Xbox One owners will have a chance to see all of Lightning and Serah’s story on November 13, 2018. During the XO18 presentation, Microsoft revealed that Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2, and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will become part of the Xbox One backwards compatibility library.
In addition to becoming backwards compatible, Xbox One X owners will notice additional changes. All three Final Fantasy XIII trilogy games will be Xbox One X Enhanced games. While the specific details were not revealed for these three titles, games that are Xbox One X Enhanced can feature improvements like improved resolutions, better or more stable framerates, and decreased loading times.
The Final Fantasy XIII trilogy begins with Final Fantasy XIII, where Lightning, Snow, Hope, Sazh, Vanille, and Fang are all l’Cie who have been given a Focus, a mission to complete, by beings known as fal’Cie. Serah, Lightning’s sister and Snow’s fiance, and Dajh, Sazh’s son, are also l’Cie, and the group is fighting to save them and their home, Cocoon. In Final Fantasy XIII-2, Serah and Noel travel through time to resolve paradoxes, in the hope of restoring the timeline and saving both Noel’s future and the world. In Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Lightning has about two weeks to save people before the world ends.
All three Final Fantasy XIII games are available for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.