- Square-Enix's announcement
has been revealed- Final Fantasy XIII will hit Sony's PS3 and Microsoft's XBox 360 consoles on March 9, 2010.
Introducing both sets of platform owners to the sky city of Cocoon, the game (which hits in Japan on Dec. 17) will include a new battle system, a "dramatic story" focused on the emotions of the character and will feature a Leona Lewis single as the game's opening theme.
To quote: The time has come, folks! The countdown's over - we wait no more!
As promised, the FINAL FANTASY XIII developer team put together a special message to celebrate with you the history of the series and reveal new details of its latest - and long awaited - chapter.
But I won't say more and leave the stage to the game Producer himself, who wanted to write a few lines for the occasion, exclusively for the PlayStation blog.
Hello, this is Yoshinori Kitase
, Producer of FINAL FANTASY XIII.
I am very excited that the launch of the latest chapter of the FINAL FANTASY series is just around the corner.
We have prepared a special video for FINAL FANTASY XIII including new footage and some very important information I am sure you will be happy about. It is now available for all of you to watch, so please check it out.