Finally, after quite a while, we mobile gamers have a chance to get our hands on the missing title in the Final Fantasy series on mobile. Final Fantasy VIII was always a very beloved title among gamers after it was released back in early 1999 and now with a bunch of improvements, the remastered version of the game is now available on mobile.
About Final Fantasy VIII Remastered
Final Fantasy VIII was first released on February 11, 1999. Beloved by fans, this title has garnered a great deal of popularity even compared to other installments in the Final Fantasy franchise, selling more than 9.6 million units worldwide. And now players can enjoy Final Fantasy VIII on their mobile. With renewed character CG, the world of Final Fantasy VIII is now more beautiful than ever before. Additional features such as Battle Assist and 3x Speed are added to increase the gaming experience to a higher level.
What are the system requirements to run Final Fantasy VIII?
To run the game, you’ll need more than 2 gigs of RAM, Android 6.0 or higher, or iOS 13.0 or higher while the download size for the game is close to 2.55 GB and it will be the only major download aside from upcoming updates. Make sure that you have enough space for the game because it’s quite a big one.
Things you need to remember before playing the game
Speaking about updates, features like Cloud Saves and controller support aren’t a part of the game yet but are promised in future updates. Also, there are a few bugs that the developers are aware of and have warned players about. Saving your game often is recommended. This is because at times you might have to load a save if your game gets stuck. Aside from that, the game has features like Guardian Force (G.F.), Drawing, Junctioning, Battle Assists, No Encounters and 3x Speed.
Where can I download Final Fantasy VIII?
For those people who’re interested in buying the game, it’s available for $16.99 from 25th March 2021 to 4th April 2021. The game is available as a launch discount and will go up to $20.99 afterward on the Google Play Store. You can get the game from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from Apple App Store for iOS devices.
All that being said, it’s pretty cool that the much anticipated game is finally open to mobile gamers. It does have a few bugs but in upcoming updates, they’ll probably be fixed soon with future updates.
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