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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Announced for PS4

Square Enix announced Thursday that two Final Fantasy games will be ported to the PlayStation 4.

The Final Fantasy X & X-2 HD Remaster collection will release for the PS4 in spring 2015. The bundled game will cost $49.99 both as a download on the PlayStation Store and a physical release at retailers. Square Enix didn’t confirm an exact release date.

The PS4 version will have system-exclusive features according to Square Enix, but it didn’t specify the new additions or improvements for the next-gen version.

The high-definition remasters first released for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on March 18. Both platform versions retailed for $39.99 and featured Cross-Save functionality.

The two games were remasters of the international versions that never released in the U.S. Both games featured improved visuals and audio as well as rearranged compositions. Bonus content from the international editions included a new expert Sphere Grid option and extra bosses in Final Fantasy X to a new character recruitment mode and post-game storyline in Final Fantasy X-2 with X-2 Last Mission, formerly exclusive to Japan.

Final Fantasy X released for the PlayStation 2 on Dec. 17, 2001 in North America. Final Fantasy X-2, the first direct sequel in the franchise’s history, released Nov. 18. 2003. It features some returning characters with an all-female protagonist cast and is set two years after the events of the first game.

Square Enix also announced that Final Fantasy VII, the 1997 PlayStation classic, will cost $15.99 when it releases on the PS4 in spring 2015. Exclusive PS4 features will also be included in the game, but Square Enix didn’t reveal the content.

The PS4 release of Final Fantasy VII is a port of the PC version. The company announced the PS4 version at Sony’s PlayStation Experience event in Las Vegas, Nev. on Dec. 6. Final Fantasy VII costs $11.99 on Steam and the Square Enix online store. The game is even cheaper on the PlayStation Store, with the PlayStation version playable on PS3, Vita and PlayStation Portable costing $9.99.

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