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Square Enix Announces Their PAX East 2018 Lineup!

Square Enix plans to have a booth worthy of the crown at PAX East 2018!

Square Enix fans attending this year’s PAX East will have all manner of demos, panels, and giveaways being hosted by the legend game developer to attend.


Fan’s can check out the Square Enix booth #11017 to play Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, Final Fantasy XIV Online, and Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. There will also be daily giveaways for the games and photo opportunities:

  • The FINAL FANTASY XIV Byakko Battle Challenge, where fans can challenge Byakko to win an “I Beat Byakko” t-shirt

  • A photo opportunity featuring backgrounds from DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY OPERA OMNIA and NieR:Automata™.

Daily giveaways, including:


  • FINAL FANTASY XIV Online foam samurai swords

  • FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION limited edition t-shirt

Panels will be held all throughout the weekend for fans to attend including a PC modding panel:

Friday, April 6, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EDT) at Albatross Theater, Boston Convention Center
FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION, released on March 6, 2018, features mod support for expanded playability. Join FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION Manager Shigefumi Tanaka and Global Brand Manager Raio Mitsuno as they offer a glimpse into new ways to further enjoy the game.

Saturday, April 7, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EDT) at Albatross Theater, Boston Convention Center
Join special guests Natsuko Ishikawa (Main Scenario Writer) and John Crow (English Localization Lead) from the FINAL FANTASY XIV Onlineteam as they discuss the writing and story of Stormblood™.

Saturday, April 7, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EDT) at Albatross Theater, Boston Convention Center
Reminisce on a 2017 fan favorite as panelists YOKO TARO (Director), Yosuke Saito (Producer) and Keiichi Okabe (Composer) celebrate the one-year anniversary of the critically-acclaimed NieR:Automata. Those who attend the panel will receive limited NieR:Automata branded pins.

And finally, the first-ever North American Final Fantasy Trading Card Game (“FFTCG”) Crystal Cup tournament will be held. With lessons for new players being offered at the booth, while experienced players can pre-register for the cup here.

PAX East will take place April 5-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center


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