Square Enix have today launched Final Fantasy VIII Remastered on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC, finally giving gamers the opportunity to experience Squall’s adventure (and the best mini-game in any RPG, Triple Triad) in HD with some swanky new visuals improvements.
Marking the 20th anniversary of the game’s original release, Final Fantasy VIII Remastered features newly rendered visuals that breathe life into the game’s characters like never before. Players step into the shoes of SeeD recruit Squall Leonhart and resistance fighter Rinoa Heartilly as they work together to save the world from the military nation of Galbadia.
The remastered version includes the following boosts to enhance the experience:
– Battle Assist: The ability to always have maxed out HP and ATB, and trigger Limit Breaks at any time.
– No Encounters: An enemy encounter option that allows players to enjoy the storyline uninterrupted. While enemy encounters are turned off, players can still enjoy the story’s event battles.
– 3x Speed Boost: Play through the game with three times the speed.
= The Steam version will also receive additional functions, including All Items (possess all items except for a few certain items), All Abilities, GF Max Level, Max Gil, Max Magic, All Limit Breaks, and All Cards (possess max number of Triple Triad Cards except for Rare Cards).