The World Ends with You: Final Remix – Everything we know so far

Ten years after arriving on the Nintendo DS, The World Ends With You is getting a remixed relaunch on Nintendo Switch.

The World Ends With You: Final Remix is bringing updated visuals, brand-new story chapters and a new control scheme to fit the modern console. Fans of the original will be very excited to see what this remaster has in store, and those who missed out first time round are in for a treat.

We’ve  rounded up everything you need to know about the game, and will be updating this page as more info drops, so be sure to bookmark it to stay up to date!

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What is The World Ends With You: Final Remix?

The World Ends With You is an action role-playing game developed by Square Enix, which launched in 2008 on the Nintendo DS. The game utilised many of the DS’s unique features, with gameplay taking place across both screens, and attacks requiring touch controls and even use of the microphone. These will, of course, need adapting for the Nintendo Switch.

What is The World Ends With You: Final Remix – Release Date

There isn’t a firm release date for the game as yet, with only the vague “2018” window confirmed thus far. Hopefully we’ll get a narrower time frame soon.

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The World Ends With You: Final Remix – Story Explained

Set in the modern-day Shibuya shopping district of Tokyo, the game follows lead hero Neku Sakuraba and friends as they’re forced to take part in a twisted game in order to stay alive. Neku will be erased from existence if he fails to complete the tasks set before him.

The story is far more complex than this brief synopsis, but we’ll let you discover the twists and turns it can take once the game launches.

What’s new in The World Ends With You: Final Remix?

Square is introducing an all-new epilogue chapter that sheds light on the game’s plot. New control methods have also been introduced, with players able to interact with the game using either the Joy-Con or Nintendo Switch touchscreen.

The World Ends With You: Final Remix – Trailer

You can catch the debut trailer for the game in the opening moments of Nintendo’s latest Mini Direct below:

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