Imagine it or not, Ultimate Fantasy XII is 15 years outdated right now. The PlayStation 2 RPG first launched in Japan all the way in which again in 2006, on the 16th March. We nonetheless bear in mind ready what felt like an age for the sport to launch right here in Europe (it was really a 12 months late), and studying all about it within the Official PlayStation Journal. These have been the times, and so on.

Sq. Enix has commissioned some new paintings of the sport’s core forged with the intention to have a good time the anniversary:

Anyway, we nonetheless suppose Ultimate Fantasy XII is a masterpiece, and on this creator’s humble opinion, it nonetheless stands as one of many best video games in the whole sequence. And one of the best half is that it was brilliantly remastered for PS4 just some years in the past, as Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.

In our 2017 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age review, we dubbed it an “absolute bangaa”, which, to be honest, is a reasonably good pun. We gave the remaster a 9/10, concluding: “Ultimate Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is a close to good remodeling of a PS2 masterpiece. The sport’s not with out its minor flaws, however general, this can be a startling reminder of how magical Sq.’s beloved sequence may be.”

And simply to solidify our love for The Zodiac Age, now we have it ranked within the prime 10 of our Best PS4 RPGs checklist. An honour to make certain.

Funnily sufficient, the sport’s really going low cost proper now on the PlayStation Retailer, as a part of the ‘Essential Picks‘ sale. It clearly will get a suggestion from us.

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