Xbox One and Nintendo Switch players will soon be able to play the critically acclaimed Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age this coming April. Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster will be available on April 16th, whereas Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be available two weeks later on April 30th.
New artwork by Akihiko Yoshida was also revealed by Square Enix to commemorate the announcement for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster collects the HD remasters of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, originally released for the PlayStation 2 in 2001 and 2003 respectively. The HD remaster has been available on the PS3 and Vita since 2013, the PS4 since 2015, and most recently on PC since 2016.
In Final Fantasy X the player takes up the role of Tidus, a star athlete who finds himself on a journey to save the world of Spira alongside his summoner companion, Yuna. Final Fantasy X-2 continues the tale from the viewpoint of Yuna, Rikku, and Paine.
Final Fantasy XII was originally released for the PlayStation 2 back in 2006 and was expanded in 2007 with the Japan-exclusive International Zodiac Job System version. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age contains the HD remaster of this International Zodiac Job System version and has been available on PS4 since 2017 and PC since early 2018.
The story in Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is told through the eyes of Vaan, an orphaned teenager who wishes to one day become a sky pirate. A chance meeting between Vaan and Princess Ashe of Dalmasca begins an adventure to bring down the rule of the Archadian Empire and liberate Dalmasca from its tyrannical clutches.
The HD remasters of both feature updated graphics, remastered music, and other gameplay enhancements to fit modern platforms.