Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition is Coming Soon!
Do you love the Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles? If so, there’s some news that you’re bound to be super-psyched about! The remastered edition is set to arrive in August of 2020. Talk about exciting stuff (which we could all use this year, that’s for sure)!
If this is your first time hearing about the remastered edition of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, or if you’ve heard some buzz but you want to know more, you’re in the right place! Below, we offer an overview of what you need to know about this video game that is sure to pack plenty of action, excitement, and entertainment.
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition: What You Need to Know
The original version of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, was first released in 2003. After the initial launch date of January, 2020 (which had been announced in 2018) was postponed due to numerous delays. Square Enix, the popular video game developer, has recently announced the release date of their much-anticipated remastered version of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, one of the most epic video games of all time. The release date is currently set for August 27, 2020. Talk about some good news in a year that has been filled with so much, well, not so good news.
Enix announced the launch date on Twitter, along with a trailer of the game. According to the tweet, the remastered version will feature, “enhanced visuals, memorable voiceovers, cross-platform play, and more.”
The first version of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles was only available to play on Nintendo GameCube. The Remastered Edition, however, will be released for play on numerous platforms, including PS4, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS (though it should be noted that the release dates for Android and iOS are subject to change, as per the developer). Additionally, the remastered edition will also be able to support online multiplayer cross-play on all of the platforms that it will be available on. With so many options, you’ll have no trouble accessing this game, which is definitely a major bonus over the first version.
With availability on so many different platforms and the ability to cross-play with multiplayers across all of the available platforms, there’s sure to be plenty of opportunities to enjoy tons of action and entertainment.
What’s In Store?
So, what can you expect from the remastered edition of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, one of the most popular action role-playing games of all time? Well, first and foremost, the visuals are seriously revamped, thanks to new and improved HD graphics. Just from the snippets that we have seen on the trailers, the graphics are really awesome and look super life-like.
The visuals aren’t all that has been improved; so has the audio. The enhanced sound is even better, thanks to the updated soundtrack, as well as updated voice over work from some pretty impressive talents.
The additional online multiplayer with cross-play enabled features, it’s a lot easier to play with your gamer friends, even if they are on different platforms; a major roadblock that gamers who want to enjoy multi-player have just had to deal with.
In regard to gameplay, if you played the original version, you’ll certainly take a walk down memory lane, as you’ll encounter a lot of things that you saw in the first release; however, there’s a lot of new stuff to discover in the updated version, as well as new friends to make. For example, there are updated dungeons that are a lot more challenging than in the original version, as well as a new “mimic” feature. You can collect Moogle Houses, stamps, or finish challenging dungeon quests, and then you’ll be awarded with Memory Crystals, which you can use to change the appearance of your character so that you mimic the look of other NPCs that you will come across on your journey.
How to Get It?
You can get Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, the Remastered Edition, in a hard copy form, or you can download it on your platform of choice. As long as no future delays prevent it from being released on the August 27, 2020, you should be able to access it right away. Just download or buy and start playing!
What are We Excited About?
Honestly, we were big fans of the first version of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles. We thought that both the graphics and audio were great, and we were always on the edge of our seats for the adventures that waited for us as we played. So, we’re super excited to see what the new graphics and audio will hold, as well as the new adventures that we’re promised will be awaiting us.
We’re also pumped about the new “Mimic” feature. We can’t wait to see what it will be like to take on the appearance of other characters and discover all that we will be able to do with this new-found ability. Of course, who wouldn’t be stoked about the multi-platform and multi-player capabilities? This will certainly make it a lot more enjoyable to play.