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E3 2021

Chaos Surrounds Stranger In Paradise Final Fantasy Origin's PS5 Trial [UPDATED]

by John Carson on Jun 14, 2021 at 10:45 AM

[Update]: June 15, 2021, 7:25 a.m. Central - The official Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Twitter account has confirmed that the issue blocking access to the trial version has been resolved. Original story below. 

Stranger Of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin undoubtedly made a big splash during the Square Enix E3 showcase. The company chose to close the show by featuring several more Final Fantasy experiences following the reveal of what's new in Marvel. Whether people liked the action-focused combat or dunked on the trailer’s script, it has been a big topic on social media since the showcase ended. Square Enix wanted to get the game in the hands of fans at home, but the themes of chaos from Final Fantasy Origin have plagued these plans.

Announced in the trailer, a demo was set to hit PlayStation 5 soon after the new title was revealed. A short time later, folks were able to download the demo which clocks in at 11.39 GB. Unfortunately when going to launch the trial version, an error popped up with the following message: “can’t continue using this game or app. The data is corrupted. Delete it from your PS5, and then download it again from your library.” After uninstalling and reinstalling close to ten times over the past 18 hours, I have personally found this isn’t the fix we’re looking for.

The official Final Fantasy Origin Twitter account sent out a tweet last night giving a quick update to players, letting them know the developers are aware there is a problem with the demo and is working to resolve the issue. 

We’ve reached out to Square Enix for an update on the Stanger Of Paradise Demo. We have not heard back at the time of publication but look for updates here if we do.

This dark and chaotic action title is a result of a collaboration between Square Enix and Nioh developer Team Ninja. There are hints of familiar names and settings from the original Final Fantasy, including the abundantly mentioned “chaos” and legendary villain Garland. The game is due out in 2022 on all current Xbox and PlayStation consoles, as well as the personal computer.

E3 is still rolling, and you can find the hot new and reveals in our robust E3 hub right here! If you want even more Final Fantasy goodness, Jason Guisao has his initial thoughts on Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade in his review in progress.

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