Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Gets a Release Date and Sparkly New Trailer


Back at this year’s E3, Square Enix announced the cult Gamecube classic Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles would be returning in remastered form, and today they nailed down an early-2020 release date. You can check out a trailer for the polished up version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, below.

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For those unfamiliar, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles was originally a showcase for Gamecube-Game Boy Advance connectivity. Basically, menu and map information was all on the GBA, clearing up clutter from the TV screen. Of course, that’s no longer needed as Crystal Chronicles Remastered supports online play. Here’s a rundown of the new features Square Enix is adding to the game:

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles has been completely remastered, with brand-new features that make the experience more enchanting than ever. Playing with friends or solo, explore a stunning fantasy world and make new memories with fantastic characters and fun action-RPG gameplay.

  • Updated Visuals and Audio – Experience the world of FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES in stunning new ways, with upgraded graphics and audio updates enhancing the magical adventure like never before.
  • New Character Voiceovers – Playable heroes come to life with brand-new voiceovers as they cast spells and battle ferocious monsters.
  • New Online Multiplayer – Play online with up to three friends to overcome the dangerous monsters and dungeons that fill the world. No players are left behind, as the game supports cross-play functionality.
  • New Dungeons and Bosses – Challenging new dungeons and bosses have been added to the game, allowing for even more fun and exciting gameplay opportunities.
  • New Character Appearances and Items – Stand out with brand-new looks and artifacts to equip and use throughout your magical journey.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered will march onto PS4, Nintendo Switch, and mobile platforms on January 23, 2020. Is there anybody out there eager to relive their Gamecube glory days?