A number of territories in Asia, including Japan, Hong Kong, and other places that are tragically not North America, will be receiving a really cool, free application as a PlayStation Plus offerings. Fans of classic JRPG Xenogears will especially be pleased. Xenogears Original Soundtrack Revival – The First and the Last – PlayStation Plus Edition will drop on August 29, 2018. This is a limited release, which will be available until October 31, 2018. It will cease to function on November 30, 2018.
Originally released on the Square Enix store in April 2018, Xenogears Original Soundtrack Revival Disc – The First and the Last is part of Square Enix’s soundtrack Blu-ray disc line. The set features a combination of newly-remastered Xenogears music from Yasunori Mitsuda and in-game footage. The PlayStation Plus version is converted into a PS4 application, which supports multiple languages (including English). Users who have been PlayStation Plus members for at least two months will also get a Xenogears PS4 theme when they download the app.
Here are the official details, from the Square Enix store listing of the Blu-ray version:
- The Xenogears soundtrack makes a revival with newly-recorded arrangements.
- Contains 44 songs carefully remastered under the supervision of composer Yasunori Mitsuda. Also includes brand-new arrangement tracks featuring the ANÚNA choir.
Introducing a new way to enjoy your music!
- The Blue-ray music media, or BDM, pushes the limits of the Blu-ray disc to allow for recording of both high-resolution footage and high-fidelity audio to provide a dramatic change in the way you listen to music.
MP3 formatted songs included
- Take your songs on the go with the provided MP3 formats contained in this album! Simply import the songs through your Blu-ray device (including PlayStation 3 or PC) to enjoy the songs wherever you may be.