Final Fantasy III update adds gallery mode, auto-battle option, more

Square Enix has delivered the February update for Final Fantasy III that redesigns the UI, adds new features, and more.

On PC, the game’s UI has been optimized to work with gamepads and “small adjustments” have been made to keyboard, mouse, and touch screen controls. In addition, the game now supports 21:9 displays.

The February update also introduces a new auto-battle option that will play battles at twice the normal speed. While in auto-battle, characters will repeat their last action.

Finally, a Gallery Mode has been added to the game that shows illustrations of the game, characters, and settings, and also contains the game’s entire soundtrack. Take a look at the full patch notes below:

  • Completely new interface
    • Gamepad compatibility has been optimized.
    • Small adjustments to keyboard, mouse, and touch panel operations have also been made.
  • Full-screen now available
    • Full-screen display now available until 21:9.
    • Gallery Mode Added: illustrations of the game, characters, and settings documents can be seen. Additionally, the entire soundtrack can be listened to.
    • Auto-battle Function Added: Players can now switch to auto-battle mode, which allows battles to take place at twice the speed. In auto-battle, characters will repeat the last action they were doing.
    • The following language settings are available:
      • Chinese (Simplified)
      • Chinese (Traditional)
      • Korean
      • Thai
      • Japanese
    • Small bugs have been fixed.

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