Final Fantasy Type-0 Gets Western Release for PS4, Xbox One

posted on 2014-06-10 22:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Original PSP game shipped in Japan in October 2011

Square Enix began streaming an announcement trailer on Tuesday for its Final Fantasy Agito game for iOS and Android. The end of the trailer features an announcement from Final Fantasy Type-0 director Hajime Tabata, who revealed that Final Fantasy Type-0 is getting a Western release as an HD remake for the Xbox One and PS4.

Square Enix originally released the Final Fantasy Type-0 role-playing game on the PlayStation Portable in Japan in October 2011.

In the free-to-play Final Fantasy Agito game, players are elite Akademia cadets aim to become an Agito by completing combat missions and deepening their friendships by interacting with NPCs. On weekdays, players enjoy a normal school life with their classmates, and on weekends players work together to battle enemy bosses. The fate of the world is reliant on the game's "decision" system where votes of players affect the world's history.

Tabata, who also produced Final Fantasy Agito, revealed in an interview with website US Gamer last year that not only will Final Fantasy Agito "definitely" be localized for a Western audience, but that he was hoping to bring Agito's companion title — Final Fantasy Type-0 — to the West via Sony's PlayStation Network. Square Enix registered trademarks for the "Final Fantasy Agito" title and logo in Europe.

Final Fantasy Agito launched in Japan on May 14.

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