Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age For PS4

By Mike Sousa on June 6, 2016, 2:37PM EDT
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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, a high-definition remaster of Final Fantasy XII: International Zodiac Job System, is in development for PS4, Square Enix has announced.

Released only in Japan, Final Fantasy XII: International Zodiac Job System featured a revamped License Board. When a character joins the party, the player can assign that character to one of twelve jobs, with each of the twelve jobs in the Zodiac System having a different Licence Board. This means that different boards will give characters access to different abilities, stats boosts and equipment.

Remastered for PS4, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will feature some visual improvements, including high-resolution upgrades for backgrounds, character models, all 2D parts including fonts, and movie scenes. As for sound improvements and additions, the game will include high-quality voice support, English and Japanese voices, a newly re-recorded soundtrack, and support for 7.1 surround sound. Players can switch between the original and newly remastered soundtrack.

In addition, the game will also feature shorter load times, auto-save functionality, trophy support, and improved speed mode and speed mode operability.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age releases in 2017. The game will be playable at E3 between June 14 and 16.

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