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Final Fantasy: Type-0 is an RPG in the Final Fantasy series. It is part of the Fabula Nova Crystallis project and, although not having much to do with Final Fantasy XIII, shares its mythology.

The game is a RPG in which the characters travel to get missions and attack enemy strongholds to complete them. In each mission, three characters out of 14 are selected, each having their own style, weapons and abilities. The battle system is an Active System Battle (ATB) that allows the control of many characters, Characters who were KO'd in battle must be revived in town before being used again. Each character have a unique summon that can be used for 5 minutes in battle and can be levelled-up. The ATB kai, as it is called, allows for up to three players to connect via ad-hoc and send each other emergency back-up.

Final Fantasy: Type-0 is set in the world of Orience, divided in four kingdoms: the Suzaku Fiefdom of Rubrum, the Milites Empire, the Lorican Alliance, and the Kingdom of Concordia, each having its own emblem based on four Japanese mythological beasts: the phoenix Suzaku, the Turtle Genbu, the tiger Byakko and the dragon Seiryuu. Every kingdom is in possession of a crystal that an mark humans as their servants, called l'Cie. Character growth is based on the Alto Crystarium system, using energy called phantoma to increase the character's abilities.

The later released PC, PS4 and Xbox One versions are called Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD. They are available worldwide instead of the Japan-only PSP version. The content is almost completely identical, with a focus on localization and improvised visuals. It does not have the multiplayer functionality of the PSP version, but adds additional difficulty levels.


Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD PSP Seiryu
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD PSP Byakko's Crest
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD PSP Genbu's Crest
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD PSP Using magic in battle

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Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD Screenshot
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD Screenshot
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD Screenshot
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "ファイナルファンタジー 零式" -- Japanese PSP spelling
  • "Final Fantasy Type-0" -- Japanese PSP title
  • "Final Fantasy Reishiki" -- Japanese PSP title
  • "Final Fantasy Agito XIII" -- Working title

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MAN!AC PlayStation 4 May 13, 2015 86 out of 100 86
RPGFan Windows Aug 31, 2015 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Windows Aug 21, 2015 82 out of 100 82
Legendra PSP Dec 19, 2011 8 out of 10 80
RPG Site PlayStation 4 Mar 16, 2015 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation 4 Mar 16, 2015 8 out of 10 80 Xbox One Mar 20, 2015 77 out of 100 77 PlayStation 4 Mar 20, 2015 77 out of 100 77
DarkZero Windows Sep 01, 2015 7 out of 10 70
Gaming Age Windows Sep 22, 2015 B- 67


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