Final Fantasy XII Remaster Announced; Coming In 2017

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Square Enix’s biggest franchise, Final Fantasy, is getting another remaster for the PS4 next year.

Final Fantasy XII originally released back in 2006, and received very favorable reviews all-round. Square Enix announced that a remaster for the game is currently in development, and is set to release for the PS4 in 2017. It will feature improved visuals and gameplay elements, and will be titled  “Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.”

The announcement came with a couple of new screenshots and a short 2-minute teaser trailer, showcasing the clearly improved graphics and some bits of the classic Final Fantasy fighting sequences.

In other news, Final Fantasy XV got a new trailer for its feature film, Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, earlier this month. There was also new gameplay details revealed for it that you can check out since they were pretty interesting. Final Fantasy XV releases on September 30, 2016, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Here’s what’s in store with the new Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.

  • Features the Zodiac Job System, a 12-job character progression system first introduced in the 2007 title.
  • Latest-generation high-definition graphical capabilities, including characters and movie scenes fully remastered in high-definition.
  • True 7.1 surround sound, including high-definition voicing and newly recorded background music utilizing the current generation of sound production.
  • Option to switch between the original and the newly remastered soundtrack.
  • New trial mode where players can take on monsters and enemies in up to 100 successive battles
  • Modern gameplay advancements including PlayStation ® 4 system trophy support and share functionalities, auto-save and shortened loading times
  • An endless amount of gameplay and adventure including hunts, battles, and mini-games

Square Enix states that it will show off more of the game at the upcoming E3 2016, which takes place later this month.