The Final Fantasy VI pixel remaster has been hit with a delay, as the game will now launch in February 2022 instead of 2021.
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In an announcement made on its official Twitter and Steam pages, Square Enix confirmed the delay was being made in order to “apply some final polish” on the game.
“In order to bring you the best experience possible, we’re allowing the necessary time to apply final polish while finishing development on the game,” stated Square. “We will be adding new items for those that pre-purchase the game individually, or have purchased the Pixel Remaster bundle on Steam. We’re looking forward to sharing the final title in our Pixel Remaster series with you all early next year and we hope you’re looking forward to it.”
An update on the Final Fantasy VI pixel remaster.
For more information, including details on the additional pre-purchase items, please read: https://t.co/V5ebtbbRcg pic.twitter.com/48dg9lZGGB
— FINAL FANTASY (@FinalFantasy) December 21, 2021
Alongside the news of the delay, Square Enix has added some extra bonus items for those who pre-purchased the upcoming game. These include:
- Locke’s Theme (Timelapse Remix)
- The Decisive Battle (Timelapse Remix)
- Terra’s Theme (Timelapse Remix)
- Searching for Friends (Timelapse Remix)
- Aria di Mezzo Carattere (Instrumental)
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Final Fantasy VI‘s pixel remaster was initially set to launch in 2021, and complete a series of remasters that Square Enix had announced in July 2021. So far, the first five entries in the Final Fantasy franchise have been released in remastered pixel form.