We finally have an official release date: Final Fantasy XVI is coming June 22, 2023, but pre-orders of the Standard and Deluxe editions are available now. For those who want to get their hands on the Collector’s Edition instead, there will be a wait until Monday 12 December 2022.
The news of the release date arrived tonight, during the The Game Awards 2022 (here the summary of the entire evening). During the event the producer Naoki Yoshida took the stage to present the world premiere of a new trailer called “Vendetta”.
The pre-order of Final Fantasy XVI is underway: all about the various editions
The game, which will arrive on PlayStation 5 on June 22, 2023, is available in three different editions: Standard, Deluxe (both physical and digital) and Collector’s. Pre-orders for the first two are open at this link.
Specifically the Deluxe Edition will contain:
- Physical version of the base game, including a reversible cover;
- Map of Valisthea in fabric
- Special Steelbook by Clive Rosfield
The Deluxe Digital Edition instead contains:
- Basic game;
- Mini artbook digital
- Mini digital soundtrack
The Collector’s Edition of Final Fantasy XVI (preorder from December 12 exclusively on the SQUARE ENIX Store):
- Collector box: a beautiful metallic packaging with an illustration by the legendary artist Yoshitaka Amano;
- Game FINAL FANTASY XVI: physical version of the base game, including a reversible cover;
- Premium Statue – Phoenix vs Ifrit: a Premium statue representing a battle between two Eikons, Phoenix and Ifrit;
- Eikon Metallic Pin Collection: a collection of metallic pins featuring depictions of eight Eikons;
- Clive Rosfield Special Steelbook®: a Steelbook box featuring an illustration of protagonist Clive Rosfield;
- Map of Valisthea in fabric: a cloth map of Valisthea, the land where the game’s story takes place;
- Weapon “Blood Sword” (DLC): the legendary scarlet steel sword of Firion, hero of FINAL FANTASY II