Final Fantasy VIII News

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Final Fantasy VIII - 18 hours ago

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered will be a digital release only, VIII surpasses 9.6 million sold

There were some reports or rumours that Final Fantasy VIII Remastered would see a physical release of some kind but Square Enix Japan has confirmed that all versions will only be sold digitally. This is zero surprise since Final Fantasy ...

Final Fantasy VIII - 18 hours ago

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered launches September 3 on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC

Square Enix has made a surprise announcement during Gamescom 2019 that Final Fantasy VIII Remastered will be released on September 3, 2019. It will be available on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation 4, Xbox Store for Xbox One, Nintend...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 4 days ago

Check out how Squall plays in Mobius Final Fantasy

The Mobius Final Fantasy team have released a new video to showcase the latest Ultimate Hero in the game, Squall Leonhart. It shows a few moves along with the Lion Heart Limit Break. In case you didn't know there's two versi...


Mobius Final Fantasy - 10 days ago

Final Fantasy VIII: The Sleeping Lion now available in the global version of Mobius Final Fantasy

The Mobius Final Fantasy team are celebrating the global version of the game's 3rd anniversary with the launch of the collaboration event Final Fantasy VIII: The Sleeping Lion. Episode 1, Part 1 arrived on August 1 alongside the arrival ...

Final Fantasy VIII - 2 months ago

Final Fantasy VIII finally coming to PS4, Xbox One and Switch in 2019, PC gets exclusives

In news that has no doubt pleased many, Square Enix has finally announced that they will release Final Fantasy VIII on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch worldwide in 2019 while also re-releasing it on PC in celebration of the game's 20th an...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 6 months ago

Mobius Final Fantasy to conclude its Final Fantasy VIII event in Japan on March 1

Square Enix has revealed that the final part of their large scale Final Fantasy VIII 20th anniversary event in Mobius Final Fantasy will be released in the Japanese version of the game on March 1, 2019. Square Enix also released a new tr...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 9 months ago

Mobius Final Fantasy presents Final Fantasy VIII in high definition with its new event

Square Enix Business Division 1, the team behind Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X-2, Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII as well as the Final Fantasy VII Remake is giving fans a dose of Final Fantasy VIII in...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 9 months ago

Squall is going to be a playable character in Mobius Final Fantasy for everyone

In the latest livestream for the Japanese version of Mobius Final Fantasy, producer Yoshinori Kitase and project leader Takashi Shiraga have given a first look at the upcoming Final Fantasy VIII event. The event will be released across December till February 2019 in the Japanese version. The first region will be Balamb...

Mobius Final Fantasy - 11 months ago

Final Fantasy VIII 20th anniversary event coming to Mobius Final Fantasy

Square Enix has announced during their Tokyo Game Show 2018 livestream for Mobius Final Fantasy that (as I predicted) they will be holding a Final Fantasy VIII collaboration event in the game to celebrate it's 20th anniversary. It will be coming to the Japanese version this Winter and will come to...


Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

Rinoa Heartilly arrives in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Square Enix and developer Team Ninja have now added Final Fantasy VIII's Rinoa Heartilly to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. You'll have to purchase her of course from the PlayStation Store for $7.29 / €5,99 / £4.99 unless you have the Season Pass. Two additional add-ons are also available. First the Party Dress...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy VIII event brings Squall and Rinoa to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Developer gumi has announced that a Final Fantasy VIII event will begin in the global version of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius on August 3rd that will finally bring Squall Leonhart and Rinoa Heartilly to the game. But they are not the only characters from Final Fantasy VIII also arriving on August...

Final Fantasy VIII - 2 years ago

Kitase rules out a modern turn based battle system, VIII not getting ported to iOS or PS4 right now

Yoshinori Kitase, the legendary producer behind the Final Fantasy X and XIII series and right now Mobius Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy VII Remake was kind enough to answer some fan questions with Edamame Arcade Channel. A lot of the answers debunked fan theories but Kitase also ruled out a "truly...


Final Fantasy IX - 2 years ago

Final Fantasy VII, VIII and IX launch on Yahoo! Game Plus, FFIX launches on G-cluster

Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII and Final Fantasy IX are all now available on Yahoo! Game Plus in Japan. This means you can now stream the PC versions of these 3 games in Japanese to PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices. These join Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2, Lightning Returns:...

Final Fantasy VIII - 2 years ago

Kitase answers some of the big fan theories, teases possibility of doing a remake of FFVIII

Kotaku asked legendary Final Fantasy producer Yoshinori Kitase about some of the series' biggest fan theories and Kitase kindly answered. But that's not all, for both of the Final Fantasy VIII questions Kitase mentioned if they might do something with that in a possible remake one day. This is very interesting...

Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade - 2 years ago

Ultimecia comes to Dissidia Final Fantasy

Square Enix has announced the next character coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy is Final Fantasy VIII's antagonist, Ultimecia Ultimecia appeared in both of the PlayStation Portable games. This leaves Cloud of Darkness, Golbez and Gabranth from the original game to appear in the arcade game. It also leaves Final Fantasy III,...


Square Enix - 4 years ago

Massive Final Fantasy Sale On PSN Going On Now

In case you're missing some of your favorite Final Fantasy games in your collection, this week Square Enix is having a massive sale on many of their games. Final Fantasy Games Dissidia Final Fantasy (PSP/Vita) - $9.99 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy (PSP/Vita) - $19.99 Final Fantasy III (PSP/Vita) - $9.99 Final Fantasy IV: The Complete...

Final Fantasy VIII - 5 years ago

Man At Arms Takes On Squall's Gunblade

For anyone who loves Squall's gunblade from Final Fantasy VIII, this is a real treat. Man At Arms on YouTube have released their newest addition to their weapons collection, the gunblade. Man At Arms is a YouTube show made up of a team of blacksmiths and craftsman who build beautiful working...

Final Fantasy VIII - 6 years ago

Final Fantasy VIII Is Now On Steam

After much speculation, Final Fantasy VIII has now joined the ranks of Steam titles, giving fans a chance to relive the adventure of Squall and his team. There are a few updates with this version, one of which is the Magic Booster which powers players' spells. The Steam version has also...