Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age confirmed to be released on PlayStation in 2017

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be released in 2017 for PlayStation 4 in Japan.

The game, originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2006, is being remastered and reports are that the new release which will be a HD version, will be based on Final Fantasy XII International Zodiac Job System. Revamping character models and cut scenes are not all that the game has in store, it will feature auto-save, an improved turbo mode and of course shorter load time.


A list of the improvements are stated below:

Visual Improvements

  • High-resolution upgrades for backgrounds, character models, and all 2D parts including fonts
  • High-resolution upgrades for movie scenes
  • Introduction of current generation visual expression

Sound Improvements

  • 7.1ch surround support
  • High-quality voice support
  • English and Japanese voices (switch between them in the game configuration)
  • Original and newly re-recorded BGMs (switch between them in the game configuration)

Usability Improvements

  • Shorter load times
  • Auto-save functionality added
  • Improved high-speed mode and improved play time operability during high-speed mode

Although no report has been made about a western release date all Final Fantasy fans have something to look forward to in the coming year. Here is a teaser trailer of the upcoming game: