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.
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: