Final Fantasy VIII

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Final Fantasy VIII
Developer(s) Square
Publisher(s) PlayStation
JPN Square
NA Square Electronic Arts
PAL SCE Europe
Windows (PC)
NA Eidos Interactive
EU Eidos Interactive
JPN Square
Designer(s) Hironobu Sakaguchi (executive producer)
Shinji Hashimoto (game producer)
Yoshinori Kitase (game director)
Yoshitaka Amano (image illustrator, title logo designer)
Tetsuya Nomura (character designer)
Kazushige Nojima (scenario writer)
Nobuo Uematsu (composer)
Yusuke Naora (art director)
Series Final Fantasy series
Platform(s) PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
Release date(s) PlayStation
JP February 11, 1999
NA September 7, 1999[1]
EU October 27, 1999
AUS October 29, 1999

Windows (PC)
JP March 23, 2000
NA January 25, 2000
EU February 18, 2000
Genre(s) Role-playing game
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) aDeSe: +13
SELL: 12
CERO: B
ELSPA: 11+
ESRB: T
OFLC: M15+
USK: 12+
Media PlayStation
4 CD-ROMs
Windows (PC)
5 CD-ROMs
System requirements

Windows (PC)
266 MHz Intel Pentium II CPU, 64 MB RAM, video card with 4MB RAM, 8X CD-ROM drive, 300MB free hard disk space , DirectX 6.1, Windows 95 operating system or above

Input methods Controller, keyboard, mouse

Final Fantasy VIII is a fantasy role-playing video game. It was released for the PlayStation in 1999 and Windows computers in 2000. It was made by Square (now Square Enix). It is the eight title of the Final Fantasy series. It removed magic point-based spell-casting. It was the first title to consistently use realistically proportioned characters. The game became available on PlayStation Network as a PSone Classics title in 2009.

References[change | change source]

  1. Square Enix (2006-04-18). "Customer Support". Square Enix North America. http://www.square-enix.com/na/support/live/#06. Retrieved January 10, 2007.