LOS ANGELES (Feb. 10, 2016) – FINAL FANTASY IX, a fan-favorite in the franchise, has been optimized for compatible Apple and Android devices, and is available starting today on the App Store and Google Play. This remastered tale of love, magic and self-discovery offers new features, including:
- High-definition movies and character models
- New cloud save feature allows players to back up save data to play across other compatible devices
- Auto save function
- Seven all-new optional booster features, including high speed mode and no encounter mode, which will allow players to automatically master equipped weapons and gear, as well as maximize character levels, magic stone counts and gil
First released in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX tells the story of the bandit Zidane Tribal who plans to kidnap the princess of Alexandria, Garnet Til Alexandros the 17th, with the troupe of thieves known as Tantalus. An unlikely series of events set Zidane, Garnet, the shy yet powerful black mage Vivi Ornitier, the loyal knight Adelbert Steiner, and other memorable characters on an epic journey as they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.
In celebration of its release, FINAL FANTASY IX will be available starting today for a discounted price of $16.99, and will then be priced at $20.99 starting on February 21st. The game can be downloaded today on the App Store and Google Play.
FINAL FANTASY IX will also be available on Steam at a later date; featuring keyboard and mouse compatibility, as well as full Steam trading cards and achievements.