Almost fifteen years later, The World Ends With You is getting a sequel (and you can play the demo right now).
Neo: The World Ends With You is a colourful, fast-paced action RPG sequel developed and published by Square Enix.
It’s been a long time coming. The original The World Ends With You released on Nintendo DS in 2007. The Solo Remix ported the game to iOS in 2012 and Android in 2014, before the Final Remix brought it to Nintendo Switch in 2018.
Now we’re just a month away from the sequel’s release date, on July 27, 2021.
Given that it’s been such a long time, you might want to see what The World Ends With You is about before you dive into the sequel.
Obviously, you can play the original, either by digging out your DS, or playing one of the (more) modern ports. But, helpfully, Square Enix has also released a free demo for Neo: The World Ends With You.
You’ll get to experience the first two days in the demo for Neo: The World Ends With You. We have no idea how long that is or how much gameplay that translates to. But the important bits of information you need to know are:
- The demo is free
- It’s available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch
- It allows you to carry progress over to the game proper (as long as you buy the game on the same platform)
While Neo: The World Ends With You is also coming to PC “this summer”, we don’t yet have a release date set for that. That means there also isn’t a PC demo available just yet.