The comic books

  • Arc Fatigue: Myth Stall: The first album came out in 1984 and XIII only find out his identity in the penultimate, which came out in 2007.
  • Broken Base: Many fans of the earlier albums consider those following "The Trial" as pure cash cow milking.
    • It got worse with the new series after "The Last Round" and the XIII Mystery spin-off series.
  • They Copied It, So It Sucks: There are criticism for the similarities with the Jason Bourne franchise.

The video game