Live A Live Remake - Pre-Order Bonuses and Game Editions

A breakdown of all Live A Live Remake (Live a Live 2022 HD-2D Remaster) game editions available for pre-order on the game's official website. Live A Live Remake is set for release on July 22nd, 2022 exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.

Live A Live Remake - Pre-Order Bonuses and Game Editions

Pre-Order Bonuses and Game Editions for Live A Live Remake

Live A Live Remake (Live A Live 2022 HD-2D Remaster) is set for release on July 22nd, 2022 exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Ahead of its anticipated launch, two editions of the game have been announced which are now available for pre-order on the Live A Live Official Nintendo eShop.

Standard Edition

The Standard Edition is a copy of the game (physical or digital) and it is for players who simply want to play and experience the upcoming title.

Live-A-Live-Remake Standard Edition Physical Copy

The Standard Edition goes for 49.99 USD on local game stores and on Nintendo eShop.

Collector’s Edition (Japan Only)

Live A Live Remake Japan Exclusive Collector's Edition

The Collector’s Edition is a special bundle which includes a physical copy of the game along with exclusive bonuses. This version is only available for pre-orders at the Official Japanese Square Enix Shop.

Live-A-Live-Remake Model-Kit from Pre Orders


Bonuses included in the Collector’s Edition are listed below.

  • Official Live A Live Soundtrack (2-Disc)
  • Live A Live Enamel Bag
  • Live A Live Board Game
  • Model Kit (Buriki Daioh)

The Collector’s Edition goes for 22,000 Yen on the official Square Enix Japan e-Store.

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Game Overview

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Live A Live (2022) is a remake of the role-playing video game released in 1994 by Square for the Super Famicom. The game follows the story of eight different protagonists across nine story scenarios or “episodes” that take place in distinct periods of human civilization. Players will be able to freely begin any of the first seven episodes while the final two are unlocked by progressing further into the game.


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Gameplay in Live A Live Remake consists of exploration and combat sections, with each story scenario having gameplay elements unique to the episode. Combat, in particular, is triggered through different conditions in each scenario, with some chapters having scripted, random, and optional encounters.

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Live A Live Remake features turn-based battles using characters that have access to unique attacks, skills, and abilities. Defeating enemies yields experience points, allowing each character to level up to gain new actions in combat. Some skills and abilities, meanwhile, can only be learned by reaching certain points of each story chapter or by seeing an enemy use them in battle.

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Various other unique quirks and mechanics are also implemented throughout the game’s different scenarios. Some episodes require the use of stealth to navigate through an area while others take advantage of a character’s unique ability to gather clues to advance the story or gain the advantage against enemies in battle.

Story Scenarios

Prehistory: The First

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The Prehistory scenario takes place during the time of the cavemen. The episode follows the story of Pogo who is exiled from his tribe after his rescue of Bel, a woman intended to be sacrificed to a rival tribe’s god.

Imperial China: The Successor

Live A Live Remake - Imperial China: The Successor

The Imperial China scenario is set in Ancient China and tells the story of the ageing Earthen Heart Shifu who vows to defeat a rival kung fu school responsible for killing two of his three disciples.

Twilight of Edo: The Infiltrator

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The Twilight of Edo takes place in feudal Japan where the ninja Oboromaru is tasked with the mission of rescuing the political prisoner from a daimyo in league with demonic forces and bent on conquest of the land.

The Wild West: The Wanderer

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The Wild West is set during the American frontier. A wandering gunman known as Sundown Kid who partners with his old rival Mad Dog to save a town from a powerful gang oppressing the people.

Present Day: The Strongest

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The Present Day takes place in the contemporary period and tells the story of Masaru Takahara, a man who goes on a quest to become the strongest in the world by defeating opponents through all fighting styles.

The Near Future: The Outsider

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The Near Future follows the adventure of Akira Tadokoro, an orphan in the not-so-distant future who seeks out a notorious criminal biker gang known as the Crusaders.

Far Future: Mechanical Heart

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The Far Future takes place in a distant future and tells the story of the maintenance robot Cube who begins investigating the incident of an escaped Behemoth monster that killed the crew transporting it to earth.

The Middle Ages: The Lord of Dark

Live A Live Remake - The Middle Ages: The Lord of Dark

The Middle Ages follows the tale of the Oersted, a knight who leads a party to rescue the kidnapped princess of Lucretia and defeat a powerful entity known as The Lord of Dark.

Game Trailers

Source: Nintendo YouTube Channel

Game Information

Title Live A Live
Genre Role-Playing
Platform and System Nintendo Switch
Developer Square Enix
Publisher Nintendo
Release date July 22nd, 2022
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