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・ This application requires approximately 2.55GB to download. Please be sure to allocate the necessary amount of time and space on your device before proceeding.
・ Only one download with a large amount of data will be required while progressing through the game.
・ Since it is a large application, it will take time to download. We strongly recommend connecting to Wi-Fi when downloading.
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* Entering or leaving vehicles such as cars and the Garden may occasionally get your character stuck between the vehicle and terrain features, or freeze the vehicle in place. This seems to happen more often when you leave your vehicle in close proximity to impassable terrain, or when you try to enter or leave your vehicle during certain scripted events. Currently, the only fix for this is to reload a previously saved game, so please make sure to save your progress often.

* Some locations may be difficult to navigate using the Speed Boost (x3). We advise you to turn off this feature in such cases.

* Make sure to check the FAQ section of our support page for solutions to common issues:
https://support.na.square-enix.com/main.php?la=1&id=442

We apologize for any inconvenience these issues may cause, and thank you again for your interest in our product.

■Summary
FINAL FANTASY VIII was first released on February 11, 1999. Beloved by fans, this title has garnered a great deal of popularity even compared to other installments in the FINAL FANTASY franchise, selling more than 9.6 million units worldwide. And now players can enjoy FINAL FANTASY VIII on their smartphone! With renewed character CG, the world of FINAL FANTASY VIII is now more beautiful than ever before.

This installment is a remaster of FINAL FANTASY VIII for PC. This application is a one-time purchase. There will be no additional charge incurred after downloading.

■Story
It is a time of war.
The Republic of Galbadia, under the influence of the sorceress Edea, mobilizes its great armies against the other nations of the world.
Squall and other members of SeeD, an elite mercenary force, join hands with Rinoa, a resistance fighter, to fight against Galbadia's tyrannical rule and to prevent Edea from fulfilling her ultimate goal.

■FINAL FANTASY VIII: Release Features
・Guardian Force(G.F.)
G.F. are summoned creatures in FFVIII used to protect the protagonists. Call upon them in battle to unleash their might and to increase their power alongside player characters. By junctioning G.F., players will be able to enjoy greater freedom in how they approach battles.

・Drawing
Obtain magic in FFVIII by drawing (extracting) it in battle. MP does not exist and players are limited to the number they have in their possession. Magic that has been extracted can be released on the spot or stocked for later use.

・ Junctioning
This system allows players to equip G.F. and stocked magic to characters in order to increase their power.

■ Additional Features
・ Battle Assist
Max out HP and ATB gauge during battle and activate Limit Breaks at any time.
・ No Encounters
Players can choose to turn Battle Encounters on or off.
・ 3x Speed
With the exception of certain cutscenes, players can choose to proceed through the game at 3x speed.


[Minimum Requirements]
iOS 13.0 or higher

What’s New

Version 1.0.1

Version 1.0.1 Released

[1.0.1 Changelog]
- Added cloud save functionality
- Added controller support
- Added UI help screen
- Added UI layout customization option
- You can now tap the screen for Limit Break interactions
- Added other minor fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
192 Ratings

192 Ratings

Rxdrummer ,

Great Port, with One Flaw

I have been waiting for this to come out for iOS for quite some time, so I’m more than excited to finally play this. With that being said, I have one large complaint. I play this on an iPhone 12 Pro Max and it gets incredibly warm while playing. Has anyone else noticed this issue? If so, is it being addressed? Other than that, I’m so glad to have this game on my phone.

Sirdracoblight ,

Favorite Final Fantasy, but underwhelmed.

This is by far my favorite final fantasy out of all of them. It also happens to be the first I have ever played. As stoked as I was to be playing it again on my phone, it is seriously under developed as a remake. Upgraded graphics, and playing it on my phone as opposed to an old console is great, but emulators have been allowing that for years, and with much better playability due to game hacking within the emulators. It wasn’t until i moved to IPhone that i lost the ability to play it on the phone. Adding a new game plus feature seems like it would be an easy feature to add to stand out above and beyond emulators. I don’t normally hack games, but I have spent 100’s of hours playing this game to have all cards, weapons, level stats, gf and abilities, and rare items. New game plus would make it so I don’t have to do that every time I want to play through again.

IsthereAnicknameathatIsntTaken ,

Having trouble starting

It's difficult to give this a fair review particularly because I've reinstalled the app twice so far and it will not play.

- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- ver 14.4.2

When opening the app you're greeted with the FF8 logo on a white background with the words "tap to play." Once you tap the screen fades to black for about 30 seconds. In 4 out of 20 attempts the app then crashed. In 3 a logo would start to roll on screen but would freeze before finishing the word and then stay locked up until the app was forced close. 10 tries the screen just stayed black. 1 try got to the second Square Enix logo on black background before feezing, 2 times the app made it to the "New Game, Continue, Credits" screen then when selecting New Game the app crashes.

I hope this somehow helps with diagnosing a potential bug with the app.

FF8 is one of my favorite in the series and it's one of the only games I can think of that ends in the beginning (though poor localization in the original release makes these dots difficult to connect). I'm looking forward to being able to replay.

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  • Game Controllers

    Play this game with your favorite compatible controller.

  • Game Center

    Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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