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Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- finally releasing in English on April 23, 2019

Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- finally releasing in English on April 23, 2019

Written by Brayden — 01 Oct 2018

Back in August, Yen Press revealed that they would be releasing Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments Before in English on April 23, 2019. This caused some confusion since Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- had never been released in English and was of course released before Fragments Before in Japan, France and Germany.

But thankfully, Yen Press have cleared things up and it's now even more exciting.

Yen Press will release Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- in English on April 23, 2019. This will mark its first ever release in English and a fitting way to celebrate its 10th anniversary as it was released in Japan during 2009.

It is a series of web novellas revealing what happens in the thirteen days leading up to the events of Final Fantasy XIII. It was conceived by director Motomu Toriyama and lead scenario writer Daisuke Watanabe and written by Jun Eishima.

It includes 224 pages, and will cost $14.00 US /$18.50 CAN. It will be available via AAA Anime, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Google Play, Indigo, Indiebound, Kobo and RightStuf.

Here is the official description from Amazon:

Before the unlikely heroes of Final Fantasy XIII banded together, each one had their own story to tell. This series of novellas chronicles the last few days before the Pulse l'Cie changed their lives, providing a deeper look at the characters of the hit game!

But I did say this is even more exciting. Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments Before will still finally be released in English by Yen Press and we won't have to wait too much longer. It's scheduled for release on July 16, 2019.

Once again, it was conceived by director Motomu Toriyama and lead scenario writer Daisuke Watanabe and written by Jun Eishima.

So there we have it. We will finally get Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero -Promise- and Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments Before released in English in 2019. Hopefully Final Fantasy XIII-2: Fragments After is also coming at some point.






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