A Classic Final Fantasy is Seeing a Release on PlayStation 4

A classic Final Fantasy game is seeing a re-release on Sony PlayStation 4. Final Fantasy IX is available now for download on the PlayStation Network Store.

The classic Final Fantasy IX was released back in 2000 for the original Sony PlayStation. Now, 17 years later, the game is being re-released on the newest iteration of the Sony PlayStation.

The re-release will feature:

  • High Definition movies and character models
  • Auto-save Functionality
  • Seven Optional Booster Features including:
    • High Speed Mode
    • No Encounter Mode
    • Master All Abilities Booster
    • Features to maximize character levels, Magic Stone counts, and Gil
  • PlayStation 4 Trophy Support.
  • Share Dunctionality
  • Remote Play with the PlayStation Vita

Any fans of the game who purchase the re-release from the PlayStation Store will also receive an original PlayStation 4 theme designed by Toshiyuki Itahana and eight PlayStation Network avatars.

You can see the trailer for the new version, below.

The original release of Final Fantasy IX was met with critical acclaim when it first released. With critics at the time praising the battle system and the general consensus being that Final Fantasy IX was a summation of everything great with the Final Fantasy series at the time. This resulted in scores well into the 90s and some outlets giving the game a perfect 10.

Then in 2016, Final Fantasy IX was rereleased for PC users. This version of the game includes many of the improvements that the PlayStation 4 version is receiving. This includes the HD models, autosave, and the seven different boosters. This version of the game received similar scores to the original release.

Final Fantasy IX is available now on Sony’s PlayStation Network Store for the special price of $22.39 CDN. The regular price of the game will be $27.99 after the sale.


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