Final Fantasy 8 now available on PC (again)

Final Fantasy VIII has been re-released on PC today, Square Enix has announced. This version packs a handful of tweaks, along with one feature that was unavailable in the initial western release in 1999.

It's now available on Steam for $11.99. The re-release features a Magic Booster to quickly give you a stock of spells instead of needing to grind them from monsters, similar to how the Final Fantasy VII PC release included a character booster. It also includes the Chocobo World application, originally a Pocket Station game in Japan. Finally, the Steam version features Steam achievements and cloud support, naturally.