RPGFan


Chris Winkler
Final Fantasy XIII Confirmed For Mid-December Japanese Release
As well as FF branded... energy drinks?
09.08.09 - 11:18 AM

Square Enix held a special event called Final Fantasy XIII Premiere Party in Tokyo today. At the event, the company revealed that the highly-anticipated game will hit Japanese retail store shelves on December 17th. Final Fantasy XIII will carry a suggested retail price tag of 9,240 yen ($99.30 USD). Alongside the standalone release, Square Enix and Sony Computer Entertainment are preparing a PlayStation 3 bundle, even though no details have been decided on yet.

Fans of Final Fantasy-branded beverages will be delighted to hear that Square Enix is again teaming up with Suntory to bring fans a beverage called "Elixir" come December. One Elixir will contain three times the royal jelly and caffeine found in a usual drink. A can will spot one of 16 different character illustrations. Suntory is also preparing a set containing all 16 variations and figurine bundles.

19-year old songstress Sayuri Sagawara will perform the game's main theme "Kimi ga iru kara" (Because you are there).

Unlike in North America and Europe, Final Fantasy XIII is a PlayStation 3-exclusive in Japan. The game's PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions are set to go on sale in the two Western markets sometime next year.


Back





Twitch Schedule & Status

TBA
Sunday, December 17 • 10am PST/1pm EST

Monster Hunter: World beta
Monday, December 11 • 6pm PST/9pm EST

Vandal Hearts
Tuesdays • 12pm PST/3pm EST

Final Fantasy VI
Thursdays and Fridays • 3pm PST/6pm EST

Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Tues-Wed-Thu • 7pm PST/10pm EST
Saturdays • 5pm PST/8pm EST

Featured Content
Fabula Nova Anniversaris: Celebrating Thirty Years of Final Fantasy
Fabula Nova Anniversaris: Celebrating Thirty Years of Final Fantasy
Special Feature
Valkyrie Anatomia -The Origin- Soundtrack Review
Valkyrie Anatomia -The Origin- Soundtrack
Review
Summon Night 6 Review
Summon Night 6
Review
Retro Encounter 112
Retro Encounter 112
Podcast
Chaos;Child Review
Chaos;Child
Review
Spoiler Encounter Danganronpa V3
Spoiler Encounter: Danganronpa V3
Podcast