The Last Story Will Be Told In August; Pre-Order For Soundtrack CD

By Ishaan . July 11, 2012 . 12:40pm

Xseed have announced a release date for The Last Story in North America. The Wii RPG is scheduled for release on August 14th, 2012, and Xseed have a $50 limited edition planned with a 44-page soft cover artbook and a custom outer box.


Additionally, Xseed say that pre-ordering the game at Amazon, EB Games Canada and GameStop will net you a bonus soundtrack CD with seven tracks from the game’s score, composed by Nobuo Uematsu.


Uematsu has discussed the difficulties of working on The Last Story in the past, saying that the project marked the first time that he and director, Hironobu Sakaguchi, held a difference in opinion on one of their games since the first Final Fantasy. You can read more about this here.

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  • Brian

    this is so epic I am glad I pre-ordered

  • Day 1 here! =^_^=

  • Hoshi星

    Pre-ordered months ago. Thanks XSEED for an additional  7-tracks OST :)

  • MrJechgo

    Why must you torture me that much ? I want the game NOW ;_;

  • Heartless ㅤ

    I have the Collectors Edition, since I’m not in the US. The Artbook is really good. Can’t wait to play this game… since I’m busy finishing off Xenoblade atm.

  • MrSirFeatherFang

    Seems like you get the same deal at Newegg (where I preordered). Not sure about the custom outer box, but I assume that if you are getting the CD and artbook, then it definitely has the custom outer box as well.

    • Aoshi00

      I wonder if the CD comes w/ all the first print copies too, not just from Amazon.. since I pre-ordered from Newegg too when they had the $10 off deal (I pre-ordered like 7 games from them and got $10 off each, too bad there’s sales tax for Jersey though).. I alrdy have the full Jpn OST, but the US artbook looks amazing!  not to be missed, there is no official Last Story artbook.

      • MrSirFeatherFang

        I got it when they had the $10 off deal too lol. It’s a good thing The Last Story’s product page on Newegg actually states that the game now comes with the Artbook and CD. Not sure about the other retailers. Though it would be very helpful to announce these things earlier, just so no one gets screwed haha.
        The artbook really does look amazing. i haven’ started buying soundtracks yet, but I’ll get this one evetually.

        • Aoshi00

          Awesome, that’s very reassuring to hear :)!  I feel uneasy when they don’t clearly list it on description. I think everything is probably bundled in a package.. Yeah, Newegg and Best Buy have been having a lot of good deals lately, made me cancel my pre-order from Amz, sometimes they price match later.. I pre-ordered a bunch of things from Newegg, but several states have sales tax like NJ or CA, bummer..

          I buy artbooks & OSTs for the games that I really love, like El Shaddai.  For Uematsu I would never miss any of his :)  This 7-track mini-CD is a good representation of the game music.  The artbook seems big and beefy too, not like the pamphlet Gamestop had for Xenoblade (or artbook for Catherine), even though it had some cool illustrations too..

          • MrSirFeatherFang

            Yeah I get tax from Newegg… that is until I shipped it to my uncle’s house lol. Bad part is I don’t know how often I can see my uncle lol.
            I feel uneasy when I don’t see preorder bonuses in the description as well.

            For Persona 4 Arena I personally emailed Atlus, but I was an idiot. After checking the official site, Newegg was indeed a retailer that has the CD come with the game. (the guy was nice, but he thought i asked about P4 Golden and answered no, but then quickly realized his mistake and emailed me again)

            I really love the Pokemon soundtracks… I think nostalgia has really blinded me but I really do love them. Unfortunately I think with every release the OSTs have a very low print.
            I like how big the artbook looks as well. I think it’ll be easier to position it vertically and put it on a book shelf or something. Once I get a bookcase (that is) I can finally try and organize my stuff so I can look it them.

  • scratchbach

    Pre-ordered since first announced. Great to have a release date!

  • idofgrahf

    would buy it if it weren’t for the fact I already have a European version 

  • Enma_Kozato

    Well, hey, I just put a preorder on this two days ago.

    EDIT: IRK. I fly back to Korea on the 13th >8v

  • AnimusVox

    God thing is that I’ll have the money before hand to preorder this and hopefully get the artbook with it. Had to cancel my previous preorder due to money issues.

  • Neat! I think I’ll head to amazon now! *comes back* Now I have a reason to play the Wii again!

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