Nintendo has revealed that some unbelievable Final Fantasy titles that had been beforehand launched for PlayStation console can be coming to the Nintendo Switch. It’s been not too long ago revealed that Final Fantasy VII will launch on Nintendo Switch on March 26 whereas Final Fantasy IX will launch for Switch immediately, February 13. Final Fantasy XII, X, and X-2 are anticipated to nonetheless be launched for the console someday later this 12 months.
The preliminary announcement, which was made throughout September’s Nintendo Direct, began with the reveal of Final Fantasy XII for Switch, which is sensible when you think about that it seems to be a port of the not too long ago launched Final Fantasy XII remaster, The Zodiac Age. So far as that goes, you possibly can count on the Switch model of the sport to function lots of the enhancements and content material additions we noticed in that remaster. It additionally would not appear that the Switch model will undergo any form of visible downgrades.
We know rather less in regards to the ports of X/X-2, however our guess is that they are going to be based mostly on the latest upgraded variations of these titles. As for whether or not or not the Switch variations of those video games will function any extra content material or upgrades…properly, we’ll simply have to attend and see.
We additionally can not help however marvel why Final Fantasy VIII is not on this listing of upcoming remakes. We’re tempted to counsel it has one thing to do with the sport’s controversial legacy as a disappointing follow-up to the legendary Final Fantasy VII, nevertheless it’s extra seemingly based mostly on some form of enterprise determination or difficulty that is stopping Nintendo from releasing the sport right now.
It could be unbelievable to see Nintendo launch a few of the different traditional Final Fantasy titles that when referred to as Nintendo platforms their house. Until then, we’ll simply be glad to obtain a few of these Switch ports alongside the opposite Final Fantasy titles which are coming to the Switch.
Oh, and do not forget that Square Enix remains to be planning on releasing the controversial – however underrated – Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles someday in 2019. Sadly, there isn’t any definitive launch date for that port out there right now.
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