E3 2019: Final Fantasy VIII remaster coming to current gen platforms this year

Years of silence from Square Enix had left fans to wonder if Final Fantasy VIII would ever find its way to current gen platforms. We have good news.

A brand new remaster is on the way, updated for 4K resolution. No, this is not a trick. It’s not a beautiful dream. Here’s the proof, straight from Square Enix:

Your beautiful, emo son Squall returns to you at last.

Final Fantasy VIII comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC later this year. No concrete release date has been confirmed as of press time.

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David Smith

David Smith is the games and technology editor at The AU Review. He has previously worked as a freelance games journalist and critic, appearing on PC World Australia. He tweets at @RhunWords and plays the odd game at twitch.tv/RhunWords when the internet works.