CHRONO TRIGGER (Upgrade Ver.) 9+
The definitive edition
The timeless RPG classic returns loaded with upgrades!
Journey to the forgotten past, to the far future, and to the end of time. A big adventure to save the planet, now begins…
CHRONO TRIGGER is the timeless role-playing classic developed by the ‘Dream Team’ of DRAGON QUEST creator Yuji Horii, Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama, and the creators of FINAL FANTASY. As the story unfolds, embark on a journey to different eras: the present, the middle ages, the future, prehistory, and ancient times! Whether you're a first-time player or a longtime fan, this epic quest to save a planet's future promises hours of enthralling adventure!
As the definitive version of CHRONO TRIGGER, not only have the controls been updated, the graphics and sound have also been revamped to make your adventure even more fun and enjoyable to play. To complete your journey, also included is the mysterious ‘Dimensional Vortex’ dungeon and the forgotten ‘Lost Sanctum’ dungeon. Meet the challenges presented to you and long-lost secrets may be revealed...
A chance encounter amid the festivities of Guardia's Millennial Fair in Leene Square introduces our young hero, Crono, to a girl by the name of Marle. Deciding to explore the fair together, the two soon find themselves at an exhibition of the Telepod, the latest invention by Crono's longtime friend Lucca. Marle, fearless and brimming with curiosity, volunteers to assist in a demonstration. An unanticipated malfunction, however, sends her hurtling through a rift in the dimensions. Taking hold of the girl's pendant, Crono bravely follows in pursuit. But the world into which he emerges is the one of four centuries before. Journey to the forgotten past, the distant future, and even to the very End of Time. The epic quest to save a planet's future makes history once again.
Active Time Battle Version 2
During battle, time will not stop, and you can enter commands when the character's gauge is full. The enemies' positions will change as time passes, so choose your actions based on any given situation.
‘Tech’ moves and combos
During battle, you can unleash special ‘Tech’ moves, including abilities and/or magic and characters can combine these abilities to unleash all new combo attacks which are unique to them. There are over 50 different types of combos that you can execute between two and three characters!
Experience the 'Dimensional Vortex' and the 'Lost Sanctum' dungeons
The Dimensional Vortex: a mysterious, ever-changing dungeon existing outside of space and time. What wonders await you at its center? The Lost Sanctum: enigmatic gates in prehistoric and medieval times will lead you to these forgotten chambers. Meet the challenges presented to you and long-lost secrets may be revealed...
Graphics and sound
While keeping the atmosphere of the original, the graphics have been updated in higher resolution. As for the sound and music, under the supervision of composer Yasunori Mitsuda, all songs have been updated for an even more immersive gameplay experience.
In addition to saving at a save point or choosing to quit from the menu, your progress is saved automatically while traversing the map.
・Full-screen now available:
Up to 21:9 ratio full-screen display.
Improved directional pad controls.
Improved directional pad design to make it easier to see.
An exclamation point will now display for an interaction prompt such as Talk.
Changed the size of the target marking dungeon entrances, etc. to make them easier to see.
Improved the event areas to make it easier to clear when using touch controls.
Small additional control adjustments.
Battle Speed for Auto Battles increased by x1.5.
Automatically continue with Auto Battle selected for the next battle.
Battle Speed adjustment possible from MENU.
Available save slots increased to 20 slots.
"Extras" mode that allows you to view the following freely: Movies, Illustrations, Sound, and Ending Log.
・Small bugs have been fixed.
Ratings and Reviews
Great game overall
I’ve never played this before so this is a new experience. I really enjoy the game, I’m over 20 hours in on my first play through. I’ve been playing with an Xbox Series X controller and a phone mount for my 12 Pro and it is enjoyable.
My few gripes: 1) Square needs to hide the home bar in game. It’s super annoying. 2) some movement is wonky with a controller. ThereAre some spots in the game where the MFA Controller get you stuck and you have to use the touchscreen to navigate around rocks another ground clutter. 3) I saw a few areas with the script on screen that got jumpy, meaning you had to let the in-game timer advance the narrative versus hitting a button to move the text. The button would skip an entire section of dialog that was supposed to be read slowly.
I think we’d all love to see the original graphics as opposed to the artificially scaled graphics that the app currently has, so I’ll leave that discussion out of this review. But finally, SquareEnix has taken this port to the level it needed to be at to be an acceptable way to play ChronoTrigger. The support for widescreen is a must in today’s gaming market. The additions such as point of interest and conversation markers is a big plus for those who may accidentally come across something and not realize you can interact with it. Though you can definitely finish Chrono Trigger without grinding if you play strategically, those who would like to grind will have an easier time now with the addition of faster battles using auto mode. The icing on the cake is that for those who purchased this app previously, you get all these features without having to pay for another remaster or some such. I hope this marks a new philosophy for SquareEnix with their mobile titles, and we continue to see great updates for more games. Thanks, SqureEnix!
Good port of one of the greatest games of all time!
This is Chrono Trigger as we all know and love it. This game transfers over to iOS pretty well. I don’t really like games that have you move using a virtual dpad but it works well enough here. I play on my iPhone.
This is the DS port of the game which includes all the “bonus” dungeons & fetch quests.
My only real issue with this game is that Ive had some issues when loading my save to a new device from iCloud. Last I remember, I had already finished the final 6 tasks before facing off with the final boss and I was somewhere in the lost sanctum completing the fetch quests. I am 100% positive that I saved there in game and then backed up my save to iCloud (I know because I had just gotten Ayla leveled up to get the Iron Fist), yet when I loaded my save from iCloud, I’m back at The End of Time and Chrono is somehow dead again. But Ayla is still leveled up and has the Iron Fist. I don’t understand. It’s not a huge deal, just something to consider if you plan on playing across multiple devices.
Overall, great game. Chrono Trigger is absolutely one of the best JRPGs ever and this port is solid aside from save issues with iCloud.
Certain parts are made easier for touch screen controls (catching the Rat, death peak etc.)
If you haven’t played this game, I highly recommend it. I still prefer the SNES version over any other though.
Back to the grind for Ayla’s Bronze Fist (:
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- SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.
- 558.4 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Apple TV
- Requires tvOS 11.0 or later.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- 9+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 1995, 2018 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. Illustration: (c) 1995 BIRD STUDIO / SHUEISHA Story and Screenplay: (c) 1995, 2008 ARMOR PROJECT / SQUARE ENIX
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