|Final Fantasy X-2|
|System(s)||PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita|
|Preceded by||Final Fantasy X|
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Final Fantasy X-2 is a direct sequel to the popular Final Fantasy X, and takes place two years after the events of the previous game. Despite offering FFX fans more of the same, FFX-2 was less successful. It is the first Final Fantasy game to be a direct sequel, however Final Fantasy VII has also had several sequels since. The game features Yuna and Rikku from the previous game, and Paine, a new character. It takes place shortly after FFX, when most of the characters have gone their separate ways. The game uses a modified version of the job system from Final Fantasy III with a skill growth system similar to Final Fantasy VIII's.
Although the game was not very successful when first released for Playstation 2, in 2014 Square Enix re-released a remastered version for Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita. It is available as a bundle package with Final Fantasy X.
For 1000 years Spira had been plagued with terror. War had broken out between Zanarkand and Bevelle. Sin, a monstrous beast, was summoned to put a stop to the fighting, however was now their punishment for using machina during these Great Wars. To temporarily bring a Calm to the lands, summoners and their guardians would set out on pilgrimages in search for Fayth to pray to for help them bring Sin down. In the end, sacrificing their lives to defeat the mighty monster. Yuna was such a summoner, however she and her guardians defied the teachings that were set in place, taking another approach. Successfully defeating Sin for what they prayed would be forever bringing on the Eternal Calm. The Fayth and Yuna's newly found love disappear.
It is two years later. Yuna is back at home in Besaid Village. Rikku brings her a sphere found by Kimhari that shows a man who looks and sounds like Yuna's lost love, Tidus. Could it be him? Yuna has to find out. She sets on a quest for more spheres to discover clues.
The remaster edition's North American PS Vita advertisement
The remaster edition's Japanese PS Vita box
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