Square Enix has announced the digital release of the much-loved Final Fantasy pixel remaster series for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on April 19, 2023. Previously exclusive to Steam and mobile platforms, the series includes the first six installments of the legendary franchise. The remastered games maintain the charm of the original pixel art while incorporating modern quality-of-life improvements.
The PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions of the Final Fantasy pixel remaster series will boast unique features, such as the option to toggle between rearranged and original soundtracks. Players can also choose between the default in-game font and a pixel-based alternative. Additionally, these versions will offer new gameplay options, such as the ability to disable random encounters and adjust experience gain multipliers ranging from 0 to 4.
Fans can purchase the six remastered titles individually or bundled together in the Final Fantasy I-VI Bundle, available for digital purchase through the PlayStation Store or Nintendo eShop and pre-orders for the Nintendo Switch version have already begun. Those who purchase the Nintendo Switch version by May 25, 2023, will receive two themed wallpapers for each game purchased from the seriesand those who purchase the complete bundle will receive all 12 themed wallpapers.
Between April 19 and May 25, 2023, players who buy the digital edition of the games on PlayStation 4 will receive a theme and avatar corresponding to each game in the series. Purchasing the complete Final Fantasy I-VI Bundle will grant players all six themes and six avatars.
In addition to the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch release, the Final Fantasy pixel remaster series is also available as part of the Final Fantasy I-VI Bundle on Steam, the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store.
The digital launch of the pixel remaster series on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch promises to bring the magic of the original Final Fantasy games to a new generation of fans, while offering long-time enthusiasts a fresh and immersive experience.