Square Enix announced a remastered version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles will arrive on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android this summer. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles originally released in 2003 for the GameCube and introduced a multiplayer functionality to the Final Fantasy franchise. The remaster will include updated audio, visuals, voice acting, and brand new dungeons to explore. Multiplayer will now have an online functionality with crossplay support for all consoles.
“Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is a 1-4 player RPG that focuses on a young group known as the Crystal Caravans, as they embark on an epic journey to search for myrrh,” PlayStation blog notes. “This precious and rare liquid is desperately needed to cleanse and maintain a crystal that protects them, and their world, from a poisonous gas. You – either on your own or with up to four friends – will embark on perilous quests, explore beautiful lands full of secrets and face the dangerous monsters that lurk within.”
The title served as a return to Nintendo consoles, as Final Fantasy games originally appeared on the platform before Final Fantasy VII. Final Fantasy VI for the SNES (Final Fantasy III in the United States) arrived in 1994 and was the last game in the franchise to come out on a Nintendo system.
Grab Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles when it arrives on August 27.
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*iOS and Android release timing subject to change. pic.twitter.com/a1GH0HI7Pm
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