AWR Records are releasing the fifth and latest installment in the Distant Worlds series of Final Fantasy arrangement albums on vinyl.
Distant Worlds V feature arrangements of tracks from Final Fantasy V, VI, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV and XV as well as a series spanning Chocobo medley.
The release will be a 2LP on clear vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with session photography and credits.
It is priced at $40 and is in-hand and ready to ship. It can be ordered via the official Distant Worlds store here. Please note that they will only ship to the US and Canada at this 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 are releasing a 7″ with music from the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV expansion Endwalker.
The release will be a black vinyl 7″ housed in a 7″ jacket with new artwork by the game’s art team.
It is priced at $28/€29/£25 and is scheduled to release on November 17, 2021. It can be preordered from the Square Enix North American store here, their European store here, and their UK store here.
Square Enix have announced that they will be releasing a selection of tracks from the soundtrack to their successful MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn as well as expansions, Heavensward, Shadowbringers and Stormblood on vinyl.
The release will be a 4LP black vinyl box set – one disc for each game/expansion. Each record will be housed in its own jacket with new illustrations by Kuroimori. The set will also come with a download card for a digital copy of the tracks.
Each record is also available for purchase individually outside of the box set.
The set it priced at $100/€99 and is scheduled to release around August 31, 2021.
It can be preordered from the various regional Square Enix stores here: