Final Fantasy VIII is coming to Xbox One consoles next month, Pre-orders now open

Brad Stephenson

Final Fantasy VIII video game on Xbox One

The popular video game, Final Fantasy VIII, is finally getting the modern re-release treatment and will be available on Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles as Final Fantasy VIII Remastered on September 3rd.

This release of Final Fantasy VIII features all of the content from the original versions and has been upgraded with a fresh HD resolution and character models, an option to disable random encounters, and a variety of settings for speeding up gameplay and reducing the grind.

The game can be pre-ordered on Xbox One here. Here’s the official game description and trailer:

It is a time of war. The Republic of Galbadia, under the influence of the sorceress Edea, mobilises its great armies against the other nations of the world. Squall and other members of SeeD, an elite mercenary force, join hands with Rinoa, a resistance fighter, to fight against Galbadia’s tyrannical rule and to prevent Edea from fulfilling her ultimate goal.

This product is a remaster of FINAL FANTASY VIII, featuring multiple enhancements including additional options to customise your gameplay experience and difficulty.

This will be the first time Final Fantasy VIII has been released on an Xbox console. It joins a plethora of other Final Fantasy games which have also launched on Xbox One recently including Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy VII, and Final Fantasy IX.

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Developer: SQUARE ENIX
Price: $19.99