Final Fantasy IX for Nintendo Switch is the port of the PC version that was released a few years ago. It features improved visuals compared to its original PS One version, it will also have an autosave, high definition movies and character models, and 7 game boosters including high speed and no encounter modes.
If you are still one of those people that needs to play Final Fantasy IX, definitely pick this game up for only $20.99. The game can be played both in handheld or docked mode.
Here’s an overview of the game, via Nintendo:
Selling over five million copies since its release in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX proudly returns on Nintendo Switch™!
Experience the adventure once again with characters and pre-rendered movies featured in high definition, as well as a new booster system with a selection of various modes such as “high speed” or “no encounters”!
Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria. To their surprise, however, the princess herself yearned to escape the castle. Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, fall in with Zidane and set out on an incredible journey.
Meeting unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.
Learn new abilities by equipping items. When fully mastered, these abilities can be used even without equipping items, allowing for nearly endless customization options.
Fill your Trance gauge as you sustain hits in battle. When fully charged, your characters will enter Trance mode, granting them powerful new skills!
Never let items go to waste. Combine two items or pieces of equipment together and make better, stronger items!
Whether it’s Chocobo Hot and Cold, Jump Rope, or Tetra Master, there are plenty of minigames to enjoy when you’re not off saving the world. You can even earn special item rewards!
・7 game boosters including high speed and no encounter modes
・High-definition movies and character models
In addition, Square Enix also announced that its next Final Fantasy port, which is Final Fantasy VII, will be released for Nintendo Switch sometime next month.
Catch the trailer below: