In September, and during the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, Square-Enix announced that quite a few Final Fantasy games were headed to the Nintendo Switch: Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY!, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition, Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition HD, and of course Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.
And this week, Square-Enix finally shared the release dates for two of those games: Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age!
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster will be released on April 11th in Japan, and April 16th in Europe and North America. In Japan, the game will cost 6 080 Yen on the Nintendo eShop, and 6 800 Yen at retail.
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.
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be released on April 25th in Japan, and April 30th in Europe and North America. In Japan, it will cost 5 800 Yen at retail and on the Nintendo eShop.
To celebrate the announcement, Square-Enix revealed a gorgeous new artwork by the one and only Akihiko Yoshida, which will be used as cover art for the retail version:
And here’s a couple of screenshots and some details:
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 AGE takes 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.
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (Switch) comes out on April 11th in Japan, and April 16th in Europe and North America.
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (Switch) come out on April 25th in Japan, and April 30th in Europe and North America.
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Source: Square-Enix PR / 4Gamer