Dungeon Encounters Announced, Launching in October
During its Tokyo Game Show showcase, Square Enix announced Dungeon Encounters. The game is directed by Final Fantasy IX director and creator of the series’ Active Time Battle system Hiroyuki Ito and produced by Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age producer Hiroaki Kato, with character designs from Ryoma Ito and a soundtrack overseen by Nobuo Uematsu. It will be released worldwide on PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on October 14, 2021.
Dungeon Encounters is a single-player strategic dungeon exploration RPG. It tasks players with venturing through 2D grid-based levels, overcoming obstacles and battles as they try to reach the deepest level. Combat utilises a version of the ATB system, with players able to customise their party.