Square Enix looking into more HD-2D remake projects for Switch


Square Enix might be updating more 16-bit classics with an HD-2D look, the hybrid 2D and 3D art style employed by games like Octopath Traveler.

LIVE A LIVE’s remake in HD-2D

According to Famitsu, Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda has greenlit more HD-2D projects from the Triangle Strategy developers.

Super sprites: Live A Live, which was recently announced for Switch during a Nintendo Direct, is part of the initiative. The game has never been released in the west before, and it is being treated to the full HD-2D treatment.

HD-2D revivals: What's the process for deciding which games get a new lease on life? “We lined up possible titles and thought about which could be done in HD-2D, and brought them to the president,” said producer Tomoya Asano.