Final Fantasy pixel remasters launch next month

Square Enix has announced that its pixel remasters of Final Fantasy I, II, and III will be coming to PC and mobile on July 28th.

The new pixel remaster series features redrawn 2D pixel character and background graphics and rearranged soundtracks that have been overseen by original composer Nobuo Uematsu. Players can also expect improved gameplay, a modernized UI, an auto-battle option, and support for controllers and touch controls.

“We are rearranging all the music tracks this time. One of the first ideas I had was to make sure to stay faithful to the originals, but of course I couldn’t just leave it in the original 3-tone sound, so they have been built up into full-scale tracks,” composer Nobuo Uematsu said. “I have made sure that the original atmosphere has been retained and each can be listened to as separate music pieces, so that fans can enjoy.”

The pixel remasters of Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, and Final Fantasy III will be available from July 28th. Remasters of Final Fantasy IV, V, and VI are also planned and are due to release later this year.

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