Square Enix reveals Gamescom 2019 lineup; FFVIIR, Avengers and more playable

Square Enix has revealed their full lineup for this year’s Gamescom event at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany from August 20 through August 24.

With their booth set in Hall 9, visitors will have the chance to try out the company’s latest software titles including Final Fantasy VII Remake, Marvel’s Avengers, the fourth episode for Life is Strange 2 and more.

View the full details below:

Final Fantasy VII Remake

For the first time in Europe, visitors will experience the highly anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake, with a hands-on demo showcasing the reimagining of the iconic original game that re-defined the RPG genre. Across 72 stations, show attendees will get their first look at the game before its release for the PlayStation 4 on March 3, 2020.

Marvel’s Avengers

In a worldwide first, fans at Gamescom 2019 will play a hands-on demo for Marvel’s Avengers! Gamers at the Square Enix booth will battle as Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor experiencing the preliminary incident of this original Avengers story, launching on May 15, 2020 simultaneously for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia and PC.

Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana, the latest title in the revered Mana series and full remake of the RPG classic, will make its global debut at the show with a brand-new playable demo. Entirely rebuilt and revamped with action-RPG battle, leveling and skill systems as well as modern 3D graphics, attendees can check out an early section of the game, playing as just some of the memorable characters that the full game will offer when it launches in early 2020.

Life is Strange 2: Episode 4 ‘Faith’

Life is Strange 2: Episode 4 ‘Faith’ debuts at Gamescom 2019. Experience the trailer for the riveting next chapter in the Diaz brothers’ journey towards a new life in Mexico, as the story reaches its most thrilling and complex entry yet. The second season of the award-winning franchise from Square Enix External Studios and the Life is Strange team at DONTNOD Entertainment, continues on August 22, 2019.

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Critically-acclaimed MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV Online returns to Gamescom, with a booth powered by Acer’s latest Predator gaming hardware to maximize everyone’s gaming experience. Intense challenges, great prizes and an exclusive program of stage shows with the makers of the game including Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida, and Main Scenario Writer and World Lore Creator Banri Oda will be taking place throughout the week, all culminating in a big cosplay competition on Friday 23rd August. Finally, the largest Final Fantasy XIV Online Fan Gathering to ever take place in Germany is set to shake Cologne on the evening of Friday 23rd August.

Check here to learn more on how to attend the event.

Kingdom Hearts III

A playable demo for Kingdom Hearts III, as seen in the release of the game earlier this year, will be available for attendees to try out.


The Square Enix booth will also offer a sneak peek at merchandise prototypes for the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake, as well as an open demo space for visitors to try out the latest Square Enix Products board games.

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