Final Fantasy IX Now on Steam

Posted on 14 Apr 2016 by
Lee Braden

Today Square Enix announced that they have updated and released Final Fantasy IX on PC via Steam. The game had previously been ported to mobile, but the PC version has many changes, such as high definition movies and models, Steam cloud integration, Steam trading cards and a much loved auto save feature. We also get seven new booster features, including High speed mode and No encounter mode, which boosts players’ weapons, stones and gil.

Also mentioned was the ‘Final Fantasy Portal App‘ for mobiles, that gives out information about various games, history, developer commentary and even the interesting “Triple Triad” card game from Final Fantasy VIII.

Final Fantasy IX is available now on Steam with 20% off for a limited time. The full price is £15.99.

Official Press Release

LONDON (14th April, 2016) –   Square Enix Ltd., today announced that FINAL FANTASY® IX, a fan favourite in the FINAL FANTASY series, is now available on STEAM®. Recently optimised for mobile devices, FINAL FANTASY IX offers a tale of love, magic and self-discovery. FINAL FANTASY IX for STEAM also offers a selection of new features, including;

  • Full STEAM Trading cards
    ·         High-definition movies and character models
    ·         New cloud save feature allows players to back up save data to play across other compatible devices
    ·         Auto save function
    ·         Seven all-new optional booster features, including high speed mode and no encounter mode, which will allow players to automatically master equipped weapons and gear, as well as maximize character levels, magic stone counts and gil.

Originally released in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX tells the story of the bandit Zidane Tribal who plans to kidnap the princess of Alexandria, Garnet Til Alexandros the 17th, with the troupe of thieves known as Tantalus. An unlikely series of events set Zidane, Garnet, the shy yet powerful black mage Vivi Ornitier, the loyal knight Adelbert Steiner, and other memorable characters on an epic journey as they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.

FINAL FANTASY IX is now available on STEAM at a discounted price of £12.79 / €16.79 until 20th April (Regular price: £15.99 / €20.99).

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