Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition (Switch, PS4, Phone)

  • Long ago, a giant meteorite fell on the land, and deadly miasma blanketed the world.
    Crystals keep the deadly miasma in check, but the crystals' power is not eternal.
    Young adventurers embark on a journey once a year seeking "drops of myrrh" to purify the crystals. These are the chronicles of brave young adventurers who journey to protect their home. These are the "CRYSTAL CHRONICLES."
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    New features to make your adventure more memorable than ever:

    • HD Graphics
    • English Voiceovers for the first time
    • New UI improvements and added Mini-Map
    • New player Appearance options and Equipment
    • Supports Save Data Transfer between platforms
    • Online Multiplayer Mode with Crossplay on all supported platforms
    • Quick Chat commands & Magic Timer for synchronizing attacks online
    • High-Difficulty Dungeons & Bosses to explore after completing the main story
    • Updated Soundtrack with 50 newly-composed tracks by the original game's composer, Kumi Tanioka

    Launches August 27th 2020 alongside a free demo version called Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Lite

    With Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Lite, adventurers can play through the first three dungeons in both single player and online multiplayer with cross-play functionality.

    Additionally, players who purchase the full game will be able to host multiplayer sessions with players using Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Lite, so a full party of up to four caravanners can play through up to 13 dungeons in the fantasy adventure together with one copy of the full game.

    Save data can be carried over from Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Lite to the full game, ensuring players can seamlessly continue their progress in the magical fantasy adventure.

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  • I strongly dislike this game for reasons that have nothing to do with the game. All of my friends and I played video games growing up, except for one who was only quasi-allowed to play games. I had one friend whose parents only had the family TV in the living room with CBC (public broadcasting aka hockey games) being the only channel.

    He was allowed to play video games but his parents didn't buy them often and they didn't encourage him to play them. I understand why parents do this, but if they also don't let you run around town when playing outside then it just involves hours of road hockey which no sane person can tolerate for more than a few hours.

    So he had a portable DVD player in his room since he wasn't allowed a TV and he had a GameCube with a few games: FF Crystal Chronicles, LOTR Third Age, and NHL. We'd sit on his bed and I'd have to squint to even see what the hell was going on in this game. I have nothing but boring annoyances with this game. He seemed to love it but I couldn't even fathom how he'd sit on his bed 1 foot away from his screen like that. After a while we'd just convince him to go up the road to our other friends house so we can play Halo on his Xbox. My god no game should ever be played on a portable DVD player...

  • @DIPSET Until 2007, most of the games I played were on a 13" CRT built in 1978. Games prior to the Xbox 360 era rarely went above 480 vertical lines, and even into that era tended to have a 4:3 mode, so it never felt uncomfortable for me. Even after I got a larger set, I still used that small set in certain situations, like when someone else wished to use the larger one. I distinctly recall playing Skyrim on the 13 incher. The small text was murder to read, but good fonts and all dialogue being voiced made it more than tolerable. Note that the picture quality was really good on that set; the only real drawback was the size.

  • @dipset ... I used to choose to play games on the portable gamecube screen, even when I had the option to use the TV. I don't remember why.

  • @naltmank mad jealous you had one of those. And because it was cool, that's why

  • Will it have local coop or do we all need to have switches and some dumb cable to link them all up to our switch lites?

  • @e_zed_eh_intern said:

    Will it have local coop said:

    Join up to three friends for online adventures, or bring everyone together around one TV for couch co-op play in your quest to save civilization.

    The original article on Playstation's site is gone now, but sites reported on it at the time. Unfortunately, we won't be linking Switch Lites to a real Switch with link cables and having our own screen during local play anymore, but I think I remember around announcement hearing they worked on the local multiplayer menus to be more manageable when you play like that.

    @DIPSET @Oscillator Was still using an old CRT myself until it basically died on me while playing Splatoon. Thing had gotten so bad the screen would randomly green tint everything after playing for awhile, and the only way to fix it was to unplug the tv for an hour or two. It would also overheat and randomly turn off if I played through the green tint. Was pretty funny playing Splatoon of all things in that situation, but I didn't even get to the end of the campaign before I ended up upgrading straight from that to a nice, flat, light 1080p widescreen. What a crazy leap that was.