Final Fantasy XIII-2 dated for January in North America
posted on 07.18.11 at 12:10 PM EDT by (@salromano)

Final Fantasy XIII-2 won’t follow in the footsteps of its predecessor, when it comes down to international release dates. Final Fantasy XIII came west three months after its release in Japan. Final Fantasy XIII-2 will launch in North America only a month after its Japanese release.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 will launch in Japan in December this year. A press release detailing Square Enix’s Comic-Con lineup issued today reveals it will launch in January 2012 for North America. No word on a European date yet, but we’re guessing it’ll launch within the same time frame.

  • FinalFantasy_fangirl

    Wow Awesome…

  • Revorse

    I’m glad I can stop worrying. I thought I would have to wait a long time, while trying to avoid spoilers. But it’s only about a month, so I should be fine.

  • Sleepygamer

    YES!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://www.youtube.com/tezchi TezChi

    Somewhat sooner than I thought, actually. Perhaps my first game of 2012?

    • Sal Romano

      @TezChi: Depends when SSX comes out for me. SSX is a day one buy.

  • http://gearsjourney.blogspot.com Acidicsam

    January?! I will be recovering from the splurge of games at Christmas time. How will I find time to play that as well? FUUUUUUUUUU-

  • http://Flickr.com/mdemolish mdemolish

    yes yes can’t wait
    I’m so happy :D

  • TheDarkCloud

    Good news! only 6 months. I hope the music is as good as the first one.

  • Genesis

    Ahhh very nice! January is a nice month. This and Anarchy Reigns

  • http://www.gamesreflexoes.blogspot.com mateuspradosousa

    I’m playing Mass Effect 2 at the moment…

  • FAUNA

    Sweet. JAPANESE VOICE TRACK OPTION PLEASE.

    • KingKelloggTheWaffleHaggler

      @FAUNA: Quit asking that!
      If you want it then email them or send a letter,it has a far better chance that way.

      • http://www.last.fm/user/frogjab l1lyone

        @KingKelloggTheWaffleHaggler: hmmm, he/she keeps asking like a bot > >

        • KingKelloggTheWaffleHaggler

          @l1lyone: It drives me Insane!!

  • Noctis

    and europe ?

  • whiteferrero

    Yey! Finally a quick localization from Squareenix

  • RedWolfe

    Shit…and this comes right after I finished telling off a friend that he’s a fool for believing the release date on a Gamestop list :P

  • http://xcite79.1up.com Keegs79

    I do not believe its coming out in that month. I wouldnt be surprised if it gets pushed to March or later. A solid release date this year for a major title? Ha!

  • Leonix7791

    I’m hoping for a Japanese Voice track this time :D just like ff13 did.although they only released it in the chinese version.

    • jena espiosi

      @Leonix7791: Was’nt there supposed to be an E3 interview to ask about the japanese voice track option so we knows if we have to wait for a chinese version ?

      • Leonix7791

        @jena espiosi:

        Well i remember Sal (Gematsu head) said something about interview last time…lolz

  • DarthXehanort

    Already pre-ordered.

    Awwwwwww yeah.

  • manasword0

    Nice. Never bought a FF game so maybe I’ll take a chance on 13 and then see how it goes from there. Hopefully Graces F doesn’t come out around the same time