January 21, 2022

Last Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster delayed, with bonus for individuals who wait


Earlier this yr, Sq. Enix introduced the Last Fantasy Pixel Remasters on a fairly tight launch timeline. The corporate initially deliberate to have all of them out inside 2021, however with simply a few weeks left within the yr and no signal of Last Fantasy VI – the ultimate Pixel Remaster of the bunch – we have been beginning to marvel if the sport would make it out in time. We are able to cease questioning as a result of Sq. Enix has confirmed that Last Fantasy VI has been delayed.

Picture supply: Sq. Enix

Fortunately, the delay isn’t an enormous one. In a single day, Sq. Enix took to Twitter to announce that the Last Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster has been delayed till February 2022. The corporate stated the delay would give it time to not solely end improvement but additionally apply polish and make it “the very best expertise attainable for gamers.”

Whereas it’s by no means notably nice to listen to about delays, this one has a silver lining. Sq. Enix says that it is going to be including further pre-order gadgets that might be accessible to those that have already bought the Last Fantasy Pixel Remaster Bundle or pre-order Last Fantasy VI as a standalone product.

Despite the fact that Sq. Enix’s tweet doesn’t inform us what these bonus gadgets are, a Steam information publish for Last Fantasy VI delivers the products. Along with the 2 wallpapers and three timelapse remix tracks already included within the pre-order bonuses for Last Fantasy VI, Sq. Enix may also give gamers a timelapse remix of Locke’s Theme, an instrumental model of Aria di Mezzo Carattere, and two further wallpapers every for Last Fantasy I-VI.

Sq. Enix might be proper to take some further time on Last Fantasy VI, given the sport’s reputation among the many Last Fantasy participant base. Last Fantasy VI is extensively regarded to be top-of-the-line Last Fantasy titles ever made, maybe rivaled solely by Last Fantasy VII. It’s secure to say that followers who grew up within the SNES period have fond reminiscences of Last Fantasy VI, so getting the Pixel Remaster proper might be a giant deal for Sq. Enix (or no less than it ought to be).

Up up to now, Sq. Enix had been releasing Pixel Remasters at a reasonably first rate clip. They have been first revealed at E3 2021, and within the six months because the present, Sq. Enix has managed to get the Pixel Remasters for the primary 5 Last Fantasy video games out the door.

Whereas sure traditional Last Fantasy video games have been beforehand accessible on PC in a single type or one other, that is the primary time that each one six traditional Last Fantasy titles might be accessible on the platform. We have been impressed sufficient with the Last Fantasy Pixel Remasters that they obtained a point out in our Finest Video games of 2021 round-up, so right here’s hoping that Sq. Enix sticks the touchdown with Last Fantasy VI. There’s no concrete launch date for Last Fantasy VI but, however we’ll let you already know when that adjustments.

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