Final Fantasy XIII News

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Final Fantasy XIII - 4 days ago

Xbox all but confirms the Final Fantasy XIII series will be playable on Project Scarlett

As Xbox One remains the only modern console capable of playing the Final Fantasy XIII series and to be honest the clear best way to play the games with the PC ports still littered with issues, Xbox has all but confirmed it will be playable on their n...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 2 months ago

Lightning returns to Mobius Final Fantasy again

The Mobius Final Fantasy team have announced that the epic Lightning Resurrection event is returning to the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy today, May 1, 2019. It will be available until July 1 at 6:59 PM PDT (UTC-7). ...

Final Fantasy XIII - 2 months ago

Read a preview for Final Fantasy XIII Episode Zero: Promise

The long awaited release of Final Fantasy XIII Episode Zero: Promise in English is only days away and Yen Press has released a free preview for this exciting release. This sneak peek features the first chapter titled "Encounter" which fo...


Final Fantasy XIII - 3 months ago

Final Fantasy XIII Episode Zero: Promise English cover revealed

With its release on April 30 fast approaching Yen Press has released the official English cover for Final Fantasy XIII Episode Zero: Promise. It features the same artwork as the Japanese, French and German releases but has the text styli...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 4 months ago

Snow Villiers now available in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Troy Baker reflects

Snow Villiers is now available as the sixth and final character in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Season Pass, with it finally adding a second character from the Final Fantasy XIII series. To help celebrate Square Enix has released a new vi...

Final Fantasy XIII-2 - 4 months ago

Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments After to be released in English on October 29, 2019

Yen Press has revealed that they will be releasing Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments After in English on October 29, 2019. The 224 page novella was written by Jun Eishima and conceived by Final Fantasy XIII series director Motomu Toriyama ...

Final Fantasy XIII - 7 months ago

Digital Foundry calls Final Fantasy XIII on Xbox One a back compat masterpiece

Digital Foundry is known for their work testing and comparing how games run and perform and now they've taken a look at the Final Fantasy XIII series which was added to Xbox One Backward Compatibility last week. Here's what they had to say along with a great look via video. The recent...

Final Fantasy XIII - 7 months ago

Final Fantasy XIII on Xbox One includes all of the original cutscene assets in higher quality

The Final Fantasy XIII series is now available on Xbox One worldwide via backward compatibility and is also Xbox One X Enhanced but if that's not enough, those worried about the compression the game had on Xbox 360 can be relived. Jason Ronald, Director of PM at Team Xbox has revealed...

Final Fantasy XIII - 7 months ago

Final Fantasy XIII series coming to Xbox One via backward compatibility on Nov 13, X Enhanced

Square Enix and Microsoft have announced that the Final Fantasy XIII series is coming to Xbox One via backward compatibility on November XIII, 2018. Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will all be playable on Xbox One via both the disc and digital versions, with...


Final Fantasy XIII - 9 months ago

Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- finally releasing in English on April 23, 2019

Back in August, Yen Press revealed that they would be releasing Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments Before in English on April 23, 2019. This caused some confusion since Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- had never been released in English and was of course released before Fragments Before in Japan, France...

Final Fantasy XIII-2 - 9 months ago

Masashi Hamauzu likes Etro's Champion more than Blinded by Light

Masashi Hamauzu, the composer of Final Fantasy XIII and one of 3 composers for its sequels Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII has revealed on Twitter he likes Etro's Champion more than Blinded by Light. He also spoke about the making of the track and gave praise to...

Final Fantasy XIII - 11 months ago

Georgia van C (Vanille) is streaming Final Fantasy XIII again for Arts Bridging the Gap

Georgia van Cuylenburg, the English voice actress of Oerba Dia Vanille in the Final Fantasy XIII series has announced that she will once again be streaming Final Fantasy XIII for Arts Bridging the Gap. Arts Bridging the Gap is a non-profit organization founded by Georgia that helps underserved youth. You can...


Final Fantasy XIII - 1 year ago

Masashi Hamauzu talks Final Fantasy XIII and working with Motomu Toriyama

Earlier this year, Final Fantasy XIII's composer Masashi Hamauzu had an indepth interview with Japanese website 2083. In this interview he discussed various things but in particular spoke about his work on the Final Fantasy XIII series and with its director Motomu Toriyama. He also talked about how video games do...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 1 year ago

Lightning returns to Mobius Final Fantasy in April 2018

Square Enix has announced that Lightning is returning to the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy on April 1, 2018. The Final Fantasy XIII collaboration event titled Lightning Resurrection will become available again on Sunday, April 1 at 8:00 PM PDT (UTC-7) with Part 1. Part 2 will unlock on April...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 1 year ago

Brynhildr is coming to Mobius Final Fantasy

Yet another Eidolon from Final Fantasy XIII is coming to the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy, and this time it's Sazh's Brynhildr. Starting March 8, 2018 at 7PM PST, you will be able to take her on in Ring of Braves with up to 3 other players. In addition, a new...


Mobius Final Fantasy - 2 years ago

Kitase explains the reasoning behind Mobius' Lightning Resurrection event and more

DualShockers recently got the chance to speak to Yoshinori Kitase, the producer of Mobius Final Fantasy and head of Square Enix Business Division 1 about the groundbreaking mobile game. The interview has a lot of intresting stuff regarding Mobius, mobile games, Square Enix development and more. I've taken some of the...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 2 years ago

Check out the trailer for Lightning Resurrection

The Final Fantasy XIII event titled Lightning Resurrection arrives in the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy today and to kick it off Square Enix has released a trailer for it. The trailer teases what's to come in the event. And honestly it's gotten me more excited for this event. Lightning's...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 2 years ago

Lightning Resurrection comes to Mobius Final Fantasy on September 5

At the Mobius Final Fantasy PAX West 2017 panel, producer Yoshinori Kitase has announced that the highly anticipated Final Fantasy XIII event is coming to the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy on September 5, 2017. Titled 'Lightning Resurrection' it will run from September 5 till October 29, 2017. It was also...