Dissidia Final Fantasy’s Menu Details

Dissidia Final Fantasy

Update: I’ve made a quick guide for beginners here.

Famitsu uploaded four direct screens of their latest report on Dissidia Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy IV’s Barbariccia above is one of the latest summons to be revealed (Leviathan and Bomb can be seen in the scans). There are character arts of Cefca, branded as a Trickster by the developers, and Tina, a Magic Master. Let’s get to the menu, something important for us importer and non-Japanese speaker :)

Dissidia Final Fantasy

Story Mode
Select a character, battle your way through and check out their story. Story will be different based on the character you selected.
Quick Battle
No story elements here, just head straight into fighting. Experience points earned in these fights can be carried over to the Story Mode.
Communication Mode
Fight with your friends via the Ad Hoc Mode here. “Surechigai Tsushin” is mentioned here too, not sure about the details but Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G or Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus players will be familiar with this. It basically involves turning on your game and the Wi-Fi mode all the time so that when another player who do the same is around, there will be some form of data exchange.
PP Catalog
Buy costumes and battle BGM here with your PP, the points your character earned from battles in Story Mode and Quick Battle.
Check out movies unlocked in the game or battle BGM purchased in PP Catalog.
Player Data
Beside normal stuff like changing your name, it seems that you can plan your play time here.

Adjust all the typical game settings here. Data Install can be found here as well.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

The Customize Menu found under Player Data, the Chocobo in the screen will move forward as you fight more battles. When it touches an item on the screen, there will be extra experience points or special items for you.

Abilities, Items, Accessories, Summons and EX Mode
The first five menu items, customize these items here.
During battles, there will be conditions like inflicting certain amount of Brave Point damage to a character that can invoke Battlerize, a system that will unlock certain materials. These materials can then be used to exchange for rare items in the Shop.
Get even more items by playing through missions.

Buy items with Gils earned during battles.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

As mentioned previously, there are options to install certain amount of data to your Memory Stick to reduce the load time. Another nice touch is you can choose to install 245Mb, 373Mb or 528Mb of data and the installation screen is Final Fantasy V.

14 Responses to “Dissidia Final Fantasy’s Menu Details

  1. Jay-C

    man, there are soooooooo much things in this one game!!!!! well done SE! well done! this definitely could represent the 20 years of FF!

    November 18th, 2008 at 11:32 am
  2. Metallimaniac

    ahh!!! i was hoping for some sort of costume option. Squall’s SeeD costume and maybe a zack costume for Cloud would be kewl
    not long til its out now :)

    November 20th, 2008 at 7:48 am
  3. FinalFantasyFan


    There will be a costume option. Every character will have at least one alternate costume. As you hoped, Squall’s will be his SeeD costume, but Cloud’s will be his AC costume, which makes much more sense, as Zack and Cloud have different fighting styles. They’d have to make him fight differently in the alt costume.

    December 13th, 2008 at 9:26 am
  4. Dattebayo

    zidane look wired.

    December 18th, 2008 at 1:29 pm
  5. non japanese weeaboo

    why would you say zidane looks wired? what hes a robot to you or something?

    December 19th, 2008 at 5:52 pm
  6. fffan

    hi.anyone know how do i unlock/buy the costumes?as there are several items we can buy but i dont wanna go through 1 by 1 to get to them.

    December 20th, 2008 at 2:17 am
  7. ninjabrot

    hi somebody have an idea how to unlock the judge gabranth and shantotto

    December 20th, 2008 at 9:53 pm
  8. fffan

    hi,u can buy characters at pp catalog,the 1st 10 items.
    they are characters.

    December 21st, 2008 at 12:36 am
  9. thelostsanchez

    Cloud vs Kefka

    hmm… gonna be funny, kefkas gonna get raaaped

    December 21st, 2008 at 1:53 am
  10. xavier

    ok the firts 10 options are characters, but i want to know where are the customes ?

    December 22nd, 2008 at 6:44 pm
  11. fffan

    costumes are those worth 300 pp.
    but they are not in order bcoz some characters hv more than 1 costumes.
    anyway,after buying them,go to customize screen and click triangle.u will see the form change.(as in the japanese word oh the right top of your screen.

    hope it helps.

    December 23rd, 2008 at 1:56 am
  12. xavier

    awesome !!
    thanks man

    December 23rd, 2008 at 2:50 pm
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