Square Enix confirmed today that PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 versions of the 13-year-old massively multiplayer game Final Fantasy 11 will finally come to an end by March 2016.
Final Fantasy 11 will remain active on Windows PC, however. The first chapter of the game's final main scenario, called Rhapsodies of Vana'diel, will be added to the game this May.
According to Square Enix, Rhapsodies is designed to tie together the last 13 years of the game. You can expect to see major characters from the game's history making an appearance.
Rhapsodies will be sliced into three chapters, the second and third of which will launch in Augst and November, respectively. "We plan for this to be a grand conclusion to the Final Fantasy series' first MMORPG," Square Enix said, "and indeed, the first console MMORPG, in a way that will be recorded in the annals of the genre's history."
The company is currently working with developer Nexon Korea to bring a version of Final Fantasy 11 to mobile. The mobile release will launch in 2016 to Japan, Korea, North America and parts of Europe, and will work slightly differently to its Windows PC sibling. According to Square Enix, party organization systems will be changed for mobile devices, as well the solo campaign and combat.
Final Fantasy 11 released in 2002 for PS2 and Windows PC, then later on Xbox 360.