When cult traditional RPG The Final Remnant was delisted from Steam earlier within the month, many had been upset and confused as to why. Reduce to Sony’s pre-Tokyo Sport Present stream and all of a sudden it made sense, as Sq. Enix will probably be releasing a remaster for the PS4.
Initially launched on the Xbox 360 in 2008 and later for PC in 2009, the sport was set in a world divided into a number of city-states, the place the residents had been in battle over historical artifacts known as Remnants. Gamers take management of Rush Sykes, who’s on a quest to seek out his kidnapped sister, commanding unions composed of many characters to battle monsters and journey the land. It was supposed to launch on the PS3 as properly however that by no means got here to be, so this upcoming remaster is making up for misplaced time.
Regardless of receiving comparatively blended opinions, the title turned one thing of a cult traditional, with many praising the distinctive battle system, music and setting. Whereas the choice to remaster it’s little doubt welcome, some followers could also be considerably annoyed that the unique title is now not out there to obtain from Steam, because it’s arguably one other instance of the trade stomping down on sport preservation.
This wasn’t the one information to come back from Sq. Enix through the stream although. One other one in all its lesser-known titles, Remaining Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, will probably be remastered for each PS4 and Swap. A co-op multiplayer sport initially launched for the GameCube, it was one of many extra novel Remaining Fantasy spin-offs and ended up beginning its personal sub-series of video games.
Sq. Enix additionally launched two new Kingdom Hearts associated trailers. The primary one was for the a lot anticipated Kingdom Hearts III, displaying off some new gameplay and story particulars, together with the primary footage of the Huge Hero 6 world (which was revealed again in 2015) the place Sora will crew up with Baymax. An extended model of the trailer with new footage is ready to be launched subsequent week.
The second trailer was for a model new VR expertise the place gamers can work together with iconic moments all through the franchise’s historical past. It is going to be launched without spending a dime later this 12 months.
The Final Remnant remaster will launch as a downloadable title on December sixth in Japan. There’s presently no phrase on a Western launch.