Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age | Square-Enix
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age artwork by Akihiko Yoshida.

Nintendo Switch and Xbox One owners will now have the chance to play critically-acclaimed and beloved Final Fantasy titles as Square-Enix brings the series to new consoles this year.

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will hit the Switch and Xbox One on April 16, 2019, and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be released April 30, 2019, according to Square-Enix. Both titles are rated T (Teen).

Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, originally released for the PlayStation 3, explore the world of Spira. In Final Fantasy X, players follow the story of superstar athlete TIdus as he and his companions escort the summoner Yuna on a pilgrimage to save the world from the ravages of Sin, a giant sea monster. Final Fantasy X-2 meets back up with Yuna two years later as she, Rikku, and Paine try to uncover the secrets of Spira’s past.

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To date, the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster has sold 14 million copies worldwide.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is a re-worked version of the original Final Fantasy XII, originally released for the PlayStation 3. The game returns players to the world of Ivalice (the setting of both Final Fantasy Tactics and Final Fantasy Tactics: Advance), where the Kingdom of Dalmasca is caught between warring empires Archadia and Rozarria. A tale of intrigue, politics and magic, players begin this epic tale as street urchin Vaan, only to be caught up in world-changing events as Dalmasca’s Princess Ashe fights to save her kingdom. The Zodiac Age makes changes and additions to XII‘s designs, and boasts HD remastered visuals as well.

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Final Fantasy XII has sold 6 million copies worldwide to date.

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Leah's been playing video games since her brother first bought an Atari back in the 1980s and has no plans to stop playing anytime soon. She enjoys almost every genre of game, with some of her favourites being Final Fantasy Tactics, Shadow of the Colossus, Suikoden II and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Leah lives on the East Coast with her husband and son. You can follow Leah over on Twitter @GamingBricaBrac