Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Release Date Revealed With New Footage

Square Enix continues to make big news at gamescom 2019. Fans have been eagerly anticipating the release of Final Fantasy VIII Remastered ever since it was announced. It looks like we won’t have to wait much longer.

The game will make it’s digital debut on PlayStation 4, the Xbox One family, Nintendo Switch and Steam on September 3rd. Here is the reveal trailer:

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 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).

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of this classic Final Fantasy story. You can pre-order at

Photo Credit: Square Enix

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