Square Enix confirms FFXIII-2 for January western launch

By Johnny Cullen, Monday, 18 July 2011 17:32 GMT

Square Enix has confirmed it’s to launch Final Fantasy XIII-2 in the west next January.

The date is referenced in a press release sent out by the company for its upcoming line-up for ComicCon – full story on that here – but nothing more specific is confirmed.

When the game was first announced back in January, Square Enix had only given a timeline of “next winter” for its release in the US and Europe.

At E3, it was confirmed for a release this December in Japan and merely early 2012 for a launch here.

But now it’s narrowed down. Somewhat. Expect the full dates to come at either gamescom or Tokyo Game Show in September.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments

Headlines

FFXIII 2

  • Square teases more content for FFXIII-2

    FFXIII-2 director Motomu Toriyama has teased Famitsu readers by stating that there may be more content coming to the game.

  • FFXIII-2 Requiem of the Goddess DLC hits May 15

    The Requiem of the Goddess DLC for Final Fantasy XIII-2 will release on May 15, according to PlayStation Taiwan. The previously announced content is Lightning-centric, and also contains White and Black Mage outfits for Serah and Noel. As previously announced, the Arena of Eternity featuring Snow and Valfodr-centered content, also releases on May 15. Thanks, […]

Final Fantasy XIII 2

  • Square-Enix financials: ¥5.7b loss amid 'increasingly difficult' console market

    Square-Enix had a strong run of IP last year, but its latest financial report makes for uneasy reading. The Japanese firm has published a loss of ¥5.7 billion for the nine-month period ended December 31st 2012, and cites the increasingly difficult console market as a key factor.

  • Next Final Fantasy XIII game to be announced at anniversary event

    This week’s Famitsu, via Andriasang, has a few more slim details regarding a promised announcement at a Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary event. Producer Yoshinori Kitase said Square Enix will announce a new title in the Final Fantasy XIII series. The new game, if that’s what it is, has just gone into production, and is being […]