Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off
At today’s official Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony in Tokyo, Publisher Square Enix commenced a year-long celebration for the franchise’s 30-year legacy, revealing new details, art and videos surrounding some of the franchise’s most anticipated games (Xbox One focused detailed below).
Square Enix also unveiled the official Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary logo and website (www.finalfantasy30.com) where fans can use the hashtag #FF30th to share their favorite experiences and stay up to date on the various events planned for the rest of the year.
During the opening ceremony, announcements were made by special guests including Shinji Hashimoto, Square Enix Executive Officer, Final Fantasy Brand Manager. Hashimoto presented several announcements surrounding new and upcoming content including:
FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE
Brand-new key art for the highly anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake was unveiled, depicting the game’s protagonist and mercenary Cloud and his iconic Buster Sword set to the background of Midgar, base of the Shinra Electric Power Company.
FINAL FANTASY XV: Episode Gladio DLC
The first sneak peek at some of the upcoming DLC for Final Fantasy XV was showcased on-stage, highlighting the brand-new perspective players will experience in the coming months. The Final Fantasy XV Booster Pack (Free Version) and Final Fantasy XV Booster Pack + are scheduled for release on February 21, and will be available for all players or Season Pass holders, respectively. The DLC content will include powerful items such as the invincible outfit, “Magitek Exosuit” that give players an advantage during battles.
Final Fantasy XV Episode Gladiolus releases on March 28, and will be available to players who purchased the Premium Edition or Season Pass and can also be purchased separately via the Xbox Marketplace. Through this DLC, players can enjoy an episode depicted from Gladio’s perspective. Gilgamesh, one of the franchise’s fan-favorite characters will also be making an appearance in the episode.
There were other non Xbox One related announcements and you can head over to the official website (link is active earlier in this article) to check out everything should you want.
Source: Press Release