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Simultaneous Western Release For Dissidia A Possibility

Simultaneous Western Release For Dissidia A Possibility

Written by Darryl — 29 Mar 2009

In a press release last week, Square Enix announced that off the back of its Japanese success, Dissidia: Final Fantasy would be released in Europe during the Autumn period of 2009. This was great news for European gamers who felt a bit left out when a similar announcement was made for North American gamers at the end of last year.

Again, when Square Enix announced that Dissidia would be coming to North America, they didn't give any specific dates, and merely stated that Dissidia would be coming out mid-2009 in North America. Now, generally speaking, Mid 2009 would probably fall into the May-July range, whereas Autumn falls more into the August-October range. However, given the vagueness of Square Enix's release dates, there's nothing to stop them releasing both versions at the same time. After all, they are gradually starting to get their release dates closer and closer between the different regions.

So, will they be launched on the same day? It's hard to say, but it's definitely a distinct possibility. If it isn't the case, it will probably only be a month or two apart, which is a far cry from how long it took Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII to reach European shores in comparison to North American ones.

Darryl was playing Final Fantasy before he was even born - quite a feat! Often very opinionated on the Final Fantasy franchise, you will often find him musing about small details. Feel free to follow him on Twitter.