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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Coming to PC December 11, Has Up to 1080P Resolution

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The second part of the Final Fantasy trilogy is coming to PC, this time launching with improvements over the first game’s port.

The PC version of the 2012 role-playing game will release for PC on Dec. 11 with a variety of new additions, Square Enix revealed Tuesday. Final Fantasy XIII-2 will have 60 frames-per-second and custom resolutions of up to 1080P on PC, improvements over the console version. Some of the game’s downloadable content from consoles will be included in the PC port. XIII-2 will feature both English and Japanese voice acting options and subtitles. Steam Achievements and Trading Cards will also added to the game.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 can be pre-purchased on the game’s Steam page for a 10 percent discount at $17.99. The regular price will be $19.99.

Developed by Square Enix and tri-Ace, Final Fantasy XIII-2 first released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America on Jan. 31, 2012. It takes place three years after the storyline events in Final Fantasy XIII. The game’s downloadable content included story episodes, new character outfits, weapons and enemies to fight in the Coliseum. Square Enix didn’t confirm exactly what extra content would be included in the PC version.

Final Fantasy XIII released for PC on Oct. 9 and currently costs $15.99. At launch the game had a locked resolution at 720P and no graphical configuration options, which disappointed many PC players with its limited upgrades over the console version that released worldwide in March 2010.  Square Enix also announced that Final Fantasy XIII will get an update in December addressing the complaints of the initial release that unlocks the game’s resolution and adds some customization options.

Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, the final game in the trilogy, will release on PC in spring 2015.

These are the specifications for Final Fantasy XIII-2 on PC:


  • OS: Windows Vista/ 7/ 8
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad (2.66 GHz)/ AMD Phenom II X4 (2.8 GHz) processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 460/ ATI Radeon HD 5870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible sound card


  • OS: Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 1500 MB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 8 Series/ ATI Radeon HD 4000 series VRAM 256MB or later
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Sound card compatible with DirectX 9.0c

Watch the PC version’s trailer:


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