Dissidia Final Fantasy NT closed beta coming this summer to PS4!

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This past weekend’s EVO 2017 was jam packed with news galore! And an opportune chance to show off and divulge a great amount of information for the upcoming 2018 releases of competitive games! Square Enix was not to be left out of the discussion per the video below.

With that being said Square Enix has revealed that the upcoming Team Ninja Collaboration for Dissidia Final Fantasy will have a closed beta for the North American, Latin American and PAL regions! You can register per your respective region below:

North American and Latin American residents can register to participate here, and PAL region residents can register here.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is due out for PlayStation 4 in early 2018.

With that being said you can expect more coverage from us here via the Whats Up PlayStation team! But let us know below are you interested in the closed beta? Will you be picking this title up in early 2018? Comment below let us know and for more Final fantasy news and all things PlayStation make sure to check back with us here at What’s Up PlayStation.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Coming Exclusively to PS4 Early 2018

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It is a great pleasure to announce to the PlayStation Nation that Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will be releasing exclusively for the PlayStation 4 early 2018. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will  be developed by Koei Tecmo highly praised Team Ninja, bringing over 20 playable Final Fantasy characters, with a compelling story, and deep customization for your Final Fantasy character. DISSIDIA FF NT

 

In partnership with Team Ninja from KOEI TECMO GAMES, Square Enix presents DISSIDIA® FINAL FANTASY® NT as a new and refreshing experience – a team-based brawler.

Combining seamless gameplay, FINAL FANTASY characters and breathtaking worlds from the past 30 years of the franchise, DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT welcomes all gamers to the online battle arena with its renowned bravery combat system.

DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT allows you to choose from over 20 legendary FINAL FANTASY characters and battle in a 3-versus-3 arena. Each match will allow the player to call forth familiar summons like Ifrit, Shiva and Odin to dominate the opposing side or to turn the tide of the battle. This is not your average fighter – this is your fantasy, your fight.

Enter the arena in early 2018.

http://www.dissidiafinalfantasynt.com

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Have You Seen Me: Glorious Final Fantasy Benchmark Footage

It’s almost here! Final Fantasy XIV’s newest expansion Stormblood is right around the corners and the fans can hardly wait. People have been waiting patiently to see more of the Red Mage and Samurai classes in action with the rest of the crew. In this latest trailer the benchmark footage will have fans urging for more from this expansion for the PlayStation 4 and PC, releasing on June 20th.

stormbloodstormblood2Along with the benchmark, we have received word that Final Fantasy 14 will be receive two play modes through a PS4 Pro enhanced patch. One of the modes will keep the same resolution and give you a smooth 60 frames per second. While the other gives you the option to increase the resolution while maintaining the same frame rate. This update should release along side the Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood expansion. So check out this benchmark and tell us what you think about the footage. Will you be joining us in Eorzea to continue what I would call one of the greatest stories ever told?

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Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Trophies Revealed (Update)

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(Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will release July 11th, 2017 in North America and July 13th, 2017 in Japan.)

Even though we are still awaiting for a concrete release date for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, 41 trophies for the anticipated remaster has emerged itself special thanks to Exophase. The list of trophies does reveal Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will indeed have an platinum trophy called “Champion of Ivalice“.

With Final Fantasy’s 30th anniversary event taking place on January 31st, 2017, fans can only cross their fingers and hope there will be a release date given for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgeFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is expected to release worldwide in 2017 exclusively for the PlayStation 4.

Here is the list of the 41 trophies:

Will you go for the platinum? It’s going to be fun trying to acquire all the Espers again, which is a gold trophy called “High Summoner”. So Good luck trophy hunter!

Sources: Exophase, Siliconera

PlayStation Communities App Now Available on Android and iOS!

What’s Up PlayStation Nation PlayStation has now launched a PlayStation Communities app on iOS and Android, making it easy to stay in touch with your fellow PS4 gamers while away from the console.

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PlayStation Communities are places where you can find players who have similar interests and preferences. Within a Community, you can join parties and launch into games with other Community members, or talk about your shared interests. For instance, if you’re having trouble finding players to tackle Destiny’s newest raid, Wrath of the Machine, a Destiny community may help you fill out your fire-team.

In the app, you will be able to check out community profiles, view a list of communities you’re a member of, and see who else is in your community.

You can also discover and join new communities directly from the app, which provides recommendations based on the games you’ve played and highlights which communities are trending. This new app has a streamlined design which makes it easy to post text and images on the community wall. You can also choose to receive push notifications to stay-up-to-date on posts and replies.

Check out the app and let us know what you think? Do you think this makes your community interaction easier? Comment below and let us know! For more news of all things PlayStation make sure to check back with us here at What’s Up PlayStation.

Source: PlayStation Blog.

What’s Wrong With Gamers These Days: Final Fantasy 15 (Inspired Rant)

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I’m bothered by the state of affairs in the gaming community. I don’t understand this new wave of gaming, this easy way of gaming, and this “We get everything given to us on a silver platter” wave of gaming. Whatever happened to be an individual? Whatever happened to playing a game your way? Whatever happened to you being in the game on your own? Well today I’m going on a rant, hopefully this doesn’t offend anyone but I just have to know the answer to these questions.

With Final Fantasy 15 launching tomorrow November 29, 2016, it angers me to see that people are already giving people guides to play the game and level up fast, make a lot of money, and you know stuff that you should just figure out throughout the course the game. I know when we were younger back 10-15 years ago we would have the Game Pro magazines and Nintendo power, but you’d have to actually go to a store to get access to those , if you cared. With today’s social media capabilities, everything just gets spoiled before we even get it. I mean who honestly is looking for strategy guide or tips for Final Fantasy 15. Sure, there’s somebody who makes that stated you got a day make these videos given people tips and tricks in hint on everything specially with YouTube and generating views and revenue through views and all of that greatness, but who is sitting at their house looking for the upper hand in Final Fantasy 15 today before the game releases. It just upsets me to to know that there’s people who will flock to the hundreds of thousands to this video. I’ve seen that were giving tips on how to play Final Fantasy 15 and they won’t even attempt enjoy the game for themselves at first there already playing the game the way somebody else is playing. There was once a time where people would sit together and talk about what they did in the video game and how they got to a certain point and what they went through to beat that part and people would compare what they did that was different.

Nowadays it’s more like “Hey, go check this video out details you how to get past is one part that we have been having trouble with”. It seems as though people have run out of patience for the things that they want. People want to have a good game that looks great but if the game is too long, it loses their attention. People also want a game that’s perfect in every way, but if it’s a short experience they come away with the sense of emptiness. It seems like in effort to please people, you have to go through unconventional means to be the first to do something. Then there’s this group of people who will just watch the game streamed on twitch in because they saw it there, going to tell you that they have experience with the game and it’s not fun or is not good or the story was bad or there was a bad experience in the game based off of the stream and they’ve never even touch the game. It just pains me to see that in a day and age when we have more freedom than ever and some people are content to all do things the exact same way.

I’m going to go ahead and stop myself because I can talk forever. If you’ve ever seen the podcast you know how I can get, but I will leave you with this. I’m not saying it’s bad to make gaming videos and reviews or to give people the tips or anything that’s all fine and well. What my gripe really is is that people can’t let the games launch first. We need to hold some kind of higher penalty over people who have these games are leaving for showing game player and we given walk-through and who already breaking the game down outside of reviews of course, but something needs to happen that punishes people for punishing us. Today its Final Fantasy 15 tips and tricks and walk-through and play-through before the game is launched, next it’ll be horizon zero dawn, then it’ll be god of war 4. We’ve got to start playing these games ourselves and having our own experiences and stop living through the actions of other people. We have to stop allowing others to spoil our fun.

 

Final Fantasy XV Has Gone Gold & Will Feature Online Multiplayer Via DLC

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Square-Enix has been pretty popular today as they’ve persistently dropped information today from their Paris Games Week keynote. So with that being said, after 10 years of development and anticipation hell, Final Fantasy XV has officially gone gold. As it two disc were pictured on twitter below:
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It would be safe to assume that we can expect this title to finally grace our consoles this coming holiday (Nov, 29th). Alongside this news it has also been reported that the Season Pass DLC for Final Fantasy XV will include 3 episodes of new content. Which will include multiplayer of up 4 players online. As reported via the Square-Enix press release here are the full details below:

“The main focus of the Season Pass is three original episodes that take place during the events of FINAL FANTASY XV. Each episode allows players to take control of one of Noctis’ comrades in all-new adventures that offer unique play styles tailored to each character. Players can explore previously unseen areas filled with new monsters, and even obtain weapons that can later be used in the main game. Episode Gladiolus is the first new character adventure to arrive, and will be followed by Episode Ignis and Episode Prompto. Each episode will be available for purchase individually.

Following the release of the character episodes, Comrades—an expansion pack for FINAL FANTASY XV—will introduce a brand-new online co-op mode for up to four players which features intense battles allowing players to take full control of Noctis, Gladio, Prompto and Ignis as a group. Comrades will be available for separate purchase, and is also included in the Season Pass.

This additional content and character episodes are managed by Haruyoshi Sawatari (Producer, Business Division 2) and overseen by FINAL FANTASY XV Director Hajime Tabata with development led by core members of the FINAL FANTASY XV team.”

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World of Final Fantasy Demo Arrives Next Week

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From the first time my eyes saw World of Final Final, I instantly fell in love with the game. From the whimsical charm to the character design it displays, World of Final Fantasy has been on my personal top list of the most anticipated games to play this year. Square Enix doesn’t want to just reach the RPG enthusiast, they want a wide array of gamers on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita to gain interest for this title. Earlier today Square Enix announced that the World of Final Fantasy will receive an playable demo on October 17th for the PS4 and PS Vita. If you complete this demo, it will grant you something special in the full game when it releases October 25th, 2016. Are you ready? I just hope it’s a Cloud Strife summon. For anyone that pre orders World of Final Fantasy, they can secure the day one Sepiroth summon and original Japanese Voice Overs.

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If the news on the playable demo isn’t enough to entice you. Check out the cinematic anime opening video below.

Source: Youtube

Final Fantasies… Journal of a Hero vol. 1

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This is the first entry into the mind of a character from Final Fantasy 14. Hope you all enjoy.

14th of the 2nd Astral Moon

Hello Journal. After a long day of mining, it’s finally time to retire to the Inn. My Free Company keeps calling, wanting me to check in and help out with things around the house, annoying the living hell out of me. I’m Loki Battle damnit!!!! I’m the Prideless Lion, the uncrowned king with no kingdom. This is my land, these are my people but my family has fallen from grace and my brothers and sister are spread throughout the realm. My campaign to regain my family’s honor will be a long one but… wait a minute… I hear yelling in the distance. Sounds like there’s a merchant under attack which is great news because my greatsword Loyalty is hungry. Be right back journal, I have to go paint the snow red.

22nd of the Astral Moon

Damn you Journal, where have you been? Those piece of crap Kobolds are up to no good. They have been trying to collect aether and summon that blasted Lord of Crags, the primal known and feared throughout the land known as Titan. I don’t know if I can handle this fight alone again. He almost killed me last time and I swore I was going to be more social fight with a group when possible but all I’ve manage to do is train my chocobo Thor. I can NOT let the Kobolds succeed. If I have to become the enemy of all Kobolds to prevent primals around the realm from appearing, well that’s what I have to do. Sleep well journal. Tomorrow Loyalty and Thor will feast on Kobolds.

24th of the Astral Moon

It was worse than I feared Journal… The Kobolds must have been robbing merchants of aetheryte crystals for months. Titan was already sommoned when i finally caught up with the camp. There were some brave souls already there but they don’t seem to have nearly enough power to subdue this beast. I had to protect them so I pulled out Pride and Joy, my trusty sword and shield. Normally i greet these situations with a smile but this may prove too much. We fought for our lives and very well everyone else in La Noscea. Casters were slinging fire, poisoning and trying their best to keep everyone alive. The melee crew was in there clawing and scratching but really kept getting in each others way. Too much was going on to formulate a strategy, so i yelled for the casters to go all out and for the fighters to get out the way as I jumped into action. I’m deflecting spells that miss back towards the beast as we engage in a furious exchange of violence then I see it, Titan’s heart. I tried and tried to stab this thing but to no avail. The situation was getting dire and i was running low on steam. If I was going to to finish this I had to do it quick or so i thought… so I stabbed and sliced for all I was worth but nothing happened. In a fit of rage I punched the beast in the face and it hurt him. Instincts kicked in soon as i realized i hurt him so I climbed up on the shoulders of the beast and repeatedly bashed my shield against his face until he faded away. He may have bested my Pride but no one can ever take my Joy.

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