HD-2D fans rejoice! Square Enix announced on March 30, 2023, that Live A Live’s 2022 remake would launch on several additional platforms at the end of April. Players can purchase Live A Live digitally on PS5, PS4, and PC via Steam starting April 27, 2023, for $49.99. There are currently no plans for a physical release.
This news comes directly from Square Enix and the team behind other HD-2D titles like Octopath Traveler 2 and Triangle Strategy via the Square Enix YouTube channel, where a new trailer dropped to celebrate the announcement.
To see the PS5, PS4, and Steam Announce Trailer for Live A Live, check out the video below:
This remake of the 1994 title saw strong reviews from critics back in July 2022 when it came out on Nintendo Switch. Live A Live has an 81 on OpenCritic, with 85% of critics recommending a purchase.
Live A Live is the second HD-2D title to make its way to PlayStation and PC storefronts in 2023, with Octopath Traveler 2 debuting alongside its Nintendo Switch counterpart on February 24. Like Octopath Traveler 2, Live A Live offers a free playable demo for PlayStation and Steam. You can grab the demo with the links here:
- Live A Live PlayStation Demo
- Live A Live Steam Demo (coming soon)
Players can transfer their save data from the demo to the full release and continue their game. PlayStation Plus and Steam members who preorder Live A Live can grab the game for 20% off. Once the title launches, however, the price jumps back up to $49.99.
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