by Mike Bendel on July 4, 2012 @ 2:25 pm
Square Enix has finally responded to the countless fan pleas for more Final Fantasy 7 with a… wait for it… re-release of Final Fantasy 7 on PC. Announced today, the PC offering will feature 36 unlockable achievements and cloud saving. Additionally, for those adverse to grinding, Square Enix has included a “Character Boosting” feature that allows players to pad their character’s HP, MP, and Gil count at will.
You might ask, what’s the point? Final Fantasy 7 actually hit PC awhile back, but the original release isn’t directly compatible with modern-day operating systems. At least, not without modification. Many have opted to emulate the PSOne version instead.
To be clear, this isn’t a full-blown remake. It’s mostly a direct port with a few tweaks added in — as the asking price of £7.99 ($12.50 USD) suggests. It’s also “exclusive” to Square Enix’s digital download store, meaning a Steam release is seemingly not planned. Catch the trailer after the break.
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