Square Enix revealed the Tokyo Game Show trailer for the upcoming remaster of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Originally launching on the Gamecube in 2004, the action-RPG was a departure for the series at the time and is finding new life 15 years later as it arrives at Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and mobile devices on January 23, 2020.
We get a good glimpse at the work done to update the entry for the current generation consoles, as well as hear the voice-over work and some battles using co-operative play of up to four players. The trailer also reveals that Crystal Chronicles supports cross-play across the announced platforms. Originally, using the Link Cable and a Game Boy Advanced, the Gamecube and handheld was capable or playing together and creating a LAN for local players to play the game together.
Long ago, a giant meteorite fell on the land, and deadly miasma blanketed the world. Crystals keep the miasma in check, but the crystals’ power is not eternal. Young adventurers embark on a journey once a year seeking “drops of myrrh” to purify the crystals. These are the chronicles of brave young adventurers who journey to protect their home. These are the “Crystal Chronicles.”
This year’s Tokyo Game Show begins on Thursday, September 12 and runs through to Sunday, September 15, 2019.