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Celebratory Discount Available Now Until April 4, 2021

LOS ANGELES (March 25, 2021) SQUARE ENIX® today announced that FINAL FANTASY® VIII Remastered, which released on modern consoles in 2019, is now available for Android and iOS devices. One of gaming’s most cherished RPGs, gamers can now discover the sprawling world and story of FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered on the go and all in the palm of their hand. To celebrate the mobile release, the game is available at a discount through Google Play™ and the App Store® until April 4, 2021.
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FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered features newly rendered visuals that breathe life into the game’s characters like never before. Players step into the shoes of SeeD recruit Squall Leonhart and resistance fighter Rinoa Heartilly as they work together to save the world from the military nation of Galbadia.
The remastered version includes the following boosts to enhance the experience:

  • Battle Assist: The ability to always have maxed out HP and ATB, and trigger Limit Breaks at any time.
  • No Encounters: An enemy encounter option that allows players to enjoy the storyline uninterrupted. While enemy encounters are turned off, players can still enjoy the story’s event battles.
  • 3x Speed Boost: Play through the game with three times the speed.
FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered is available now for $20.99 for Android and iOS devices. It is also available for the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PC (STEAM) and the Xbox One family of devices. For more information, visit This game is rated T (Teen) by the ESRB.
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