Final Fantasy 6 blitzes onto iOS

Three weeks after hitting Android, Square Enix has brought the classic Final Fantasy VI to iOS devices for $15.99. The game features restored graphics, refined touch controls, and iCloud saves to help carry your file across devices.

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Square Enix has completed work on the iOS version of Final Fantasy VI. The 1994 Super NES classic has arrived on the App Store, three weeks after it was released on Android.

Much like its Android counterpart, the Final Fantasy VI iOS port features restored graphics, along with the new magicites and events that were included in the 2007 Game Boy Advance remake. The game has also been refined for touch controls. iOS players will have the benefit of saving across the iCloud, allowing them to carry saves across devices.

Also like the Android version, the iOS version of Final Fantasy VI comes with a $15.99 price tag on the App Store.

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    February 6, 2014 4:15 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Final Fantasy 6 blitzes onto iOS.

    Three weeks after hitting Android, Square Enix has brought the classic Final Fantasy VI to iOS devices for $15.99. The game features restored graphics, refined touch controls, and iCloud saves to help carry your file across devices.

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      February 6, 2014 4:22 PM

      I'm so getting this.

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      February 6, 2014 4:34 PM

      Oh for the love of all that's holy, do a Vita release.

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      February 6, 2014 4:43 PM

      fuck I'm probably going to have to buy this... i love FF6.

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        February 6, 2014 5:06 PM

        I just played through the opening segments a few minutes ago. The only thing you have to consider is whether or not you accept the remastered spritework. It doesn't have the nostalgic charm of the original graphics of course, but there's no denying it's higher resolution. Some people are really objecting to it, I got used to the new graphics pretty quick.

        Other than that, it's the exact same FFVI we all know and love. The UI is perfectly good, the music is the same as original, and they use the same translation as on the GBA as far as I can tell. So just look at some screenshots or something and that's all you need to know before you make a decision.

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      February 6, 2014 5:19 PM

      no in-app purchases? shocking!

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      February 6, 2014 6:33 PM

      This, by far, was the greatest and best Final Fantasy game.

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        February 6, 2014 7:00 PM

        Look forward to finally playing it, and on my new iPad air. I'm just skeptical if it's as good as everyone says, but I guess I'll find out :P

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          February 7, 2014 6:02 AM

          I am in the same boat. I have started it several times but I think with it being on my phone I will finally get past the first couple of hours.

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        February 7, 2014 4:25 AM

        I'm inclined to agree

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        February 7, 2014 4:33 AM

        "by FAR"

        really ? REALLY ?

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        February 7, 2014 6:29 AM

        You are forgetting Final Fantasy Tactics.

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        February 7, 2014 6:47 AM

        i think for a lot of people it is... nostalgia and all that. as someone who didn't grow up with them, but played them a bunch over the years, i'd have to say either 9 or 12 is my personal favorite.

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      February 6, 2014 9:49 PM

      Holy shit!!!!! I already have too much stuff to play but I love this game so much.

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      February 7, 2014 5:05 AM

      Purchased last night, just have to find the actual time to play it.

      Based on the length of the game, and the amount of time it took me to play the original when i was a kid.

      And today, i have a son, i work full time, so it should take me about 10 years to beat it :)

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      February 7, 2014 5:07 AM

      16$ -_-

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        February 7, 2014 6:16 AM

        yeah. also not sure how I feel about the new graphics

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          February 7, 2014 8:39 AM

          The new spites make the main characters look like children.

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        February 7, 2014 6:26 AM

        if they released a remastered version for the 3DS for $40 no one would bat an eyelash. $16 for a game of this caliber is a fucking steal. that said, i prefer the original sprites and will just keep playing my OG SNES version if the nees arises.

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        February 7, 2014 6:29 AM

        If FF6 was a brand new game or if you've never played it before then $16 is a great deal. The game is about 40 hours long.

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        February 7, 2014 6:33 AM

        Plus periodic online DRM checking, which pretty much has ruined it for me as something to do while I'm away at sea. Why the fuck would they do this?

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          February 7, 2014 6:34 AM

          Or on the plane. Wtf were they thinking with that shit. Amazing.

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            February 7, 2014 6:35 AM

            whoah what? how often is it?

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              February 7, 2014 6:45 AM

              Often enough that it errored out the first time I tried to play it on the 6 hour flight to Vancouver yesterday. I wouldn't touch it for $16 unless they address that. I'm kind of furious about the purchase.

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                February 7, 2014 7:42 AM

                oh god wtf... almost bought it too

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                February 7, 2014 8:35 AM

                Wow! Thanks for the heads up. I was considering purchasing this, but fuck that.

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        February 7, 2014 8:34 AM

        you'd never play it more than 4 hours anyway!! IM BUYING IT RIGHT MEOW!!

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          February 7, 2014 8:50 AM

          I sense hostility between us m0rfius.

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