Press release


A Brand-New IP From Some of the Talented Development Team
Behind the Iconic FINAL FANTASY Series
Pre-Orders Available Now for Nintendo Switch™ and Steam® ​​​​​​​

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 1, 2021) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced, as part of their SQUARE ENIX PRESENTS livestream at Tokyo Games Show, that DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS™, a new single-player dungeon exploration RPG, will be available digitally for the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4 console and PC via Steam® from October 14, 2021.
Directed by FINAL FANTASY® series’ veteran Hiroyuki Ito and produced by FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE™’s Hiroaki Kato, DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS challenges players to test their strategic skills with 100 levels of thought-provoking challenges. Using 2D grid-based movements, players are invited to lead an expedition charting the depths of an otherworldly labyrinth. Plan and prepare to overcome numerous obstacles, battles, and defeat monsters in a bid to outwit the formidable game system and reach the deepest level of the Dungeon. Strategize to survive!

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Players can enjoy a newly polished and refined iteration of FINAL FANTASY’s classic Active Time Battle (ATB) system brought to you by original creator, Hiroyuki Ito. DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS features an expansive range of fantasy inspired characters by character designer Ryoma Ito, offering players a unique take on the dungeon crawler genre, and the ability to customize their team in order to complete the challenges and obstacles effectively.  Fans can also enjoy a soundtrack overseen by musical director Nobuo Uematsu, featuring a modern take on classical tracks, as they put their minds to the test and venture through the many levels of DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS.
DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS will be available digitally for the Nintendo Switch system, PlayStation 4 console and PC via Steam on October 14, 2021 and is rated Teen.  
Pre-orders are available now for the Nintendo Switch system and Steam® with a 20% discount until  late October*. DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS will be available to purchase on the PlayStation®Store from launch on October 14 with a 20% discount for PlayStation®Plus members until October 28.
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*20% early purchase discount offer for Nintendo Switch ends on October 21 at 8:59pm PDT / 11:59pm EDT; and for PC (via Steam) on October 29 at 8:59am PDT / 11:59am EDT
**20% discount offer for PlayStation Plus members on PlayStation®4 console is available from launch on October 14 until October 28 at 8:59pm PDT / 11:59pm EDT.

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Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 164 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 83 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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