The Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Series is a collection of the first six Final Fantasy games that have been remastered. Instead of releasing the games all at once, Square Enix decided to release the first three games all at once before releasing the remaining games one by one. Final Fantasy IV was released in September, and now it’s time for the fifth installment to take center stage.
On November 10, Final Fantasy V Pixel Remaster will be available on Steam and mobile devices. It has updated pixel art, modernized gameplay and menus, a rearranged soundtrack by original composer Nobuo Uematsu, and extras like a bestiary and illustrations gallery, just like the previous games. Final Fantasy V was released in Japan in 1992, but it wasn’t released in the United States until 1999 with Final Fantasy Anthology for PlayStation 1. The game is most famous for introducing an expanded job system that allowed a greater degree of party customization, which has been adopted and expanded upon in later Final Fantasy entries.
The FFV Pixel Remaster is normally $17.99, but you can get it for $14.39 with a 20% discount. It comes with two wallpapers and timelapse remixes of three in-game songs: “The Main Theme,” “Battle at Big Bridge,” and “A New World.” for those who pre-order it. If you’d rather buy all six games at once, the bundle is currently on sale for $74.82.
Based on the release dates of Final Fantasy IV and V, it’s safe to assume that the legendary Final Fantasy VI will arrive in late December or early January. Have you had a chance to play the Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters yet? Will you be playing Final Fantasy XV for the first time now that it’s been remastered?