LONDON (July 28, 2021) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced that FINAL FANTASY, FINAL FANTASY II and FINAL FANTASY III are available today worldwide for PC (Steam®) and mobile. The release of these classic titles kicks off the pixel remaster series, which bring the six original FINAL FANTASY® games that inspired a generation of RPG fans as faithful recreations of the beloved games.
The launch of FINAL FANTASY, II and III brings these timeless adventures to Steam® and mobile platforms, with upgrades including:
- Universally updated 2D pixel graphics redrawn for modern hardware, featuring iconic FINAL FANTASY character pixel designs created by the original artist and current collaborator, Kazuko Shibuya
- Beautifully rearranged soundtracks, overseen by the original composer, Nobuo Uematsu
- Improved gameplay, including modernized UI, auto-battle options, and more
- Quality-of-life improvements including supplemental extras like the bestiary, illustration gallery, music player and the ability to save at any time
Those who purchase FINAL FANTASY, II or III by August 11 on Steam® will receive exclusive bonuses, including three specially rearranged music tracks, two exclusive wallpapers and a 20% discount per each respective title. These special tracks transition from the original versions to the new arrangements and can only be obtained via early purchase until 11th August on individual titles or via the bundle on Steam. The select music tracks include:
- FINAL FANTASY - Main Theme (Timelapse Remix), Matoya’s Cave (Timelapse Remix) and Battle (Timelapse Remix)
- FINAL FANTASY II - Battle Theme 1 (Timelapse Remix), The Rebel Army (Timelapse Remix) and Main Theme (Timelapse Remix)
- FINAL FANTASY III - Battle 1 (Timelapse Remix), Eternal Wind (Timelapse Remix) and The Boundless Ocean (Timelapse Remix)
Each of these tracks have been given new arrangements under the full oversight of the original composer, Nobuo Uematsu.
Earth, fire, water, wind... The light that once shone within the four Crystals was lost. Darkness covered the land, until the only hope for humanity rested in legends past. Become the Warriors of Light and embark on your own journey to restore power to the Crystals and save the world.
Switch between classes to improve your characters. Traverse the vast world with your airship and other vessels. Return to the game that started it all.
FINAL FANTASY II
This epic tale begins with four young souls orphaned during the struggle between the Palamecian Empire and the rebel army. On their journey, the youths join forces with the white wizard Minwu, Prince Gordon of Kashuan, Leila the pirate, and many others. Behold the beautiful and sometimes tragic twists of fate that await you on your adventure.
FINAL FANTASY II introduced a unique skill level system that strengthens different attributes of the characters depending on their fighting style rather than levelling up. Use the key terms you learn in conversation to unlock new information and progress in the story.
This innovative game series takes an ambitious turn in this second instalment in the FINAL FANTASY series!
FINAL FANTASY III
With the power of light nearly eclipsed by the power of darkness, only the crystals' four chosen adventurers can save the world.
Experience the iconic job changing system first introduced in FINAL FANTASY III - switch jobs at will and use various abilities as you progress in the game. Choose from a variety of classes including Warrior, Monk, White Mage, Black Mage, Dragoon, Evoker or even call monsters to do your bidding with as a Summoner.
Long-time fans and newcomers can look forward to additional details and the launch of FINAL FANTASY IV, V and VI at a later date. All six games within the pixel remaster series are available for pre-purchase as the FINAL FANTASY I-VI Bundle for a further discount. More information on the bundle is available on Steam at: https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/21478.
*Games in bundle to be available upon respected release timings
Visit the official FINAL FANTASY pixel remaster series website for more information at: https://ffpixelremaster.com/
Official Website: https://ffpixelremaster.com/
Pre-order Link(s): https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/21478/FINAL_FANTASY_IVI_Bundle/
About FINAL FANTASY
For over 30 years, the FINAL FANTASY series has delighted generations of gamers and millions of players worldwide through beloved Role Playing adventures that are built upon the benchmarks of spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds rich stories, memorable characters and technical and gameplay innovation leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from around the world. Each mainline game in the series is a completely new experience, and an ideal entry point to the series. Titles of the series have sold over 163 million units worldwide.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 163 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 83 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 84 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com
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