Final Fantasy Series News


How to upgrade from the PS3 version of Final Fantasy XIV to PS4

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 11:30am PDT

PS3 owners of Final Fantasy XIV will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for free starting today. The upgrade will be available until "at least" the end of the year.


Final Fantasy XIV free PS4 beta weekend starts now

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 6:00am PDT

If you want to explore the world of Eorzea, you'll be able to do so for free this weekend through an open beta.


"If you guys are going to get this, just make sure not to get hacked. I did and got my account ..."

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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn director explains what went wrong with original

By Steve Watts, Mar 21, 2014 7:15am PDT

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has been pretty well-received compared to its panned predecessor, and director Naoki Yoshida took to a panel at GDC to explain where the first one went awry.


"I couldn't get into this game. Combat was too Asian-y, and there weren't many abilities to play ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 patch 2.2 trailer shows new battles and features

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Square Enix is offering an extensive look into the upcoming 2.2 patch for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (titled 'Through the Maelstrom') with a new eight-minute video.


"It wasn't the Beta people complaining. I am one and there are tons of complaints about this ..."

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Impressions: Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster restores a Square Enix classic

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2014 6:00am PDT

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster shows how well both of the games hold up, but also serves as a very clear turning point for the series.


"Steve, thanks - I wanted this badly, then I was on the fence because I'm not done lightning ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 PS3/PS4 character transfers detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2014 4:00pm PST

Square Enix is offering details on how to transfer your Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn character data from the PS3 version to the upcoming PS4 version, with transfers set to begin on April 11.


"Also Legacy Characters can transfer to non Legacy servers this weekend yay!"

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Lightning Returns dresses itself up with DLC costumes

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 9:30am PST

Three more downloadable costumes are available for Lightning Returns today, just as the Japanese language pack goes from free to $3.99.


Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call to incorporate iOS Quest Medley mode

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2014 11:00am PST

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is aiming to be as complete a finale as possible, and that means putting in a revised mode of the iOS versions' Quest Medley mode.


Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD trailer showcases improvements

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2014 10:45am PST

For discerning Final Fantasy fans eyeing up the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster pack, Square Enix has released a new trailer highlighting what's new and different in the pair of PS3 and Vita revamps. Having never played it myself, though, watching this makes me suspect the g...


Square Enix 'very interested' in putting Final Fantasy on PC

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2014 8:45am PST

Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase says the company is interested in putting its games on PC, but concedes that they don't have much experience in it.


"FF 1 - VI on PC would be amazing, even if they just ported the ios games with gamepad support."

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Final Fantasy 7 remake would take longer than FF13 trilogy combined, says producer

By Steve Watts, Feb 18, 2014 11:45am PST

Final Fantasy 13 series producer Yoshinori Kitase says that a remake of Final Fantasy 7 would require a large time investment from the company, estimating that it would take longer than the ten years it took to make all three FF13 games.


"besides the final fantasy 13 trilogy sucked ass i got the first one as a gift skipped the ..."

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Lightning may cameo in future Final Fantasy games

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2014 8:00am PST

Lightning Returns definitively closes the book on the her story, but director Motomu Toriyama says she's so popular she may still cameo in future Final Fantasy games.


"Yeah I really don't like the time mechanic either, I feel so rushed. I wish I could just freely ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 trailer shows PS4 features; beta plans detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2014 8:00am PST

With the PlayStation 4 release of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn now poking its head over the horizon, plodding steadily towards us and an April 14 launch, Square Enix is showing a little more. A new trailer gives a brief rundown on the port's features, which include Remo...


"Wish I could download the client now. It's gonna suck trying to do it on the 22nd."

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Play Primer: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 9:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is out today. If you plan on going in to save some souls, here are a few things you might like to know before you start.


"yeah, it doesn't feel "final fantasy" as a solo act...that's for damn sure. "

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII review: striking distance

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 6:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII finally closes out the trilogy that began four years ago--and in doing so finally realizes its potential.


"Glad there are some positive reviews for this. I only got to play about 45 minutes yesterday but ..."

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