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Fire Emblem Engage: Should You Play Three Houses First?

While Byleth might appear in Fire Emblem Engage, here is what you should know about playing Three Houses before it.

Fire Emblem Engage has some characters from the previous games in it so players are wondering if they should play Three Houses first. The concern is understandable, especially if you plan on getting a more immersive experience. And knowing some extra bit of lore will just make the playthrough of the new game better. So here are the answers to whether you should play Three Houses (FE:3H) before Fire Emblem Engage, and if you Need to, for a better understanding of the game.

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Should You Play Three Houses Before Fire Emblem Engage?

should you play fire emblem three houses before engage

Yes, you should play FE:3H before playing Fire Emblem Engage, if it is possible that is. Not only is it one of the best games of 2019, but a really good entry in the Fire Emblem series that many players love. One of the reasons that you should give this game a try is because of the new Engage Rings mechanism in FE Engage. In it, you summon characters from previous FE games.

So if you are interested in learning about Byleth then Three houses is a must-pick. Another good reason to pick up Three Houses is to get some understanding of the game, this will also be useful if you haven’t played any Fire Emblem games before. Three houses have many mechanisms common to every game in the series. But it also has some mechanics specific to it.

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Do you Need to Play FE:3H before Engage?

No, you do not Need to play Three Houses before playing FE Engage. While it will be nice knowing and being familiar with older characters. It won’t impact the story much. The only thing connecting Engage to older games is its characters. But the story of this game is different and not a sequel to Three Houses. And the good thing is you won’t feel you are missing out on something, even if you haven’t played previous games or titles like Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Even Smash has some characters from the series like Byleth, Lucina, Roy, Ike, Corrin, Robin, and Marth.

That covers this guide on if you need to play Fire Emblem Three Houses (FE:3H) before Engage, and if you should play it. If you are interested in other topics of this game be sure to check out our FE Engage section.

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