Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition – Announcement

Posted on 10 Feb 2022

As part of last night’s Nintendo Direct, Square Enix announced Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition, a remaster of the legendary PlayStation RPG. As well as the expected graphical improvements and toggles, the game will also include Radical Dreamers – Le Tresor Interdit, a text adventure that was part of the Satellaview broadcasts in Japan back in 1996. That alone makes it a little special. Chrono Cross is releasing for PC and consoles on 7 April 2022.

Official Press Release


LONDON (Feb 9, 2022) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced CHRONO CROSS™: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION, will be available digitally for the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) console, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One and Steam® on April 7th, 2022. Players will embark on an epic adventure that transcends time and space, with refined illustrations from original character designer, Nobuteru Yuuki, remastered music from acclaimed composer, Yasunori Mitsuda, and a variety of additional features.

CHRONO CROSS, which was never before released in Europe, returns as a remaster in CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION. Follow the story of Serge, who stumbles into another world and learns of the connection between his existence and the future of his planet. A classic time-bending tale of adventure and friendship, featuring one of the largest and most diverse casts of playable characters of any RPG. With over 40 potential party members, each character brings their own element affinity and unique skills. Additionally, “RADICAL DREAMERS – Le Trésor Interdit -“, a text-based adventure video game released for Sattelaview in 1996, which forms the bedrock of the story, is also included in this edition.

A new trailer unveiled today provides a first look at the title. To watch the CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION Trailer, visit:

Players can look forward to some exciting new features, such as:

  • 3D models converted to HD
  • Brand new artwork and character redesign by Nobuteru Yuuki
  • Refined background music by Yasunori Mitsuda
  • Switch enemy encounters on or off
  • Background filter feature
  • Battle enhancement features
  • Auto-battle function
  • French, Italian, German and Spanish localization now added
  • Switch between imitation pixel font and HD font
  • The inclusion of Radical Dreamers, never before released in the West.
  • Players can choose between playing with original or updated graphics

*The 3D models, illustrations, font and background filter cannot be toggled separately. They will all be switched together.

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