Square Enix has released an updated version of Final Fantasy IX for Apple and Android devices. Mobile device owners can download the game for a discounted price of £12.99 / €16.99 until the 21st February. After that date, the game will cost you £15.99 / €20.99.

Here’s an overview of the game’s newest features for mobile devices:

  • High-definition movies and character models
  • New cloud save feature allows players to back up save data to play across other compatible devices
  • Auto save function
  • Seven all-new optional booster features, including high speed mode and no encounter mode, which will allow players to automatically master equipped weapons and gear, as well as maximize character levels, magic stone counts and gil


FFIX tells the story of the bandit Zidane Tribal who plans to kidnap the princess of Alexandria, Garnet Til Alexandros the 17th, with the troupe of thieves known as Tantalus. An unlikely series of events set Zidane, Garnet, the shy yet powerful black mage Vivi Ornitier, the loyal knight Adelbert Steiner, and other memorable characters on an epic journey as they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.

This upgraded version of the 2000 classic will also released for PC via Steam at a later date with keyboard and mouse compatibility along with full Steam trading cards and achievements.