Square Enix has made a third video digest available online, chronicling even more of the music found in Lightning Returns. This specific video has once again been mixed by Mitsuto Suzuki. One again, the video is quite lengthy and provides a good look at the various tracks players can expect when they visit the different areas in the game.
You can order a copy of the soundtrack for yourself by clicking here.
Square Enix has released another batch of Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster videos to the wild, this time focusing on Kimahri Ronso, Auron, summons, charming characters and one of the game’s key scenes that features a wedding. If you’ve not played the game, that last one in particular may contain its fair share of spoilers.
Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD will be on one blu-ray disc for PlayStation 3, but the PlayStation Vita versions will be sold separately when it launches in Japan on December 26th. A North American and European date is schedule for March 2014.
Square Enix has announced today that they’ll be making available a collector’s edition of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII exclusively through their own online store.
Enclosed in premium packaging featuring brand-new artwork, the collector’s edition includes a silver embossed pocket watch and a downloadable content code of Aerith Gainsborough’s “Midgar’s Flower Girl” outfit, previously only available in Japan. An 80-page hardcover artbook with never-before-seen illustrations will include other items such as:
- Character Designer Tetsuya Nomura’s original artwork, including his early sketches of the characters
- Foreword by Final Fantasy XIII Series Art Director Isamu Kamikokuryo
- An introspective look at the worlds and architecture of the Nova Chrysalia world
- A Final Fantasy nostalgia section that showcases crossover costumes and series’ fan favorites moogles and chocobos
The entire package can be had for $89.99 and will launch on February 11th alongside the standard version of the game for $59.99.
In celebration of Fina Fantasy XI’s 11th anniversary this year, Square Enix have launched a new welcome back campaign in an effort to entice users to take up arms in Vana’diel once again.
The Vana’diel Experience Campaign
Planned to begin at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) today, all inactive players who have previously subscribed to Final Fantasy XI will automatically have their accounts reactivated and will be able to play free of charge during the campaign period. To participate, the player’s PlayOnline account must be inactive, as well as transferred to the Square Enix Account system. This campaign will end on Monday, December 23rd at 6:59 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST), after which a subscription will be required for continued play.
FINAL FANTASY XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition (Free Software Download)
To help players participate in the Vana’diel Experience campaign, we will be distributing the Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition software for free from now until Monday, December 23rd, at 6:59 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). This all-in-one edition includes all expansions from Rise of the Zilart through the most recent Seekers of Adoulin.
More information on the campaign can be viewed on the official site here.
Should you manage to clear the newly released Bravely Default For the Sequel – or the version western fans are getting – you should come across a short interactive bit at the end that teases the next entry in the series, Bravely Second.
You can see the off-screen video of the footage below here, featuring the sequel’s new main character Magnolia.
The outpouring of Final Fantasy XV merchandise continues as Noctis gets the expected Play Arts Kai figure treatment as the main and first character of his respective game.
Revealed today by merchandise manager Hidemi Matsuzuka, the current prototype is being overseen by game director Tetsuya Nomura, although it remains to be painted in its current state. No other information was given at this time, but given the average turn-around time for these it wouldn’t be surprising to see it release sometime toward the latter part of 2014.
Whether or not any of the other Final Fantasy XV cast will join Noctis here remains to be seen, but its mainline status ensures more likely than not we’ll see others in the future.