Introducing unique worlds, memorable characters and extraordinary stories with every new instalment, the Final Fantasy series has continuously reinvented itself over the last two decades, shipping over 85 million copies worldwide in the process. The series is defined by constant evolution, with each release delivering nothing less than the finest creative vision, graphical quality and gameplay system of its generation. Needless to say, Final Fantasy XIII will be no exception.
In Final Fantasy XIII, players will embark on an awe-inspiring journey through the floating cityworld of Cocoon and the savage lowerworld of Pulse, encountering a diverse band of would-be allies along the way. With seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and in-game cinematics, and an evolved Active Time Battle system offering a perfect harmony of spectacular action and strategy, this will be an adventure unlike any other. Do you have the courage to face your destiny?
A New Fantasy Begins – Embark on an adventure beyond your wildest dreams –packed with breathtaking environments to explore, unique allies to befriend, andawe-inspiring enemies to conquer.
An Audio-Visual Benchmark – Harnessing the power of The Crystal Tools graphicsengine, Final Fantasy XIII pushes the boundaries of high-definition cinematicpresentation, sound and gameplay.
A Unity of Speed and Strategy – The familiar Active Time Battle system hasevolved, granting players the freedom to execute numerous commands in a singleturn in real-time. Now players can enjoy all the strategy and flexibility of aturn-based system, along with the visceral thrill of an action game.
Turn the Tide of Battle with Paradigms – A brand-new game mechanic known as theParadigm System enables players to assign roles to their party members at anytime during battle. By switching between a variety of roles – including Commandoand Medic – players can respond instantly to the needs of an ever-changingbattlefield, adapting their strategy to ensure victory.
Unleash Devastation with Enhanced Summoning – Introducing Gestalt Mode: anexhilarating take on Final Fantasy’s trademark summon system that elevates theaction to a whole new level. In Gestalt Mode, the player uses simple buttoncommands to unleash the combined might of the characters and their transformedEidolons, inflicting massive damage to any who stand in their way.
Lose Yourself in the Drama – An immersive storyline draws the player ever closerto a cast of intriguing characters. Will they have the strength to face theirfate, or are they doomed to destroy everything they love?