Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD coming to Steam this week

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster surprise launching on Steam, includes International Edition content and more.

@seanridgeley
Published Tue, May 10 2016 8:36 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

The rumors were true: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is coming to Steam. Even better: you won't have long to wait, as it launches in just two days (May 12).

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD coming to Steam this week | TweakTown.com

Apart from improved audio and visuals, the remaster includes International Edition content: new Sphere Grids, bosses, behind the scenes development features, and more for X, and new dresspheres, Garment Grids, a bonus ending, and a Pokemon-like Creature Creator/Monster Arena mode for X-2. Both feature optional Japanese voice acting, auto saving, and five game boosters that offer high speed and no encounter modes.

In other words, if your last experience with either or both games was the original PS2 release, there are plenty of good reasons to pick this version up and play through it again. And if it's your first time, there's all the more content for you to experience. Win win!

System requirements are quite modest, so even if you're on a mediocre laptop, you may be able to run it.

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows Vista or later
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT VRAM 512MB or later / ATI Radeon HD 2600XT VRAM 512MB or later
  • Storage: 37 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows Vista or later
  • Processor: 2.4GHz quad-core CPU
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 450 / AMD Radeon HD 5750 with 512MB
  • Storage: 40 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

As for price, that's not yet listed but the PlayStation Vita version went for $39.99 at release and the two halves of Final Fantasy XIII go for about $20 each on Steam, so that's reasonable to expect with X/X-2.

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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