Ultimate Fantasy 8’s director shares what he would change in a remake as the sport hits its twenty fifth anniversary

Ultimate Fantasy 8 is now 25 years outdated, and in a current interview, the sport’s director spoke about fairly an enormous change he would make if the sport obtained a remake.

Whereas Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake has confirmed to be fairly well-liked, general, the thought of different video games within the sequence getting the identical therapy feels a bit unlikely – and within the case of some video games, if one have been to occur, it might most likely take a long time. There aren’t any plans for a Ultimate Fantasy 8 remake, however chatting with IGN, director of the sport and Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth producer Yoshinori Kitase spoke concerning the junction system, and the modifications he would make to it in a hypothetical remake for the sport’s twenty fifth anniversary.

“I believe you might bear in mind we had the junction system in Ultimate Fantasy 8,” Kitase stated. “And the factor about that system was the enemies levelled up according to what the participant’s stage was. And clearly you needed to then use the Junction system and the way you customise that to beat the problem there. And I believe it was a really troublesome system for some individuals to get into. Relying on participant expertise, typically they only did not work out one of the simplest ways of doing it.

“So I believe I would wish to return to that and actually rework the battle system on [Final Fantasy 8] and make it one thing the place that stage of issue and approachability for some followers was rather a lot higher balanced. So I believe that is the factor I would take a look at most if I used to be going to have a look at remaking it.”

Very similar to what Kitase has stated of trying to remake Ultimate Fantasy 6, Kitase additionally famous the size of time it might take to remake one thing like Ultimate Fantasy 7, saying, “I’ve labored out that attempting to recreate that type of quantity of content material you had within the RPGs again then within the modern-day actually is just not one thing you may take up flippantly. It is such a large funding of effort and time that we actually need to assume very exhausting about taking up any type of venture like that.”

Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth director Naoki Hamaguchi additionally jokingly stated that if Kitase have been to say they need to remake one other numbered Ultimate Fantasy sport, and Kitase was on the venture, he’ll “simply flip round and go, ‘No!'”

In case you have been occupied with revisiting Ultimate Fantasy 8, our personal Dom thinks that it is a nice sport to take a look at for Valentine’s Day. Or in the event you’re extra simply enthusiastic about Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth, you would additionally take a look at Alex’s last hands-on preview of the sport forward of its February twenty ninth launch date.

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