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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Pre-Order Edition Announced

/ Jul 10th, 2013 2 Comments

Final Fantasy X/X-2

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster pre-orders will come with a free upgrade to a limited edition version of the game, Square Enix and Sony announced.

The Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Limited Edition will come with an exclusive 24-page art book featuring early concept art from the game’s early stages of development for PlayStation 2. The specially packaged book will also include commentary from the development teams behind the games and a message from Producer Yoshinori Kitase.

Pre-orders are available at participating North American retailers now. The game will also be available in European and PAL territories although pre-order details have yet to be revealed.

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will be priced at $39.99 and will be released as a single-disc collection for PlayStation 3. Final Fantasy X HD Remaster and Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster will also be available for PS Vita as separate titles. The limited edition of the game will not cost players any extra money.

The game will support Sony’s cross-platform play between PS3 and PS Vita. Square Enix also recently announced the HD remake will include a 30-minute-long audio drama written by Kazueshige Nojima during the game credits.

Final Fantasy X released in 2001 exclusively for PlayStation 2. It was well received by both the general public and the media, earning high review scores and selling well in the process. Two years later, Square picked up where the story and characters of Final Fantasy X for a sequel to the game.

No release date for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster has been announced but it is expected to hit store shelves sometime this year.

Square Enix released a video with gameplay footage from both version of the game to compare the HD Remastered version of the game to the original standard version. The video can be viewed below.

  

Ryan Bloom

Ryan Bloom

Chief Editor at Gaming Illustrated
Ryan Bloom is a writer and avid gamer from Orange County. He received a B.A. in Communications with a minor in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton in 2010. Follow him on Twitter @BloomsTweets.
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  • Bill Brasky

    lol, hardly looks different. Sure as hell would not buy the same game in “HD”

  • Chris Tree

    Are you serious? It looks completely different! HD version isn’t fuzzy and there’s much more detail in the HD version. I for one will definitely be getting this. It’s a steal imo for only $40 for a remaster of X, X-2, both international versions which I never got to play, and the 30 minute clip at the end is an added bonus (although I’m not expecting much from it). And now I’m gonna get a 24 page art book for free if I pre-order? All on my PS3, not PS2, and both games on one disc. HELL YEAH! Thank you Square Enix!

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