The Japan-exclusive SNES RPG Live A Live is finally coming to the west, it has been revealed.

Originally released in 1994, the marked the directorial debut of Takashi Tokita - who worked on Chrono Trigger the following year. Live A Live was made available (in Japan) on the Wii U Virtual Console in 2015, and this was followed by a Virtual Console release on the 3DS in 2016.

This new version will be localised in English for the first time and will showcase 'HD-2D' visuals similar to those seen in Octopath Traveler and the upcoming Triangle Strategy.

Live A Live hits Switch on July 22nd, and pre-orders are open now.

A trademark appeared for the game back in 2020.

Here's some PR:

Previously unreleased outside of Japan, the RPG game LIVE A LIVE is releasing on the Nintendo Switch system in the HD-2D style! Seven different stories featuring different protagonists, time periods and gameplay styles await. In the Wild West, a wanderer with a bounty on his head fights for his life. In the Twilight of Edo Japan, a shinobi undertakes a secret mission. Experience these tales in any order you choose – the adventure is yours to control. A journey of discovery awaits you when LIVE A LIVE launches for Nintendo Switch on July 22. Pre-orders begin today in Nintendo eShop.

Also, Japan is getting this:

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