Fantasy XIII is a video game which many gamers waited for so long. It appears on sale Thursday morning in Japan.
A lot of people were standing in a queue in Tokyo’s Shibuya district to become the first consumers of the game. It was possible to buy the game at the Tsutaya software store as well as other main electronics stores in the city. The game is available for ¥8,300 (US$93).
According to Yoichi Wada, the CEO of game developer Square Enix, there were made 1.8 million copies of the game. He also said that the came was created by one of their company developer.
One should note that there were sold more than 85 million units of the Final Fantasy role-playing series all over the world since the game was first launched in 1987. Moreover, it is considered to be the most popular game in Japan.
The fans of the game had to wait for the game release more than 3 years.
According to Yoshinori Katase, producer of the game, it took 5 years to create the game.
The release of Final Fantasy XIII notes the first time the Final Fantasy series were available on the PlayStation 3 platform. In order the date of release could coincide, Sony Computer Entertainment started to sell a special edition of the console that has an illustration of “Lightning.” The console is available for 41,600 yen.