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January Edit

Mobile games return after rare midday maintenance shutdownEdit

January 14 by Swordzmanp236 (talk)

Didn't get your Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia or other mobile game fix Monday morning? Square Enix Bridge, the backbone network behind dozens of online games from Square Enix, revised its system in a four-hour maintenance window pre-announced on Friday. The outage occurred from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM PST (17:00-21:00 UTC), affecting a small number of titles. Further details were not released.

The company typically reserves large-scale maintenance projects for late-night hours, when workload is lightest.

First wave of Final Fantasy repackages to drop Spring 2019Edit

January 10 by Gold Darkness (talk) Edited by Swordzmanp236 (talk) 21:16, January 10, 2019 (UTC)
Edited by Gold Darkness (talk) 04:07, January 11, 2019 (UTC)

Square Enix revealed a couple of release dates for a couple of Final Fantasy installments making their debut on Nintendo and Microsoft console platforms for the first time. These ports were originally announced alongside several other titles back in September 2018.

On April 16, 2019, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will be making their way for the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One. Then on April 30, 2019, both systems will see the release of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.

Update 1: Release dates for Japan have been revealed as well: April 11 for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster and April 25 for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.

Source: The Official Final Fantasy Portal Site, Famitsu