorative artwork by legendary artist Yoshitaka Amano
- Flame x Blaze
- Guardian Codex
- Kingdom Hearts (double-sided poster featuring Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue)
- Mobius Final Fantasy
- NieR: Automata