Final Fantasy 8 Remastered Pre-Orders Available Following Release Date Announcement
FF8 returns in September.
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Update: Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is available for pre-order, selling for $20 digitally on Xbox Live, PSN, and Steam. We're not yet seeing it on the Nintendo Eshop, but with the newly announced released date fast approaching, expect to see it pop up there soon.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered has a new trailer out of Gamescom, and it's finally given us a release date for the upgraded version of Square Enix's beloved PlayStation RPG. You can watch it above.
The remaster, which was announced during E3 this year, is due out on September 3 - just two weeks away. It's coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC. It's a substantial polish on the old game, removing a lot of the blur that led to some classic memes.
This is the final PlayStation-originating Final Fantasy game that was yet to be remastered and released in HD, with Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy IX having already been updated for modern consoles. There's been speculation that the source code for Final Fantasy VIII was lost, which would also explain why the game's glow-up is so dramatic.
If you're a 90s PlayStation fan, prepare yourself for a burst of nostalgia soon.
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