[Updates from Version 2.0.0]
- iCloud Save Data Compatibility
iCloud save data from ver. 1.2.0 and older versions is incompatible with ver. 2.0.0 and later versions. Please save the game using the in-game save feature before updating to ver. 2.0.0 or later versions. Please note that iCloud save data from ver. 2.0.0 onward will be compatible with ver. 2.1.0 and later updates.
- Quick Save Warning
Due to changes to OS features, Quick Save cannot be performed in battles.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding.
[Other Important Notifications]
- Quick Save (auto-save) data is erased when the game is updated. Please use the in-game save feature before updating to the latest version.
- The app requires a fair amount of memory and may not load while other apps are running. If the app does not load, please close all other apps and try again.
All of the game's unit graphics have been redrawn in high-resolution. Don't miss this chance to play the sharpest, most beautiful FINAL FANTASY TACTICS yet!
■Improved Draw Speeds
The graphic drawing processes have been optimized for mobile devices. Say goodbye to choppy motion and crash bugs, and play with the quickest, smoothest abilities effects and animations to date!
A save slot which allows game data to be saved to iCloud has been added. It is now possible to migrate game data across multiple devices.
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions has arrived for iPhone/iPod touch!
Released as the Final Fantasy series' first tactical RPG in 1997, Final Fantasy Tactics on Playstation went on to sell over 2.4 million copies worldwide. The game grew in popularity upon its re-release in 2007 as Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions for the PSP with added features such as new movies, scenarios and Jobs.
Now, in 2011 the game has finally arrived for the iPhone/iPod touch! You can enjoy the game whose story gave life to the world of Ivalice, and whose high strategy battles bring tactical games to a whole new level.
- Intuitive Touch Screen Controls
The complex tactical game can be effortlessly and intuitively controlled by simply tapping units and menus. Gone is the old method of switching fixed map views - you can now rotate, move and change the size of maps as you please by sliding and pinching.
- Improved Loading Times
Loading times have been improved to get you into the action quicker than ever. What's more, you can even skip certain cut scenes.
Fixed a bug.
Ratings and Reviews
Fantastic game! Would love controller support!
I originally played this game in 1997 on the PS1 when it was first released. Even though I was only 9 and couldn’t enjoy the story, I was enthralled with the gameplay and job system. Fast forward to 2007 when War of the Lions was released on PSP. I would finally understand the story and the more complex gameplay mechanics. This quickly became one of my favorite games of all time and my favorite entry of the FF series. The tone of this game is dark and political with very cool ideas to add a level of depth that would keep me coming back for more every other year or so. To say this is the best story ever told to me is an understatement.
I purchased the iPad version yesterday (3/6/20), which is the fourth or fifth time I have bought this game in the last 23 years. I was disappointed to find that the game hasn’t been updated to accept controller support. While the game is still enjoyable, the clunky touch controls are tedious to a gamer that is used to whipping in and out of menus, and rolling through the combat controls effortlessly. So, I’m asking you Square-Enix, please as a very long Final Fantasy fan, can we get an update for controller support? I’m sure by the time it happens I’ll be long done with the game, but one can always hope. Had it had this feature the game would have been a solid 5 stars.
My favorite game of all time, but needs controller support
Still has the best music, best story, best leveling system of any Final Fantasy game. I love this game so much, and have played through it on every system that supports it. While the touch controls are pretty good, this game would be a perfect 10 if it had controller support.
Please SQUARE ENIX... PLEASE.
Update: it’s 2021 - how do we still not have something like controller support in this game, that was originally designed to be played WITH a controller?
Definitive version of a great game... with one major flaw.
FFT is one of my favorite games of all time and the translation, cutscenes, and other tweaks brought about in War of the Lions significantly improve the experience. Having played the game extensively on PSP, I appreciate the bug and slowdown fixes on iOS, as well as the ability to play a legal and official version of the game on a device with a larger screen and much-improved battery life. That being said, one major flaw really dampens the experience. The lack of controller support makes this game unnecessarily cumbersome. The extra taps to select and confirm selections in menus clearly designed with a traditional game controller in mind make this game feel a little bit slower, and a lot more clumsy. If controller support were added, or if the user interface were better optimized for touch screen controls, this would easily be the definitive version of the game. As it stands, the PSP version is is a more enjoyable way to experience this game, even given the slowdown and hardware limitations of that version.
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- SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.
- 856.6 MB
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- 9+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 1997, 2007, 2012 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
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