Square Enix Announced The Release of Dungeon Encounters

In the Toyko Game Show Square Enix Presents live stream, Square Enix announced Dungeon Encounters, a single-player dungeon exploration RPG set to release on October 14 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). With a 20% launch window discount until late October, the game will be available for $29.99.
Developed by Cattle Call, Dungeon Encounters is a dungeon RPG where you lead your group of explorers into a 100-floor grid-based dungeon, using ATB-style combat to take on various enemies along the way.
It is being developed by several veteran Final Fantasy developers.

Director: Hiroyuki Ito (Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy XII)
Producer: Hiroaki Kato (Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age)
Character Design: Ryoma Ito (Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings, Heroes of Mana)
Music: Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy, Lost Odyssey, Fantasian)

Here is the announcement trailer, press release, and screenshot/artwork set from Square Enix. Here is the English website, and here is the Japanese website.

The press release is as follows:

Square Enix today announced, as part of their Square Enix Presents live stream at Tokyo Games Show, that Dungeon Encounters, a new single-player dungeon exploration RPG, will be available digitally for the Nintendo Switch system, PlayStation 4 console, and PC via Steam from October 14, 2021.
Directed by Final Fantasy series’ veteran Hiroyuki Ito and produced by Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’s Hiroaki Kato, Dungeon Encounters challenges players to test their strategic skills with 100 levels of thought-provoking challenges. Using 2D grid-based movements, players are invited to lead an expedition charting the depths of an otherworldly labyrinth. Plan and prepare to overcome numerous obstacles, battles, and defeat monsters in a bid to outwit the formidable game system and reach the deepest level of the Dungeon. Strategize to survive!
Players can enjoy a newly polished and refined iteration of Final Fantasy’s classic Active Time Battle (ATB) system brought to you by the original creator, Hiroyuki Ito. Dungeon Encounters features an expansive range of fantasy-inspired characters by character designer Ryoma Ito, offering players a unique take on the dungeon crawler genre, and the ability to customize their team in order to complete the challenges and obstacles effectively. Fans can also enjoy a soundtrack overseen by musical director Nobuo Uematsu, featuring a modern take on classical tracks, as they put their minds to the test and venture through the many levels of Dungeon Encounters.
Pre-orders are available now for the Nintendo Switch system and Steam® with a 20% discount until late October*. DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS will be available to purchase on the PlayStation®Store from launch on October 14 with a 20% discount for PlayStation®Plus members until October 28.

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