final fantasy 16 Launches exclusively on PlayStation 5 on Thursday, June 22. While the latest installment appears to lack the road trip bromance of its predecessor, it still retains the franchise’s penchant for audacious fashion and inappropriately shaped swords. Now, it’s possible that the game could eventually make it to PC and Xbox, but its developer and publisher Square Enix hasn’t made any official announcement regarding a cross-platform release.
If you’re planning to pick up the game on PlayStation 5 release day, there are several options available to you. Deluxe and standard editions are available for the physical and digital releases of the game, with some retailers offering special pre-order bonuses. However, if you’re looking for a Buster Sword-sized box of loot, scroll down to find the Collector’s Edition of the game, available directly through Square Enix.
Below, we’ve detailed everything you get with each edition of the game, including their cost and the associated bonuses offered by retailers.
final fantasy 16 standard edition
The game’s $69.99 Standard Edition doesn’t come packaged with any additional physical loot, unless you pre-ordered the game from Best Buy. You get a free Steelbook case when you buy from that retailer. Target is offering a $10 gift card with every pre-order, while GameStop is offering six spots of the Valystheia patch to anyone who owns a physical copy. If for some reason copies aren’t available from those retailers, you can also pick up a physical copy of the game digitally through Amazon, Walmart, or the PlayStation Store.
Pre-orders of the physical version of the game are entitled to both the Braveheart and Kate Sith Charm in-game bonus items. However, pre-ordering the digital version of the game entitles you to an additional bonus item not available to those who received the disc, called Scholar’s Spectacles.
final fantasy 16 deluxe edition
For an additional $30 ($99.99), pre-ordering the deluxe edition of final fantasy 16 Gives you access to all the same in-game bonuses from the Standard Edition, plus all the additional incentives offered by Target, Best Buy and GameStop mentioned above.
What separates the physical version of the deluxe edition from — you guessed it — the physical goods. It comes packaged with a cloth map of Valysthia, the region of the game, along with its own steelbook case. However, as you might suspect, the digital version of the game gets none of this extra loot, but instead a digital mini artbook and soundtrack. It costs $10 less.
final fantasy 16 collector’s edition
Honestly, I don’t know why Square Enix doesn’t just call this Limit Break Edition, but whatever. collector’s edition final fantasy 16 Available exclusively through the Square Enix Store, and priced at $349.99. The Collector’s Edition is only available in physical format, and it comes with all of the digital pre-order bonus items mentioned above, as well as the physical map and steelbook case included with the Deluxe Edition. You’ll also get a digital art book and soundtrack.
There are a few extra items exclusive to the collector’s edition, including a Phoenix vs. Ifrit summon figurine and a collection of Ikon pins that look pretty dope. Owners of the Collector’s Edition also get access to the Blood Sword DLC upon release, although Square Enix has not confirmed a release date for the supplemental content.
Unfortunately, the Collector’s Edition appears to be sold out on the Square Enix store, but you can still request to be put on the waitlist. We’ll be updating this page regularly if things change before the game’s launch.
If you’re still a bit turned off as to what you get with each version of the game, Square Enix has provided a handy chart of what you get with each one.