GAME FEATURESBelow are official game features that you will find while playing Final Fantasy XIII. Feel free to check them out in more detail on the official Square Enix page for Final Fantasy 13.
Take Part in a Gaming Experience that Sets New Standards: The first in the series developed for a simultaneous release on multiple high-definition consoles, FINAL FANTASY XIII pushes new boundaries in cinematic presentation, sound and gameplay.
Experience the Unity of Speed and Strategy with the Ultimate Active Time Battle system : The familiar system has evolved, granting players the freedom of executing numerous commands in a single turn with the multi-slot ATB gauge. Whether inputting singular commands in each slot for consecutive attacks, or expending multiple slots at once to activate a devastating blow, its up to the players to respond effectively to the battle conditions at hand.
Adapt to the Ever-Changing Tide of Battle with Paradigms: A brand-new game mechanic enabling players to assign roles to their party members at any time during battle, shifting between combat paradigms. Consisting of various combinations of the game's six roles, ranging from Commando, the offensive specialist, to Medic, the quintessential healer, paradigms allow players to respond and adapt instantly to any given situation to turn the tide and seize victory.
Witness the Battle Scene Transform with an All-New Summon System: Introducing Gestalt Mode, a powerful dimension of the summon system that elevates the action to a whole new level. In Gestalt Mode, characters and their transformed Eidolons fight as one, dealing massive damage to enemies through simple button commands.
Delve into an Emotional Experience: An immersive storyline connects players to an intriguing cast of characters. Will they have the strength to confront their cursed fates, or will destiny prevail over all that they believe in?