Nine Final Fantasy Games Are Coming To Nintendo Switch

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Square Enix has announced that nine games from the legendary Final Fantasy series will release on Nintendo Switch, news that was shared in this week’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

As expected, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD is now available on the Nintendo eShop, with several other games to break their PlayStation console exclusivity for the first time.

That includes Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age. While the other games that are coming are World of Final Fantasy Maxima, Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! and, as announced earlier this week, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition.

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FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION HD: Available Now

If you’d like a more light-hearted play through of the latest in the line of Final Fantasy titles, explore the world of Final Fantasy XV with a cast of adorable characters in Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD.

Take the journey and experience the Final Fantasy XV story in the cutest way possible. After years of fighting, the nations of Lucis and Niflheim at last agree to an armistice. As a symbol of this promised peace, Noctis, crown prince of Lucis, is to wed the Lady Lunafreya of Tenebrae. The prince sets forth for his wedding on the eve of the signing ceremony, sent off by his father, King Regis. Unbeknownst to Noctis, however, the journey ahead is fraught with perils…

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WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY MAXIMA: Available November 6th

If you want a crash course on what Final Fantasy is all about, as well as the chance to meet many of the heroes from different Final Fantasy games in one place, then Worlf of Final Fantasy Maxima is for you.

World of Final Fantasy Maxima is the powered up version of World of Final Fantasy which was originally released in October 2016.

Embark on a magical journey with siblings Reynn and Lann as they explore the vast land of Grymoire to rediscover their past and save the future. With charming and stylised visuals, you can capture, customise and evolve iconic creatures by stacking them to form adorable yet strategic monster towers.

New characters from Final Fantasy lore (Champions) and monsters (Mirages) add even more fun and excitement to this unique adventure in World of Final Fantasy Maxima.

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Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY!: Available This Winter

Chocobos don’t just kick, and aren’t just cute. Take one step forward and change the world in this spectacular return to 2007’s Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s Dungeon, specially designed for new gaming systems.

The rules to this mysterious dungeon are simple… every time you enter, the world around you changes shape, but it only moves whenever Chocobo moves, whether Chocobo walks, kicks, or uses an item.

Fight monsters alongside your buddies and adventure through countless dungeons, all whilst enjoying a deep and engaging story, it even includes 2-player co-op play!

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FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES Remastered Edition: Available In 2019

The classic co-op action RPG Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles has been completely remastered, and now even includes a new online multiplayer mode so that you and up to three friends can adventure together!

For those of you who have played the original title, there are even new areas inside dungeons, so there’s so much more to explore than ever before!

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FINAL FANTASY VII: Available 2019

The game that not only revolutionised the way in which videogames are both created and talked about, but also what they can represent. Final Fantasy VII changed the face of gaming back when originally released, going on to inspire an entire generation of Final Fantasy fans. We’re bringing the original FINAL FANTASY VII to both Nintendo Switch and Xbox One!

The story starts in Midgar, a city controlled by the mega-conglomerate Shinra Company, where the No. 1 Mako Reactor has been blown up by a rebel group, AVALANCHE.

AVALANCHE was secretly formed to wage a rebellion against Shinra Company, an organisation which is absorbing Mako energy, destroying the natural resources of the planet. Cloud, a former member of Shinra’s elite combat force, SOLDIER, was involved with the bombing of the Mako Reactor.

Can Cloud and AVALANCHE protect the planet from the huge, formidable enemy, Shinra Company?

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FINAL FANTASY IX: Available 2019

Final Fantasy IX tells a grand story of love, war and betrayal. Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria. To their surprise, however, the princess herself yearned to escape the castle.

Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, and a colorful cast of misfits band together with Zidane and set out on an unforgettable journey.

Meeting unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.

FINAL FANTASY X | X-2 HD Remaster

FINAL FANTASY X | X-2 HD Remaster: Available 2019

The only thing better than picking up a Final Fantasy game is picking up two!

Final Fantasy X absolutely lit up the sixth generation of consoles with stunning production values, including gorgeous graphics, a stunning soundtrack and a moving story. Final Fantasy X tells the story of a star blitzball player, Tidus, who journeys with a young and beautiful summoner named Yuna on her quest to save the world of Spira from an endless cycle of destruction wrought by the colossal menace Sin.

Final Fantasy X-2 returns to the world of Spira two years after the beginning of the Eternal Calm. Having been shown a mysterious but familiar image in a sphere, Yuna becomes a Sphere Hunter and along with her companions Rikku and Paine, embarks on a quest around the world to find the answers to the mystery within.

Two of the greatest RPGs of their generation have been completely remastered to match modern standards, and Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster is the perfect way to experience both of these titles one after the other.

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FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE: Available 2019

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age improves upon the 2006 classic Final Fantasy XII, now more beautiful and easier to play than ever.

The high-definition remaster introduces several modern advancements, including reconstructed battle design and a revamped job system.

With newly implemented modern advancements, as well as stark visual and sound improvements in true HD for the first time, players both returning and new to the game will experience a grand adventure that spans the world of Ivalice in an entirely fresh and improved way.

Enter an era of war within the world of Ivalice. The small kingdom of Dalmasca, conquered by the Archadian Empire, is left in ruin and uncertainty.

Princess Ashe, the one and only heir to the throne, devotes herself to the resistance to liberate her country. Vaan, a young man who lost his family in the war, dreams of flying freely in the skies.

In a fight for freedom and fallen royalty, join these unlikely allies and their companions as they embark on a heroic adventure to free their homeland.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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