Okay, we admit it: countdowns get us all excited. This countdown may not result in anything all that earth-shattering, but hey, it's bound to generate discussion.

Here it is: the Final Fantasy XIII countdown that everyone is talking about. It comes with the headline, "The countdown has begun. A new vision will soon be revealed to the world. Register now to ensure you're there for the unveiling." Well, it could be a really transparent way of getting subscribers to the site, but then again, perhaps Square-Enix really has some big news to reveal in less than a week. There are any number of possibilities: the official release date for Japan (highly unlikely we'll see one for North America, as S-E has already said it won't arrive until 2010), the announcement of a new Final Fantasy XIII spin-off title (hopefully not for the damn Wii or DS), or something else entirely. We know that many PS3 owners aren't big fans of the veteran publisher right now, but who isn't intrigued by a countdown? When someone tells you to prepare for a "new vision," it's easy to assume it's just another publicity stunt in a world governed by advertising, but you can't deny its appeal.

Considering the success of "Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children," there's the possibility of a CGI movie to go along with the release of Final Fantasy XIII . The announcement could really help to push sales of the new Blu-Ray version of "Advent Children," too. Who knows?

Related Game(s): Final Fantasy XIII

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ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

Final Fantasy hearesis XIII, maybe.

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

agreed. but nothing wrong with hope.

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

Well come to think of it,it is in a ps3/360 site,so nothing special meant to cheer us up,oh well.All hope gone.

Akuma_
Akuma_
12 years ago

i rekon 2 things…

1) FF is going 360 exclusive.

2) FFXIII CGI movie. which could be cool. IF its based on FFvXIII =D

Phoelix
Phoelix
12 years ago

Wouldn't that be a slap in the face to wait for 5 days to hear that it's not gonna come out on the only console I own?

Shatterday
Shatterday
12 years ago

Yeah I bet they're going to make Versus multi-plat.

Zaben
Zaben
12 years ago

I think it will be the CGI movie. I can't really think of anything else they would do from a big dramatic countdown like this. If it is another spin-off for the Wii or handhelds, I'll just "meh" it.

Spartan 117
Spartan 117
12 years ago

Could be the Japan release date.

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

why would you guys care about that is not coming to 360 in japan.

eLLeJuss
eLLeJuss
12 years ago

mmm.. a remake of FFVII… LOL

chicko1983
chicko1983
12 years ago

FFVII remake… exclusively for Xbox360

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

wouldn't that be a (female dog).

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

ff13 ds fps ,hell yeah I buy that shi*. versus should be wii exclusive then I will be swinging my arms, pretending that I actually have a sword. Oh SE you didn't betrayed us just (runed us over, then spit at our unconscious bodys and went in our mouths) but its all good.

Akuma_
Akuma_
12 years ago

i SERIOUSLY think, that if/when a FF7 remake is made.

it will go 360 exclusive. BECAUSE if/when it is announced, it will 100% positively be multiplat, and then M$ will pay millions to get it exclusive, or at least timed exclusive.

and then i will hire a few hitman, and assasinate the M$ board members….one….by….one

which wouldnt work, cuz M$ would just buy out the assasins.

and LMAO @ the achievement for RROD. thats so good. i seriously dont know why sony or other DEVs havnt used the RROD in promo's


Last edited by Akuma_ on 1/22/2009 5:14:20 AM

MirrorSoul
MirrorSoul
12 years ago

I Need someone to answer this question because im confused, don't Sony owns the Final Fantasy 7 universe, because they were the ones who published it, so the claim rights to the whole cast of charaters and everything???

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

Does what I have heard, but not sure. Wish is true, but didn't know.

Advent Child
Advent Child
12 years ago

Site won't even work for me says I have to get a higher display setting, but I am already past the settings it says so whatever…

Oliver
Oliver
12 years ago

I got the same message. I had to resize my browser and then it worked.

baez130
baez130
12 years ago

THE GAME IS GOIN TO BE PLAYABLE IN 3-DIMENSION!!!!!

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
12 years ago

I was just thinking gameplay footage, but i'd like to believe its more.

Dante399
Dante399
12 years ago

maybe SE will shut down or change the company to fishing in the ocean instead of making games.

K ASH
K ASH
12 years ago

Hope its another related project to FFXII. I like the initiative they are taking with FFXII.
Hopefull it will be accessable to people outside of japan and be availabe on ps3.

www
www
12 years ago

The vision is;

Square: "Sony fans we at square know all of you now hate us to the highest degree,we were just pulling your legs to test your impatience and crave for final fantasy,and you broadly displayed that to us,some of you have even gone as far as abandoning us altogether.Am here to let u know that FFXIII is closer than you think and FFversusXIII is even closer.

Honorable loyal Sony and Square fans,it's our pleasure to announce to you,that versusXIII releases June 2009 and FFXIII follows up November 09,this was just a surprise package we planned for our dear gaming customers.Playstation fans we never forgot about you."

Hahaahahhahaha……..if this was the vision then most of you will jump back to square,get on your knees and beg for forgiveness.


Last edited by www on 1/22/2009 5:59:38 AM

ceedot
ceedot
12 years ago

It's called….

an unveiling of the website.
WOW (N).

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
12 years ago

FFXIII IS a FFVII remake

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
12 years ago

QUUUUIIIEEEET. Heh.

Godslim
Godslim
12 years ago

its probably a new trailer or sumthing

Skatejimmy5
Skatejimmy5
12 years ago

I think it's a new trailer.

Arvis
Arvis
12 years ago

To everyone saying that it will go 360 exclusive: you guys DO realize that they've ALREADY MADE the game on the PS3, right? The game will be multiplat, end of story.

I'm calling it right now: the "new vision" will be a reveal of the battle system mechanics.

Also, I think Ceedot's prediction is highly likely as well…

-Arvis

ceedot
ceedot
12 years ago

Square enix just trying to be in the limelight.

Definitely won't be anything special.

coverton341
coverton341
12 years ago

Well whatever it is I took the bait and drank the kool-aid. I registered and will find out whenever it happens probably just like everyone else who didn't register because it is most likely a big ploy to get people to sign up on their site.

High Five

eLLeJuss
eLLeJuss
12 years ago

OH. MAYBE SNAKE WILL BE IN THE GAME AS A PLAYABLE CHARACTER XD. YESSSS FFXIII MGS STYLE BABY

crapreviews
crapreviews
12 years ago

LOL the big announcement will be that: SE was bought by MS.

coverton341
coverton341
12 years ago

I thought that was already common knowledge 😉

Robochic
Robochic
12 years ago

We'll see what the hype is all about, hopefully nothing disappointing for PS3 owners.

tlpn99
tlpn99
12 years ago

Having never played a Final Fantasy game in my life I am probabbly one of a few people on here who will go meh, can wait see what happens lol.

Sometimes there is just a game or series you never get round to playing., May have to give it a look.

King James
King James
12 years ago

Hmmm…what could it be….???

-Maybe a Jap release date for Agito and Versus
-or maybe an Agito port to Wii
-Or maybe an announcement about a change in the Japanese release date FFXIII. An early release???? Most likely not, but that would be cool.

I want the news to be that S-E will not delay the PS3 version, if problems delay the 360 port. But thats just me.
—————————————
@FFrulez
U got me reminiscing on FF12 yesterday and I found my old Spring 2004 strategy guide and glanced over it a bit. I came to the conclusion:

You REALLY want get anything done in a 2 weeks trial. It takes you a whole day to get one mission done. And thats if you know what u doing. Good luck, bro.


Last edited by King James on 1/22/2009 6:08:48 PM

King James
King James
12 years ago

Oh yea, my bad.

ps92117
ps92117
12 years ago

how bout ff7 original for psn and subsequently xbl. then all 360 fans can claim that ff is part of xbox brand.

ps I am scare of what it maybe now


Last edited by ps92117 on 1/22/2009 8:23:43 PM

Banky A
Banky A
12 years ago

Would-be Announcement:

"Yoichi Wada is engaged!
The Versus XIII website is up.
But more importantly, our very smart company president is getting married!"

>=]

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
12 years ago

Hope it's not a countdown to the next big slap in the face.

WolfCrimson
WolfCrimson
12 years ago

Maybe… it's a suprise release for FFXIII for the PS3?! Maybe it's already done and they're just trying to give us all (PS3 owners) a heart attack?

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