Final Fantasy game developer, Square Enix, has finally revealed that ‘pixel remaster’ versions of the first six Final Fantasy games will be coming to the Nintendo Switch and Sony’s PlayStation 4 gaming consoles. The company announced via a blog post that the Pixel Remastered version of the Final Fantasy series will be coming to Switch and PS4 in the spring of 2023.
To recall, Square Enix had said during its E3 2021 presentation last year that the first six games in the Final Fantasy series would soon be getting pixel-perfect makeovers. At that time, the company also said that these special edition games would soon be available on Steam and mobile platforms. Now, nearly a year and a half after the announcement, the game maker has detailed its plans to bring these games to Switch and PS4. Although the exact date of availability is still unknown.
The Final Fantasy Pixel Remastered series is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
Experience these classics individually or as a bundle when they launch digitally in Spring 2023.
– Final Fantasy (@FinalFantasy) December 18, 2022
In its blog, Square Enix stated that the digital versions of all six titles in the Final Fantasy Pixel Remastered series can be purchased individually or as a bundle. The standard bundled version of the games for Nintendo Switch and PS4 costs 64.99 euros (roughly Rs. 5,702).
In addition, the companies also announced the availability of the 35th Anniversary Edition of the Final Fantasy I–VI Pixel Remastered series. Special edition box includes the Final Fantasy I-VI collection, Anniversary edition good box, a bonus lenticular sleeve for the game package, a vinyl record set featuring newly arranged game music on two records, with special cover artwork by Kazuko Shibuya is a special 128-paged artbook featuring Final Fantasy character pixel art and eight stylized pixel art character figures in window packaging. This collector’s edition version for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 gaming platforms is priced at 244.99 euros (roughly Rs. 21,500).
As far as availability goes, the 35th Anniversary Edition of Final Fantasy I-VI Pixel Remastered Series for PS4 and Nintendo Switch is available for pre-order on Square Enix’s platform. According to a report in Engadget, Square Enix is expected to release the Anniversary Edition on May 31, 2023. It also cautioned that international orders could take up to five weeks to ship.
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