Final Fantasy VIII Out On PC Via Steam Today, Has New Features



Final Fantasy VIII is available on PC via Steam today, Square Enix announced this morning. The game costs $11.99.


The PC version includes new features such as a Magic Booster that allows you to power up your spells, Steam cloud support, 45 achievements, and the Chocobo World minigame, which was previously unavailable to western players in the original release.


Square Enix say that Final Fantasy VIII has sold over 8.5 million copies worldwide to date. You can watch a trailer for the game above.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.