Final Fantasy XV is Officially Releasing on September 30

Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XV will launch on September 30 for PS4 and Xbox One.

The long-awaited game was given a release date at the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event this evening. The long-awaited announcement caps off nearly a decade of waiting. Final Fantasy XV was first announced at E3 2005 as Final Fantasy Versus XIII, a game being developed exclusively for PlayStation 3. At E3 2013 it was announced that the game had evolved into Final Fantasy XV and would release on PS4 and Xbox One.

Director Hajime Tabata made the announcement personally, ending a decade of waiting. Thanking fans for watching tonight, Tabata released an extended version of the trailer already released tonight. Most importantly, the trailer showcased how airships will be incorporated into the game.

Pre-orders for Final Fantasy XV begin later tonight. The game is out September 30 on PS4 and Xbox One.