Final Fantasy XIII Not Coming Overseas till 2010

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Rock Raiyu, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    United States
    Walking the path of heaven

    In an interview with Reuters Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada said overseas launches of the latest Final Fantasy game will come in April 2010 or later. Meanwhile Japan is on track to get Final Fantasy XIII and a playable demo in 2009.

    "However, we don’t know when in 2009 Japan will see Final Fantasy XIII in stores. They might be playing Final Fantasy XIII in June or they might not. Probably not. Japan may have to wait until November or December 2009, which means an English version of Final Fantasy XIII could be right around the corner in summer 2010 given Square Enix’s usual six month localization gap for big releases. From a strictly business standpoint it seems like Square Enix wants to book the profits from Final Fantasy XIII in Japan in one fiscal year and worldwide sales in another."

    News Source: Siliconera
  2. Maverick_z

    Maverick_z When did i join again??

    Nov 25, 2002

    2010 might be the year for FFXIII and that's only for the PS3.

    Now I wonder when will SE start work on the 360 version after reading about this
  3. Galacta

    Galacta >:)

    Sep 27, 2008
    They announced it would be on the 360 months ago. [​IMG] heh
    So I hope there working on both versions. [​IMG]
  4. akuchan

    akuchan GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 25, 2007
    Yeah but when will they start 'working' on it lol, they said they haven't even began the 360 version yet (and i hope they never will =P)
    But i had a feeling it wouldn't be out in 2009..or in english at least.. not that i have a PS3 yet anyway >.>
  5. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

    Jan 31, 2008
    United States
    The PS3 is a region free system so I can just import too bad the 360 is not.
  6. UltraMagnus

    UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

    Aug 2, 2007
    my guess is the 360 version may not be released until it is released in the USA, given how great Japanese xbox sales are....

    don't sony part own SE though? seems insane for them to allow a xb port
  7. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

    Jul 31, 2006
    I just hope the 360 version is region free. Please... [​IMG]
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