197w ago - It's official! Square Enix will release Final Fantasy XIII on December 17, 2009 in Japan, unless it decides not to between now and then.
To quote: "Square Enix president Yoichi Wada announced the release date and the price (8,800 yen, or $95!) today at its Final Fantasy XIII Party in the Miraikan museum (via 1UP).
Kaz Hirai then took the stage to announce that of course there will be a PS3 hardware bundle containing the game.
He didn't mention any details - no price nor release date, though it's sure to be day-and-date with the standalone software. When Square Enix does show it off, it'll be hard not to hear about it."
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Finally a set release date, lets hope they don't change it. So this would set a US release sometime in Q1 of 2010, but whats up with the price!? I hope that 95$ won't be the price we see over in the states that would make it the most expensive game ever and will surely deter lots of people except us hardcore FF fans.