LOS ANGELES (Oct. 27, 2021) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced that the next entry in the highly praised FINAL FANTASY® pixel remaster series, FINAL FANTASY V, will come to life with upgraded pixel graphics and audio, as a faithful 2D pixel remaster in North America on November 10 for Steam® and mobile platforms.
FINAL FANTASY V presents the story of a young man and his Chocobo, who find themselves drawn toward friends that will change their destiny. When the crystals that balance the powers of the world are threatened, the king hastens to the rescue...only to go missing. Well-regarded for its deep and customizable job system, which allows players to freely select jobs for their characters to master, FINAL FANTASY V supports many different playstyles and expands on the iconic Active Time Battle system, which made its debut in FINAL FANTASY IV.
This new version of FINAL FANTASY V will feature many improvements and updates, including:
- Universally updated 2D pixel graphics redrawn for modern hardware, featuring iconic FINAL FANTASY character pixel designs created by the original artist and current collaborator, Kazuko Shibuya
- Beautifully rearranged soundtracks, overseen by the original composer, Nobuo Uematsu
- Improved gameplay, including modernized UI, auto-battle options, and more
- Quality-of-life improvements including supplemental extras like the bestiary, illustration gallery, music player and the ability to save at any time
Those who pre-purchase FINAL FANTASY V on Steam will receive early purchase bonuses, including three specially rearranged music tracks, two wallpapers, and a 20% discount. These special tracks transition from the iconic original versions to the new arrangements and are available through early purchase or via the bundle on Steam. The music tracks include:
- Main Theme of FINAL FANTASY V (Timelapse Remix)
- Battle at the Big Bridge (Timelapse Remix)
- A New World (Timelapse Remix)
All six games within the FINAL FANTASY pixel remaster series are available for purchase as part of the FINAL FANTASY I-VI Bundle for a further discount. More information on the bundle is available on Steam at: https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/21478.
*Games in the bundle to be available upon respected release timings
Visit the official FINAL FANTASY pixel remaster series website for more information at: https://ffpixelremaster.com/
Official Website: https://ffpixelremaster.com/
About FINAL FANTASY
For over 30 years, the FINAL FANTASY series has delighted generations of gamers and millions of players worldwide through beloved Role-Playing adventures that are built upon the benchmarks of spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds rich stories, memorable characters and technical and gameplay innovation leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from around the world. Each mainline game in the series is a completely new experience, and an ideal entry point to the series. Titles of the series have sold over 164 million units worldwide.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 164 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 83 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com
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