In a surprising twist, Square Enix has not only announced the remastered version of Final Fantasy IX for the PlayStation 4 at the 2017 Tokyo Game Show but they’ve also gone ahead and released it on the PlayStation Store as well. Check out the announcement trailer for the game above.
The remastered version of Final Fantasy IX for the PS4 brings with it a slew of upgrades and new features for the game including:
- High-definition movies and character models
- Auto-save functionality
- Seven optional booster features, including high speed mode and no encounter mode, the Master All Abilities booster, which will allow players to automatically master equipped weapons and gear, as well as features to maximize character levels, magic stone counts and gil
- PlayStation®4 trophy support, share functionality and remote play with the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system
Final Fantasy IX is currently priced at only $16.79 until September 26, 2017, after which the price will go up to $20.99. Those who purchase the game will also receive an original PS4 custom theme designed by Toshiyuki Itahana as well as eight PSN avatars.