Live A Live introduces The Present Day and The Distant Future

Square Enix has shared two more trailers for the upcoming remake of Live A Live, highlighting the eras of The Present Day and The Distant Future. New screenshots can also be found in the gallery.

Square Enix previously released trailers for The Wild West, The Middle Ages, The Near Future, and Twilight of Edo Japan, as well as Prehistory and Imperial China. Live A Live spans over several different, distinct eras, and players are free to tackle these scenarios in any order they wish. Each contains its own cast of characters, as well as unique mechanic that separates them from the rest.

Live A Live is set to release for Nintendo Switch on July 22 worldwide. If you're curious about Live A Live, you can read why it getting a western release is a huge deal.

In this chapter, you will assume the role of Masaru Takahara, a mixed martial artist who, like many, dreams of becoming the world's strongest fighter. He truly believes he has what it takes to claim the title, and by making the skills of other masters his own, he intends to prove himself. Muay Thai, professional wrestling, lucha libre, Koppo, sambo, and sumo—he strives to learn the most powerful techniques of these storied traditions and more. All he needs to do is to bait his opponents into revealing their secrets...

One of the various stories, “The Distant Future” tells a tragedy that happens in the transport freighter Cogito Ergo Sum. In this chapter, you will assume the role of Cube, an autonomous support unit built by the engineer Kato. Alas, as a series of incidents put the safety and well-being of the ship's crew in jeopardy, tensions mount and tempers flare, and Cube finds themselves swept up in their disputes...

Live A Live 'Present Day' and 'Distant Future' Screenshots and Artwork