Square Enix have announced that pre-orders have now opened up on two of their classic Final Fantasy games that will be releasing on Nintendo Switch. Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age and Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster will release in April but can be pre-downloaded right now.
The official announcement can be viewed below along with two new trailers and some new artwork for Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age.
FINAL FANTASY CLASSICS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 25, 2019) – Critically-acclaimed FINAL FANTASY® X / X-2 HD Remaster and FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE™ are now available for digital pre-order from SQUARE ENIX®. These two classic titles are slated for release on to the Nintendo Switch™ system and Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X in April.
Key features for FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE include high-definition graphics, original and remastered soundtracks, and a new trial mode. Other additional enhancements include:
- License Reset Function: By talking to Clan Centurio’s leader Montblanc in Rabanastre, players can reset and change their party member’s jobs, allowing them to customize the jobs of their party as desired.
- Additional Gambit Sets: Gambits allow players to customize their party’s AI. Players can now create three unique sets, allowing players to switch between sets for different situations, such as map exploration or boss fights.
- Improved “New Game+”: Allows users to start the game with party members at level 90 and carry over some items like weapons, magic and gils obtained during previous playthroughs
- Specific to Xbox One X – Supports 60fps
To celebrate the upcoming release of FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE, series artist Isamu Kamikokuryo has illustrated brand-new artwork of the game’s iconic characters.
SQUARE ENIX also unveiled a brand new trailer for FINAL FANTASY X / X-2 HD Remaster that showcases the emotional story and exciting gameplay players can look forward to. The game includes modern visuals, the ability to switch between the iconic original or re-arranged soundtracks, and dozens of hours of adventure and exciting gameplay content. The “Your Story Begins” trailer is available at:
FINAL FANTASY X / X-2 HD Remaster and FINAL FANTASY XII: THE ZODIAC AGE will both be available for the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, on April 16 and April 30, respectively, for $49.99. For more information, please visit: https://na.finalfantasy.com/.
These titles are rated T (Teen). More information on ratings is available at the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org.
About FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE
Based on the 12th numbered entry in the smash hit FINAL FANTASY series that has sold over 6 million units worldwide, FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE has re-worked the game’s design and re-mastered their visuals in full-HD, making full use of current generation hardware capabilities to improve the graphical and audio quality for the ultimate play experience. FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGEtakes place in the breath-taking world of Ivalice, where magic is commonplace and airships fill the sky. The small kingdom of Dalmasca is caught between warring empires Archadia and Rozarria, and the lone heir to the Dalmascan throne, Princess Ashe has devoted herself to forming a resistance to liberate her homeland. The story begins when Ashe meets Vaan, a young thief who dreams of flying free in the skies, as their adventure changes the destiny of the world’s greatest nations.
About FINAL FANTASY X / X-2 HD Remaster
FINAL FANTASY X / X-2 HD Remaster contains FINAL FANTASY X and its sequel FINAL FANTASY X-2, renowned as some of the most popular titles in the whole FINAL FANTASY series for their emotional stories and stunning graphical quality. FINAL FANTASY X follows the story of superstar athlete Tidus, whose fate intertwines with the beautiful summoner Yuna as they embark on a pilgrimage to save the world of Spira. FINAL FANTASY X-2 takes place two years later, following the stories of Yuna, Rikku and Paine in their exciting adventures to uncover ancient secrets and overcome powerful enemies. Having shipped over 14 million units worldwide to date, FINAL FANTASY X / X-2 HD Remaster invites new players to discover a stunning RPG adventure you will never forget.
Source: Square Enix PR
This post was written by Mike Scorpio