In an announcement that will make a lot of FINAL FANTASY IX fans happy, Square Enix today announced it is now available for the PlayStation 4. The release includes quite a few enhancements from the original game that was released in 2000, including HD movies and character models, auto-save functionality, and more.
Full information on the release, as well as artwork, screens from the game and the announcement trailer is below courtesy of their press release.
TIMELESS CLASSIC FINAL FANTASY IX NOW AVAILABLE ON PLAYSTATION 4
Fan Favorite Includes Trophy Support, Share Functionality, Remote Play for Current Generation Console
Originally released in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX for the PlayStation®4 gives players the chance to relive a classic with various enhancements, including:
- High-definition movies and character models
- Auto-save functionality
- Seven optional booster features, including high speed mode and no encounter mode, the Master All Abilities booster, which will allow players to automatically master equipped weapons and gear, as well as features to maximize character levels, magic stone counts and gil
- PlayStation®4 trophy support, share functionality and remote play with the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system
Fans who purchase from the PlayStation®Store will also receive an original PlayStation®4 custom theme designed by Toshiyuki Itahana and eight PlayStation™Network avatars.
In celebration of its release, the game will be available for the discounted price of $16.79 until September 26, and will then be priced at $20.99.