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Last 4th of July, Square Enix released an updated PC version of Final Fantasy VII exclusively through its online store. Exactly one year later, the publisher has brought the PlayStation classic to Steam.
The game costs $11.99 and comes with the following updated features according to the Steam store page:
Achievements – Whether you’re a seasoned FINAL FANTASY VII veteran or exploring this RPG classic for the very first time, show off your in-game accomplishments and put your gaming skills to the test with 36 brand new achievements to unlock. Share your profile with friends online to find out who is the ultimate FINAL FANTASY fan.'
Cloud Saves – If you’re away from home or simply using a different computer to play, enjoy FINAL FANTASY VII wherever you are. With cloud save support in FINAL FANTASY VII you can continue your game progress right where you left off (Requires Internet Connection. Saves can only be transferred between a maximum of 3 computers at any one time).
Character Booster – Find yourself stuck on a difficult section or lacking the funds to buy that vital Phoenix Down? With the Character Booster you can increase your HP, MP and Gil levels to their maximum, all with the simple click of a button, leaving you to enjoy your adventure.
Optimized for PC – FINAL FANTASY VII has been updated to support the latest hardware and Windows Operating Systems.
It appears that FF VII is only supported on Windows PCs at this time. The original PC version of FF VII was released in 1998.
With all of the awesome current games available to players, many will pass this by for their holiday gaming marathons. But I wouldn't be surprised if this derails more than a few gamers struck by nostalgia.
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And here I thought Cloud Saves had something to do with the main character a a certain death in the game.
I'm glad. Square's Online Store SUCKS. After 60 days (or 6 months, I can't remember), they remove any record of your purchase so you can't re-download it. The game has aged well otherwise though, and having never had played the PC version before, it looks a little better. Noticeable when you've put so much time in the PS1 version, lol.
Always wanted to play Final Fantasy VII but I didn't have the right equipment to play it (I had a PS2 but no PS1 memory card and it was surprising hard to find in my hometown). I'll be looking forward to play this on my computer. :)
I am seriously thinking about purchasing this. The price is great. I just wonder how good of a port it is???
Sound nice, but I got no time to kill on this entry.
i wish i could T.T
One of my favorite games. So happy to buy it again to re-play and enjoy.
This why I hate being broke ;_;
Hell yes please thank you
One of the best games in the entire Final Fantasy series is making a triumphant return this time to Steam for the first time ever. ^_^
Oh God, Cloud returns.
I got this for my Vita! But I really want to play this on Xboxlive!!