Final Fantasy Series News


Final Fantasy 14 crosses over with Lightning Returns

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2013 7:00am PDT

Square Enix announced some crossover goodies for its two biggest current and upcoming Final Fantasy games today: a special Lightning-centric event in FF14, and a FF14 costume in Lightning Returns.


Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII opening cinematic revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 24, 2013 6:00am PDT

The Final Fantasy series may no longer inspire the gasps of awe, wonder and glee that it used to--aside from its cinematics. Square Enix has revealed the five-minute opening of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and oh my stars, awe wonder glee, it really is awfully prett...


"*fondly remembers Final Fantasy VI* Oh my... what has Square done to this series? Final ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 version 2.1's PvP, housing options detailed

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Square Enix recently outlined its plans for the upcoming Final Fantasy 14 version 2.1 update, including the options for player housing, a PvP arena, and more.


"You need to update the box art in system. Or make a separate entity for FFXIV:ARR? That old box ..."

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Curtain Call will be Theatrhythm Final Fantasy's closing number

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will be the final game in the series, according to producer Ichiro Hazama. To go out on a grand finale, the game will include over 90 songs from across FF lore.


"Nope, not consistent at all. Each numbered entry is its own world and shares only themes and a ..."

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster coming this winter

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2013 7:30am PDT

When we last heard from Final Fantasy X/X2 HD, Square Enix was planning to release the remaster double-pack this year. And then the publisher went a bit quiet. Has Squeenix forgotten about it? Has it given up on making Final Fantasy games? Be cool. X/X2 HD is now slated to l...


"I sure hope this is sooner, rather than later. I wouldn't think they'd drop this and Lightning ..."

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Final Fantasy 15 trailer offers seconds of new gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2013 6:30am PDT

This is the TGS trailer for Final Fantasy XV.


"seeing the behemoth and the giant iron gollum move in real time was awesome :)"

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Final Fantasy Agito 'will definitely be localized'

By Steve Watts, Sep 18, 2013 9:00am PDT

Final Fantasy Agito, a free-to-play mobile RPG coming to Japan this winter, will definitely be localized according to the game's director. However, that doesn't necessarily guarantee a domestic release.


Final Fantasy 14 'Libra Eorzea' companion app launches

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14's mobile companion app "Libra Eorzea" has launched, giving players on-the-go access to character profiles and world information.


"I use it when I gain a level and want to figure out if I can get better gear now."

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call announced for 3DS

By Steve Watts, Sep 10, 2013 1:15pm PDT

Square Enix has announced Theatrhythm: Curtain Call for 3DS, a follow-up to its Final-Fantasy-themed music game. It's due out in Japan in spring.


Final Fantasy 14 PS4 beta to begin in February

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 1:11am PDT

Just in case you forgot, Final Fantasy 14 is also coming to PS4. Square Enix just announced that the PS4 beta will be available in time for the Japanese launch of PS4: February 22.


"I was going to wait until the PS4 version but free upgrade seems nice. Now I should just wait ..."

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Square Enix planned 'conservative' relaunch for Final Fantasy 14, due to original game's failure

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 05, 2013 7:15am PDT

"Considering the outcome of our first launch, our sales estimates for this one were decidedly conservative," producer Naoki Yoshida said.


"Yeah but he said he knows nothing about ff. I wouldn't have batted an eye if he said I know ..."

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy 'Curtain Call' trademarked

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Square Enix has registered a trademark for Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call, implying something else is in the works for the RPG-music hybrid.


"Nice I hope this means some of the awesome tracks from 1.0 FFXIV, and ARR. And of course, ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 offering seven free days for server troubles

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 12:05pm PDT

Square Enix is offering seven additional days for Final Fantasy 14 players, to compensate for server troubles that prevented users from getting online.


"There are still bad population issues to the degree that Square halted all digital sales to keep ..."

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Why Final Fantasy 14 will avoid player-killing PvP

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14 will include a PvP mode, but it's less about killing other players and more about competition, according to game director Naoki Yoshida, because he doesn't want to "shock" Final Fantasy fans new to the MMO genre.


"Just play a different MMO then, the market is flooded with 'em. "

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Final Fantasy 14 digital sales suspended to ease server load

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 8:30am PDT

Square Enix has temporarily suspended sales of Final Fantasy 14, in order to ease the server capacity problems that have prevented users from getting into the game.


"They've also been in the red lately as a company. I'd be surprised if that wasn't in part due to ..."

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