written in the stars
- Jul 13, 2008
A new installment in Square Enix's Theatrhythm series was announced in today's Nintendo Direct! Theatrhythm: Final Bar Line will be releasing on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4 on February 16, 2023.
The base game will feature a whopping 385 songs from across the Final Fantasy series, with 167 of them being new in comparison to 2014's Theatrhythm FF: Curtain Call. 27 additional tracks are available for those who purchase the Digital Deluxe Editions, including “Eyes On Me”, “Melodies Of Life”, “To Zanarkand”, “A Long Fall (Scions and Sinners: Band)" and more.
There will also be three Season Passes, each consisting of 30 tracks from various titles in Square Enix's catalog:
- Season Pass 1:
- SaGa Pack (7 tracks, releasing February 16th)
- LIVE A LIVE Pack (4 tracks, releasing March 1st)
- The World Ends with You Pack (6 tracks, releasing March 15th)
- NieR Pack (5 tracks, releasing March 29th)
- SaGa Pack Vol. 2 (8 tracks, releasing April 12th)
- Season Pass 2:
- NieR Pack Vol. 2 (6 tracks, releasing April 26th)
- CHRONO Pack (6 tracks, releasing May 17th)
- CHRONO Pack Vol. 2 (6 tracks, releasing June 7th)
- Mana Pack (7 tracks, releasing June 28th)
- OCTOPATH TRAVELER Pack (5 tracks, releasing July 19th)
- Season Pass 3:
- SaGa Pack Vol. 3 (7 tracks, releasing August 9th)
- Mana Pack Vol. 2 (6 tracks, releasing August 30th)
- Xenogears Pack (3 tracks, releasing September 20th)
- ??? Pack (6 tracks, releasing October 11th)
- ??? Pack (8 tracks, releasing November 1st)
That makes for a grand total of 502 songs!
Currently-announced songs, characters, and a further breakdown of the titles featured in each pack can be found on the official Japanese website.
Three editions of the game will be available for purchase:
- Standard Edition: Available physically and digitally, this contains 385 sounds from across the FINAL FANTASY series
- Digital Deluxe Edition: Contains all songs from the standard edition, plus 27 additional tracks, and Season Pass 1.
- Premium Digital Deluxe Edition: Contains all songs from the standard edition, plus 27 additional tracks, and Season Passes 1-3.