Just when the U.S. was starting to approach parity with Japan in the arena of Final Fantasy
titles on the PSOne Classics platform, we go and hear this: According to Andriasang, Final Fantasy V
has been announced for PSN in Japan. The title is slated to launch this spring as a promotion for DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY
, which has a Japanese release date of March 3.
The game will be the upgraded PSOne version of the SNES RPG, which received a standalone release in Japan but came to North America as part of the Final Fantasy Anthology
. Of course, it probably won't make the trip stateside this time around -- though Sony has explained
the reasons why PSOne Classics releases differ from country to country, it's clear that they straight cold hate us