Square Enix has announced a remastered version of Final Fantasy VIII for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. It will be out later this year.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered seems to be a port of the PC version of Final Fantasy 8 but with new assets and improvements. Get a look at it in the announcement trailer below.
Here is an overview of the game as shared by Square Enix.
Coming in 2019, Final Fantasy VIII Remastered marks the 20th Anniversary of its original release with a new visual refresh and brings the game’s beloved story to modern platforms: Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. With overhauled visuals, see your favorite characters come to life like never before!
- Battle Reinforcement: Keeps HP and ATB at maximum, allowing special skills to be activated at any time.
- No Encounters: Turn on / off battle encounters.
- Triple Speed: All scenes advance at three times the speed (excluding movies).
Final Fantasy 8 Remastered will release on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2019.