Final Fantasy 15: More Ultimate Collector's Editions Coming Soon, Here's How to Get One
10,000 more units will go on sale this coming Monday, May 23.
The first wave of Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector's Edition units sold out very quickly back in March. If you missed out, you will have another chance to get one, as Square Enix has produced 10,000 more. These will go on sale this coming Monday, May 23, the company announced in a blog post today.
In North America, Square Enix will distribute Ultimate Collector's Edition units on Monday at 9 AM PST to people based on the order they're in on this waitlist. If you're chosen, you will receive an email containing a private link to buy the premium version, but the link is only good for 48 hours. If you don't place an order within 48 hours, the bundle will be released and given to the next person on the waitlist.
In Europe, the Ultimate Collector's Editions will go on sale Monday, May 23, starting at 10 AM BST through Square Enix's EU store. These will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis--and you can only buy one.
Check out this Square Enix blog post for details on other regions, including France, Austalia, and New Zealand.
The first run of Ultimate Collector's Editions was limited to 30,000 copies, meaning, after this wave, Square Enix will have produced a total of 40,000 units. As for why Square Enix isn't making more than 10,000 for this second wave, the company said this is "due to the time it takes to create each individual Noctis Play Arts Kai figure because they are so detailed."
Another thing to consider is that the new Ultimate Collector's Editions are not guaranteed to arrive in time for Final Fantasy XV's launch on September 30. Additionally, Square Enix confirmed that this is the final batch that the company will produce.
The Ultimate Collector's Edition costs $270. It consists of a copy of Final Fantasy XV, a special steelbook case, an artbook, a Play Art Kai statue of Noctis, a soundtrack, and more. The other special edition, the $90 Deluxe Edition, remains in stock and available.
As you might have guessed, the sold-out Final Fantasy XV Collector's Editions popped up on auction site eBay, where they were listed at and sold for huge markups, with some even going for $700. It's unclear if Square Enix plans to do anything about these resellers, but game director Hajime Tabata previously acknowledged that the company is aware of what's happening.
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