Alright guys, it's Monday, and that means only four days until the weekend! How many of you start that countdown every Monday? Today we're not just counting down because we're groggy, we actually have a ton of great games to play this weekend at PAX East, and Square Enix is leading the charge with a variety of demos and panels on some of our most highly anticipated games, as well as some current favorites.
The headliner here will be of particular interest to fans of Final Fantasy XV. This year Square Enix will be showing up to its booth with a hands-on demo of Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolous DLC. The base game will also be available to play along with Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Dragon Quest Heroes II, I Am Setsuna, Nier: Automata, and more.
Apart from the various demos and prizes being given out, Square Enix will be hosting three special panels to discuss upcoming content and development. Whether you're attending or simply hoping to tune in and watch the panels from home, the schedule is as follows:
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.
But wait! There's more! Square Enix will also be showing off Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - A Criminal Past, Flame x Blaze, Final Fantasy XIV, and more. The show is going to be packed, and we'll be on the floor getting all of the juiciest scoops for you guys. Stay tuned!