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Final Fantasy XII Coming To Steam This Feb

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Rae Michelle Richards

The world of Ivalice is making the jump to Windows PC on February 1st with the release of Final Fantasy 12.  Join Princess Ashe, Vaan, Basch, Fran and others as the tale of the Rozzaria’s invasion of Dalmasca unfolds. Together they’ll have to band together to liberate their homeland, in one of the most politically interesting Final Fantasy titles. 

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac age includes a number of enhancements when compared to the 2006 PlayStation 2 original.  Along with the improved HD resolution support, The Zodiac Age also includes new texture work, a 60 FPS cap and all of the improvements found within Final Fantasy XII: International, which never saw release in the west. 

Here’s a list of the major enhancements found within Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age on PC: 

  • 60FPS – Ivalice will look better than ever with the game running at 60FPS. 
  • Compatible with 21:9 ultra-wide monitors – Up to three HD monitors can be used for a potential 48(16×3):9 experience. 
  • New Game Plus and New Game Minus – Post-game content modes are now accessible from the beginning of the game. 
  • Three background music options – The original, re-orchestrated and soundtrack versions are now available from the beginning of the game. 
  • Maximized License Points and Gil – New functionality added to grant players max License Points and Gil from the configuration screen. 
  • Full controller support, Steam Trading Cards and more to optimize the PC player experience. 

Through the first week of the game’s launch on February 1st, Square Enix will be offering a 20% discount through the Steam Store.  

Here are the minimum and recommended specs: 

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows Win 7-64bit or later
Processor: Pentium G3260 @ 3.0GHz (2 cores)
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: nVidia GTX 660 or AMD equivalent w/ 2GB VRAM
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 50 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows Win 7-64bit or later
Processor: I5-4460 @ 3.2GHz (4 cores)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: nVidia GTX 980 or AMD equivalent w/ 4GB VRAM
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 50 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
Additional Notes: Screen resolution: 1920×1080. Depending on the monitor and PC graphics card environment and setup used, this title can expand its display resolution to 4K. However, please be aware that 4K resolutions are not officially supported.


Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Story Trailer Released

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

A brand new Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age trailer has been released ahead of E3 2017. This trailer focuses on some of the major story beats as well as a footage from the introduction cinematic (which still looks drop dead gorgeous after all of these years). Don’t worry about major spoilers as these story moments are shown out of sequence and without any context. Regardless if you’ve played the original XII or not, one thing is clear: The Zodiac Age is one beautiful remaster.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be released on PS4 and PS4 Pro on July 11th. It should be playable at E3 however you won’t have to go that far to get a taste of the game, several Best Buy stores here in Canada have had an early XII: Zodiac Age demos at their PlayStation kiosks for months.


Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age hits PS4 on July 11th

Posted on January 31, 2017 by Jason Nason

Square Enix announced today during the Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony event in Tokyo that Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age will be released on July 11th. The game will be released for PlayStation 4.

Accompanied with the announcement was a brand-new piece of key art from famed character designer and artist Akihiko Yoshida.

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age features the world of Ivalice like never before with enhanced high-definition graphics and for the first time ever, western audiences will be able to experience the Zodiac Job System, a 12-job character progression system first introduced in the Japan-only release, Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age International Zodiac System.

The title will also feature a remastered soundtrack, 7.1-surround sound, an auto-save feature, faster loading times, a new Trial Mode and more.

Check out the trailer for the game from the Tokyo Game Show



Final Fantasy XII HD Remaster Is Real, Coming 2017

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Final Fantasy XII can be heard rejoicing as Square Enix confirmed the long rumoured, and at one time accidentally leaked, FFXII Remaster for PlayStation 4.

Titled Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age this revised version of the 2006 classic includes the Zodiac Job System originally introduced in Final Fantasy XII: International, upgraded models / textures, higher resolution cinematics, 7.1 audio support and an auto save system.

No other platforms other than PS4 has been confirmed and a release outside of Japan has also not been confirmed. It is quite possible that we will see an expanded trailer for this game at Sony’s E3 press conference.

2017 is going to be a big year for the Final Fantasy brand as the first chapter of the FFVII remake is expected to be launched in time for that game’s 20th anniversary. The next numbered instalment, FFXV will be released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this fall.


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