Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition launches on August 27 in Japan [Up: also in NA/EU]
Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition will also launch in the west on August 27. The English release date trailer and description are below, alongside some new screenshots.
Alongside updates to the visuals and audio, FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES Remastered Edition features a number of enhancements to make the experience more enchanting than ever. Character voiceovers, online multiplayer** with cross-play functionality, new items, and challenging new dungeons and bosses await as players explore a stunning fantasy world and make new memories, calling upon magic and might as they bond with fantastic characters and team up with friends to take down fearsome foes through fun action-RPG gameplay.
Additionally, FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES Remastered Edition introduces a brand-new ‘Mimic’ feature which will allow players to take the form of various characters they meet on their journey. By collecting stamps and visiting Moogle Houses, or completing difficult dungeons, players will acquire unique crystals which will allow them to change their appearance to that of their favorite FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES characters and continue their adventure in style.
Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition will launch on August 27 in Japan for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices. The re-release was originally set to release in January before it was delayed to Summer.
Square Enix has not yet officially confirmed the western release date, but chances seem likely it'll launch around the same time, as the game was originally planned to be a worldwide release before it was delayed. [See Update]
New additions to Remastered Edition include character voice-overs, new dungeon areas & bosses, and new ways to customize your character appearance. Of course, there is also the ability to play the game online with friends rather than using link cables link of the Gamecube days. Cross-play is supported, and progress can be transferred across versions if you purchase the game on multiple platforms.
Square Enix has also reposted last year's TGS trailer, just with a new date, which you can watch below.