Final Fantasy VIII Remastered was originally just announced for release later this year by Square Enix. While many fans were concerned about the release, the fact that Dotemu is handling the port was a relief for many. Today, listings on PSN and the Nintendo eShop have confirmed the price and release date for Final Fantasy VIII Remastered. Watch the trailer for it below:

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered release date

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered releases on September 3 for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered price

As of now, only the USA price has been revealed and it is $19.99 on PSN and the eShop. Expect the price on PSN in India to be Rs. 1,664 when the page goes up. The price on Xbox is Rs. 1,674.

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered pre-order bonus

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered PSN pre-order includes an exclusive static Final Fantasy VIII Remastered theme.

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC features

  • Triple speed
  • Battle Enhancements (Max HP and ATB Gauge, Special Moves always available)
  • No random encounters

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered PC exclusive features

  • Acquire all Items, Abilities, Special Moves and Triple Triad cards
  • Max GF level, Gil, and Magic
  • Highly customisable system settings

The remaster includes improved visuals, updated character models, and more. It also looks like Square Enix is giving it a retail release in some regions. Read about that here.

Dotemu is handling the remaster with Square Enix. Dotemu has worked on some fantastic ports of old games and remasters to current systems over the last few years.

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered arrives on September 3 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.