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Square Enix Opens TGS 2021 Website With Stream Schedule and Lineup

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Square Enix has opened a new website detailing its stream schedule, lineup, and merchandise for the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2021 event. Furthermore, it revealed that the Square Enix Presents stream will start from October 1, 2021, at 7 PM JST/6 AM EDT. Some streams will feature English subtitles and interpretation.

There will also be a variety of streams held throughout October 2 and 3, 2021, showcasing upcoming titles such as Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy OriginForspoken, and Project Triangle Strategy. Notably, the schedule also includes special talk shows featuring guests such as NieR series creator Yoko Taro, FFXIV director Naoki Yoshida, and Final Fantasy series director Tetsuya Nomura.

Below is the full lineup of games that will be presented at the event:

  • Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Forspoken
  • Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier
  • Project Triangle Strategy
  • Deep Insanity Asylum
  • Dragon Quest X Online
  • Dragon Quest X Offline
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • SaGa Collection
  • Romancing SaGa
  • Imperial SaGa Eclipse
  • Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
  • War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

The full schedule is available in both English and Japanese. However, several panels and key details are missing from the English timetable. Similarly, only the Japanese merchandise page lists TGS 2021 exclusive merchandise, such as limited edition Final Fantasy soundtracks, Square Enix sound effect track collections, and orchestral arrangements.

Below is a full list of Square Enix’s Tokyo Game Show presentation streams, listed in JST (UTC +9).

Day 1 – October 1, 2021

English stream (YouTube), Japanese Stream (YouTube, Twitch, NicoNico)

  • 19:00 JST – Square Enix Presents TGS 2021
  • 20:00 JST – Square Enix Merch Store TGS 2021 Special Live Stream
  • 21:00 JST – Lounge Jam – Square Enix Music TGS 2021 Special Live –
    • Featuring: Ryo Miyachi Quintet
  • 22:00 JST – Forspoken TGS Special
    • Featuring: Takeshi Terada (Co-Director) and Raio Mitsuno (Creative Producer)

Day 2 – October 2, 2021

English stream (Part 1 and Part 2), Japanese Stream (YouTube, Twitch, NicoNico)

  • 13:00 JST – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Official Livestream
    • Featuring: Daisuke Yamamoto (Localization Producer), Ken Rose (Localization Director), and Yosuke Matsuda (CEO)
  • 14:15 JST – Nobuo Uematsu’s “I Heard Mountain Men Are Popular…”
    • Featuring: Nobuo Uematsu (Composer), Keiji Kawamori (Music Director), and Makoto Ise (Sound Director)
  • 15:30 JST – Final Fantasy Brave Exvius TGS 2021 Livestream
    • Guestlist coming soon
  • 16:45 JST – War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius TGS 2021 Special Livestream
    • Featuring: Hirono Kay (FFBE Series Producer) and Kazuhide Nakai (Assistant Producer)
  • 17:45 JST – SaGa Series TGS 2021 Special Livestream
    • Featuring: Akitoshi Kawazu (Series Director), Masanori Ichikawa (Series Producer), Kazuma Oshu (Imperial SaGa Producer), Kenji Itou (Composer), Benny Matsuyama (Game Writer, novelist), Hikaru Ishihara (Akatsuki Development Staff), and Yosuke Fujimoto (Think & Feel Director)
  • 19:45 JST – Dragon Quest X TV TGS 2021 Special Livestream
    • Featuring: Koji Aoyama (Producer), Takashi Anzai (Director), and two player ambassadors
  • 21:00 JST – Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin TGS 2021 Special Broadcast
    • Featuring: Tetsuya Nomura (Creative Producer), Daisuke Inoue (Director), Usuda Hiroya (Director), Nobumichi Kumabe (Director), Ashizawa Kasumi (Voice Actor), and Sayaka Kano (Gamer Idol)
  • 22:00 JST – Square Enix Jazz Live Painting

Day 3 – October 3, 2021

English stream (Part 1 and Part 2), Japanese Stream (YouTube, Twitch, NicoNico)

  • 12:00 JST – FF Trading Card Game: Beginner’s Hall at TGS2021
  • 15:30 JST – Educational Program “World of Okabe”
    • Featuring: Keiichi Okabe (NieR Series Composer), Yoko Taro (NieR Series Creative Director), and Yosuke Saito (NieR Series Producer)
  • 17:30 JST – Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier TGS 2021 Special Livestream
    • Featuring: Shoichi Ichikawa (Producer), Tetsuya Nomura (Creative Director), Ashizawa Kasumi (Voice Actor), and various gaming personalities.
  • 19:00 JST – Deep Insanity Asylum Pre-release TGS 2021 Special Broadcast
    • Featuring: Makoto Fukami (Concept Writer), Norimitsu Kaiho (Concept Writer), and Ryotaro Ishii (Producer)
  • 20:00 JST – Dragon Quest X Offline Full of Information de Show!
    • Featuring: Takuma Shiraishi (Producer)
  • 21:00 JST – Final Fantasy XIV Yoshi P Sampo in TGS 2021 Online
    • Featuring: Naoki Yoshida (Producer/Director) and Toshio Murouchi (Global Community Producer)

The official stream schedule for Tokyo Game Show 2021 was announced last week featuring major Japanese video game publishers like SNK, Konami, and Koei Tecmo. Tokyo Game Show 2021 will take place mainly online from September 30, 2021, to October 3, 2021.

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