AWR Records are once again releasing an orchestral Final Fantasy series arrangement album in the Distant Worlds series and this time it’s the recent sixth entry getting a vinyl release.
The release will be a 2LP on clear vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket.
It is priced at $35 and is in-hand and expected to start shipping from November 17, 2023. It can be ordered via the Distant Worlds Shop here. Please note that they only ship to the US, but past releases have all eventually gotten EU distro.
Square Enix have announced yet another Final Fantasy vinyl release. This time it’s an album titled “Modulation – Final Fantasy Arrangement Album” and will feature new arrangements of a track from each main series game through FFI-X arranged by original composer Nobuo Uematsu.
The release will be a single LP. So far there are no details on the packaging. It will include a download code for a digital copy of the tracks.
It is priced at ¥4950 and is scheduled to release on November 9, 2022. It can be preordered via Square Enix’s Japanese store here (domestic shipping only) and CDJapan here with international shipping options.
Presumably this will appear on Square’s Western storefronts at a later time.
Square Enix are releasing a series of four compilation LPs with character and battle themes from all 15 Final Fantasy main series titles.
Each release will be a single black vinyl LP. They will be housed in tip-on single-pocket jackets with character illustrations by Tetsuya Nomura and will all include a download card.
There is also an option for a version which has all four releases together in a clear plastic slipcase
Please note that if you order from Square Enix Japan you will have to buy all four standalone titles in order to qualify for the slipcase, while the Western stores has the 4LP set as a standalone listing.
They are priced at €33/$37/¥3250 and are scheduled to release between December 6, 2021 and March 28, 2022 (slipcase orders will ship March 28, 2022).
It can be preordered via Square Enix Europe here, Square Enix North America here and Square Enix Japan here.
Square Enix Music in Japan have just announced a Final Fantasy III vinyl release in celebration of the game’s 30th anniversary. It will feature 8 tracks – four arrangements and the original versions of those same four tracks.
It will be a single LP, but there are currently no details on the packaging or how the record will look. It will include a download card for a digital copy of the release.
It is priced at ¥3850 and is scheduled to release on November 18, 2020. It can be preordered from Square Enix Store Japan here (please note that they only ship to Japan).
It is also available from Sony Music Japan here and Amazon Japan here.