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Final Fantasy Chocobo compilation vinyl releases up for preorder via Square

Square Enix have opened up preorders for two new Final Fantasy compilation albums titled “Chocobo + Friends”. They will include all (or at least almost all) Chocobo themes from throughout the main series plus some bonus tracks.

Both titles will be single LPs and will be housed in a single pocket jacket featuring new illustrations by Toshiyuki Itahana.

They are priced at ¥3520 each (with a bundle option available at ¥7080) and are scheduled to release on May 25, 2022. They can currently only be preordered via the Japanese Square Enix store with no international shipping options.

Chocobo + Friends 1 - Front
Chocobo + Friends 2 - Front

Final Fantasy character theme compilation up for vinyl preorder via Square

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.

Final Fantasy: Heroes And Villains - Fronts
Final Fantasy: Heroes And Villains - Box

Data Discs to release Radiant Silvergun soundtrack on vinyl

Earlier this year Data Discs announced that they would release the soundtrack to shoot’em up Radiant Silvergun on vinyl and now there’s finally details on the release.

The music will be remastered and the release features both the original arcade compositions on one disc and the Sega Saturn versions of tracks on the other.

The release will be a 180g 2LP available in three color variants – a limited edition orange/red/clear split and splatter variant, an orange translucent variant, and a classic black variant.
It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with game art and includes a double-sided lithographic print and a fold-out poster. Orders placed through Data Discs’ store will also include a sticker sheet.

It is priced at £26.50 and is set to begin shipping around mid-January, 2020. It can be preordered from Data Discs here at 7pm UK time (or earlier if you signed up for their newsletter codes).

Radiant Silvergun - Limited Vinyl
Radiant Silvergun - Orange Vinyl
Radiant Silvergun - Black Vinyl