Final Fantasy XIII, released in 2015, has just been patched on Steam
The third game of the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, first released on PC in 2015. It was six years ago, so it’s pretty cool / interesting to see that the game has just received an official patch.
Released in July 12, the update “Fixed an issue where Lightning’s voice was not playing in some scenes. Which I guess has been a problem for a while? Maybe since 2015? Or at least since the last time the game was patched, what looks like 2016?
One wonders why bother to patch such an old game now, in 2021, when the base of this game has surely stopped playing or evolved?
The answer is probably the fact that the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy, who has been announced as coming at Microsoft’s P gameass since 2019, is finally on its way in the near future, and if the game were to be updated to run on more modern operating systems (remember, Windows 8 was still the dominant platform in 2015) for that, then they can also update the Steam version.
Which shows that hey, maybe letting it go now Square Enix has learned a thing or two following the Nier: Automata debacle, where the notoriously broken Steam version was be repaired to match Game Pass editing. redespite an announcement in April, however, this update has yet to be released.
Even if you are not a Game Psubscriber ass, and have one of Final Fantasy XIII Games on Steam, there are worse things to do right now than reinstalling your freshly updated copies and get inside them, partly because there is an argument that games to have quite well aged in some ways, But especially since mods now have them looking much more 2021 than in 2015.