Last Fantasy VIII Director Yoshinori Kitase Explains Why It Was Late To The Remaster Get together


By Sato . June 28, 2019 . 6:30am


Final 12 months when the Last Fantasy VII, IX, X/X-2 HD remasters had been introduced, Last Fantasy VIII was noticeably lacking however later introduced for a 2019 launch. The unique director Yoshinori Kitase defined in an interview with Famitsu why its remaster was delayed.


Famitsu: We beforehand heard about all of the troubles you had corresponding to lacking information from the unique variations and such for the opposite remaster titles. What sort of hassle did you run into for Last Fantasy VIII’s remaster?

Yoshinori Kitase, Director: “At first, the plan was to launch it on current-generation {hardware}, with kind of the identical graphics. Nevertheless, the title not too long ago celebrated its 20th anniversary, and since TVs advanced from SD CRTs to LCD HDTVs, we determined that it was needed to enhance on character high quality.

So then we continued its growth till simply earlier than it went gold, then out of nowhere, we determined to work on refining the characters. For that motive, we discovered ourselves in a state of affairs that wanted a serious schedule change, however due to the efforts from the unique workers’s Harada (battle programmer, Hiroshi Harada), character modeler Kayano (Tomohiro Kayano), and character designer Nomura (Tetsuya Nomura) we had been in a position to revive it with fantastic high quality. The troubles had been there, however in the long run it was the fitting name.”


Last Fantasy VIII Remastered releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Swap, and PC in 2019. You’ll be able to take a look at its current announcement trailer right here and some comparability photographs in our earlier report.

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