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Final Fantasy VIII Remastered new features detailed, comparison screenshots

Posted on June 10, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Screenshots, Switch eShop

Square Enix announced Final Fantasy VIII Remastered earlier tonight. We now have a little bit of information as to what’s new.

First, the game can be sped up by 3x in 3x speed mode (excluding movies). There’s also a battle assist mode that maxes out your HP and Active Time Meters, as well as lets you use specials at any time. Square Enix lists being able to turn random encounters on/off as a feature as well. Finally, Square Enix has mentioned “overhauled visuals”.

Here are a couple of comparisons between the remastered and original version:

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered launches later this year on Switch. Find the English website here and Japanese website here.

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