At GamesCom 2009 last week, Final Fantasy XIII producer Yoshinori Kitase told Kotaku that development on the PlayStation 3 exclusive Final Fantasy Versus XIII will be “comparatively faster” than that of Final Fantasy XIII. As you know, Versus XIII has been in the quiet for quite some time now.
Kitase has also said the team’s new “knowledge and experience” from working on Final Fantasy XIII will help with faster development on
Final Fantasy Versus XIII has been in development for at least five years, so you never know how far in they actually are. It could even be out by late 2010.