Square Enix has revealed today the official release date for Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection. Along with the announcement, the firm has also outed a new trailer for the hotly anticipated compilation.
Scheduled to arrive on April 22nd, three days after its US launch, Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection is an enhanced port of Final Fantasy IV and Final Fantasy IV: The After Years for the PSP. It will feature both classic games and an "all-new scenario linking the two together, with enhanced visuals and an extensive Gallery Mode with lavish CG movies and illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano and other respected artists," notes Square Enix.
The Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection will come in both a standard and special edition, that will be available only for pre-order and at launch. The special edition includes a number of exclusive in-pack items comprising "high quality Art Cards featuring artwork from Final Fantasy IV and Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, and a screen-cleaning cloth decorated with Cecil from Final Fantasy IV character design, all housed in special fold-out presentation box." But that's not all, the Collector's Edition also includes special downloadable content for use in Dissidia 012[duodecim] Final Fantasy, that will be available later this year.
Key Features of Fantasy IV: Complete Collection includes:
- Definitive collection of one of the greatest RPGs of all time: First packaged release of THE AFTER YEARS
- An epic tale spanning nations, worlds, and generations: Brand new stories to further expand the revolutionary story line of FINAL FANTASY IV
- All new cast of friends family, and foes: Fall in love with Cecil, Rosa, Kain, Rydia, and Edge again while getting to know Ceodore and a whole new cast of characters
- Vibrant visuals and unforgettable melodies: Includes all new 2D graphics designed for PSP System’s 16x9 format, plus a new arrangement of one of the most acclaimed video game soundtracks of all time!