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Dark Horse publishing first Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive in Summer 2018

Posted on October 14, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

Update (10/14): Amazon now has this for $6 off. It’s also up on Amazon Canada now and has been discounted by $21.60. The book is up on Amazon UK as well.


Original (10/3): Dark Horse is partnering with Square Enix to release the Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive. The first volume is scheduled for Summer 2018, though Amazon specifically lists it for June.

Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 looks to cover the first six entries in the Final Fantasy series. It contains concept art, process pieces, and notes from the original artists and designers in over 300 pages.

Here’s an official overview of the book:

An astonishing journey through the creation of the seminal role playing epic, officially available in English for the first time ever! This holy grail of Final Fantasy fandom is packed full of original concept art, process pieces, and notes from the original artists and designers chronicling the creation of these timeless games.

Dark Horse and Square Enix are thrilled to offer the first of three volumes celebrating the entrancing lore and exciting development of the initial six entries into the Final Fantasy saga. Totaling over three-hundred pages and collected in a high-quality hard-cover binding, Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 remains faithful to its original Japanese source material while simultaneously offering unparalleled accessibility for Western readers. No Final Fantasy collection is complete without this beautiful tome of art, lore, and history.

Amazon has Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 up for pre-order here.

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