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Re: Square Enix files for domain “finalfantasyviipc.com”
« Reply #50 on: 2012-07-04 14:13:43 »
With the extent to which most of our mods seem to rely on Aali's driver anymore, it wouldn't take much to break 'em.

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Re: Square Enix files for domain “finalfantasyviipc.com”
« Reply #51 on: 2012-07-04 14:34:37 »
Ooh, trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qr4TgU4SKLc

FMVs look like they may have been upscaled.


yup... looks like they didnt show anything else...  which sucks..  but remember, that might just be taken from psx game and made into a trailer.  It proves nothing.  Although I'd be surprised if they didn't do something with the FMV.

So basically they've put in a minimal amount of effort to add useless features like achievements, cloud saves and a basic trainer . . .
Maybe they've also added robust copy protection and anti-modification systems to make the purchase worthwhile.

Nothing is unbreakable... least of all FF7 PC.
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Re: Square Enix files for domain “finalfantasyviipc.com”
« Reply #52 on: 2012-07-04 15:05:36 »
Wow this is pretty big news :mrgreen:
« Last Edit: 2012-07-04 15:07:33 by e1sunz »

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Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #53 on: 2012-07-04 15:28:16 »
http://www.rpgsite.net/news/1781-final-fantasy-viis-pc-rerelease-is-happening

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Square Enix has just confirmed that Final Fantasy VII's PC rerelease is real.

We reported that Square Enix had working versions of the PC ports for FF7 and FF8 on Steam back in June of 2011. Rumours resurfaced last month, a year on, when an official website for the game was accidentally leaked by a Square Enix blunder.

That website is now online.

IT IS HAPPENING. YES.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #54 on: 2012-07-04 15:33:19 »
I'm so pumped. They haven't confirmed that there have been any graphical enhancements that I've seen however it is worth noting that the system requirements have increased quite a bit from the initial release :P

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Re: Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #55 on: 2012-07-04 15:53:42 »
It is very unlikely they have (or could depending on if high res backups were made).   They want your money at the lowest inconvenience.  Prepare for a slightly less bugged game with upscaled FMV from psx.

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Re: Square Enix files for domain “finalfantasyviipc.com”
« Reply #56 on: 2012-07-04 15:57:44 »
Yup, these are higher requirements alright. I'm a bit concerned that every official reference appears to be to Europe; I see no sign of a US release.

Regarding its release, also of note:
Quote from: http://finalfantasyviipc.com/en
Available Exclusively on the SQUARE ENIX Store

Eek.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #57 on: 2012-07-04 17:25:45 »
I will be interested to see what they do about sounds and music, surely they won't be relying on MIDI anymore? haha!
Also what do you think will happen with regards to disc swapping?

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Re: Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #58 on: 2012-07-04 17:29:24 »
I think aali is fixing the issue anyway so that we dont need ff7music, but it would be good they could do it too.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #59 on: 2012-07-04 17:30:48 »
This is more like a torture to any "re-make" fans than an offer...

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« Reply #60 on: 2012-07-04 17:33:17 »
We knew it was coming, so this launch trailer is not a great surprise. It is nice to see it finally in action though, as a downloadable PC release available via Square’s own PC download service.

It’s listed as “coming soon” with the achievements and cloud saves we already reported on but there are some minimum system requirements up, in case you’re wondering.

Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 (32/64-bit)
2GHz Processor or faster
1GB RAM
DirectX 9-compatible graphic card

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qr4TgU4SKLc

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Re: Final Fantasy VII re-released confirmed by Square Enix!
« Reply #61 on: 2012-07-04 17:37:02 »
I think aali is fixing the issue anyway so that we dont need ff7music, but it would be good they could do it too.
Not happy with that. I think it's great to have it because that way we aren't restricted to hearing the same old stuff again and again. Plus there are so many awesome fan-made remixes and reproductions that it would be a crying shame not to be able to put it.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #62 on: 2012-07-04 18:19:01 »
We don't need to active threads about the exact same thing, so I used my magic powers to merge them. ~Covarr

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #63 on: 2012-07-04 19:11:45 »
But We don`t have 8 bit palleted textures anymore! Joking!

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #64 on: 2012-07-04 19:21:23 »
Pretty cool stuff :V

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #65 on: 2012-07-04 20:03:57 »
Pretty cool stuff :V
Hey, look who it is!


As for this re-release.  Is it just me or do the FMV's somehow seem smoother?

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #66 on: 2012-07-04 20:43:31 »
Not showing any kind of in-game stuff? It somehow smells fishy for me. I hope they aren't planning to release the PSX ISOs packed with VGS or some other sort of emulator. That would be pretty disapointing.

Nice to see you around Millenia, by the way!
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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #67 on: 2012-07-04 20:53:38 »
Same with me... and showing fmv proves nothing...  as i said that can just be a guy who made a trailor with psx ones

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #68 on: 2012-07-04 21:01:26 »
Hey, look who it is!

huh :) Hello Millenia!

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #69 on: 2012-07-04 21:46:26 »
How will this affect modding?  Do you forsee huge rewrites or will they hopefully slip over the top like a nice Silk Dress? *zomg see what I did thar?*

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #70 on: 2012-07-04 22:23:45 »
How will this affect modding?  Do you forsee huge rewrites or will they hopefully slip over the top like a nice Silk Dress? *zomg see what I did thar?*

According to my sources, game only Works with Savage S3, Sound card with 32 voices, and 16 MB ram, no Nvidia support, no Ati 128, no mp3, no HD FMV ( resolution 320x240 ultra pixeled), and software mode is recommended. Please, downgrade your computer with Windows 98.

Now without jokes, hope they port FFIX and X.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #71 on: 2012-07-04 22:29:01 »
Yeah a little bird told me this was happening a while ago. The hint of the 'boost' would be in the system specs.

 Minimum System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 (32/64-bit) • 2GHz Processor or faster • 1GB RAM •
DirectX 9-compatible graphic card
 That's a whole lot for a simple port. :) There is a screenshot in there, it looks pretty sharp. The movies are 100% cleaned up.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #72 on: 2012-07-04 22:33:17 »
The movies look same as psx to me....  possibly with a crappy filter job.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #73 on: 2012-07-04 23:01:31 »
Considering the stated requirements:
    Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 (32/64bits) - 2GHz - 1GB - 2.16GB - DirectX 9.0c-compatible graphic card - DirectX 9.0c
That's barely more than it takes to run the original game on a modern machine.
Those are more like the specs to run Windows 7 with adequate performance.
The required 2.16GB for a  3 CD-Rom game + the downloaded setup files leaves little room for improvements.
Applying all of the mods found here results in a Final Fantasy VII installation of nearly 9GB.
That doesn't even include the setup files!

Would they reissue the PC version with all its bugs?  Or is it in Square's best interest to release the PSX version with an emulator?
Could it be the international English language PC version that was released in the Asian market?
Upon its release, the PC version of FF7 received mediocre review scores at best.
Hopefully it's not a grab for cash and the years of FF7 fan love have influenced Square.

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Re: Final Fantasy VII Rerelease thread
« Reply #74 on: 2012-07-04 23:25:10 »
Well mods don't count. You are making the program do what it wasn't meant to do. with un-optimised resources... they bought eidos not to long ago wonder if it has sumthin' to do with that. It's very likley they at the very least fixed the broken mini-games and the pixelated look. As it stands barebones FF7 PC is unplayable. To me even with mods.