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Square Enix has announced plans to release two of its action/RPGs on Xbox One as well as PlayStation 4.
This news comes after yesterday's announcement that Final Fantasy Versus XIII is now Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III is in development.
When we asked Final Fantasy brand director Shinji Hashimoto if the PS4 and Xbox One versions would release at the same time, the company would neither confirm or deny a simultaneous release date.
This is the first time the Kingdom Hearts franchise has appeared on a Microsoft console. Since this is the third entry, Matsuda was asked how the company plans to catch-up newcomers on Microsoft. As of right now, there's no plans for anything of that sort. But as Matsuda suggested, fans can look online at videos and to get a grasp of the complex history.
Will you be picking up the games on Xbox One or PlayStation 4?
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Amazed at Sony's seeming inability to keep KH III exclusive to PS4, but obviously Microsoft must've paid an arm and a leg to get something this big on X-Box One. Regardless, it's going to be one of those titles, including FF XV, that's gonna sell people on next-gen. Even with that said, it's still the PS4 that I'll play this one one day. 3rd party support like this still doesn't sell me on X-Box One with the lack of 1st party support that I'm still seeing.
"Xbox and Sony Purists?" Oh mercy, I can't deal... lol I wasn't super keen on Kingdom Hearts, but I do like the game. I'll give it attention when it's close to coming out.
Final Fantasy I understand, but Kingdom Hearts? Quite a strange move, if y'ask me.
neither one of these oculd sell a console. Final Fantasy probably wont be out for another 2 years if we're lucky. and Kingdom of Hearts amazing game, i'm excited but i dont think its a deal buster.
Omg, I laughed so hard when I read this. Everyone has been saying 'KH3 and FF14: reasons why I'm buying a PS4'. Well, looks like anyone with the horrendously awful Xbox One will be playing them, too! XD
This is actually cool news. But I would only get KH3 for the Xbox One if they released all the KH HD remakes for Xbox as well. I like to try to keep my franchises on one console if I can.
I gotta laugh at all these people still wanting the Xbone. Guess it's true that no matter how hard you spit in the faces of consumers, they never learn.
After going through and doing my homework I see that square is not doing so well financially. Which this move seems to make sense on one hand as it could boost profits but on the other in seeing how horrible the xbox performed everywhere besides the US and Europe it makes me wonder will the same happen again.
The chance of KHIII being on the PS3 was originally my whole reason for buying that console. I feel like Sony just lost a big exclusive.
To be fair if someone wants a xbox one let them. If they want this game or games that is ok to. Thats just life but heaven forbid you want to borrow, rent or you internet goes out. Cause well then your just hosed.
Heaven forbid your internet messes up when your supposed to check in on xbox.
Square wants to make money and Xbox One, regardless of their PR disaster, will still have a consumer base. FFXIII was already on Xbox 360 so it should be no surprise that FFXV and KHIII are both coming to Xbox One as well. Most games in this era are multi-platform these days. The only first party titles are generally those that are developed internally or are special partnerships. Regardless of your console preference, this is a win/win for consumers and for Square.
Playstation 4 for kingdom hearts for sure. Could have gone either way for FF, but after Sony showed microsoft up after all of the Xbox One's blunders w/being online and used/sharing games, it's looking like I may not even bother getting an Xbox this generation.
Sony spared some change for poor homeless Microsoft.
I will actually get them on Xbox One.
That is good now square-enix can make some money. I am buying mine on the PlayStation 4.