Final Fantasy VIII

1999 role-playing video game

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.

Final Fantasy VIII
Director(s)Yoshinori Kitase
Producer(s)Shinji Hashimoto
Designer(s)Hiroyuki Ito
Programmer(s)Ken Narita
Artist(s)Yusuke Naora
Writer(s)Kazushige Nojima
Composer(s)Nobuo Uematsu
SeriesFinal Fantasy
Platform(s)PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
February 11, 1999
    • PlayStation
      • JP: February 11, 1999
      • NA: September 9, 1999
      • EU: October 27, 1999
      • AU: October 29, 1999
    • Microsoft Windows
      • NA: January 25, 2000
      • EU: February 18, 2000
      • JP: March 23, 2000

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