★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.

Will Final Fantasy VII come to iPad?

07-20-2014, 01:34 AM
#11
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: California
Posts: 1,843
The answer is almost certainly yes. However, when that will happen is anyone's guess.

The good news is, Square Enix recently semi-remastered the game for PC. Presumably some of that work can be made applicable for iOS.

Size limits are less of a concern than many people think - compression technology has come a long, long way since that game was originally released. Compressing the graphics, sound, and video using modern codecs, instead of those from the 90s, will likely be able to give better quality and much smaller app sizes.

AfterPad.com - MFi Gaming News | Game List | Controllers | Twitter
07-20-2014, 03:59 AM
#12
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Portsmouth, England
Posts: 540
The game that started it all for me back in the 90's. I would pay decent money for the for sure.

Vita Favourites - Walking Dead, Killzone, Borderlands 2, Final Fantasy X, Helldivers, MLB 15.
IOS favourites - Dead Space, Xcom, Shadowrun.
Multiplayer ID - Magnum0ik (use a zero)

07-20-2014, 11:15 AM
#13
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 777
Considering Final Fantasy I - VI have all been released, seems like just a matter of time for VII. The hardware can certainly manage it.
07-24-2014, 08:17 AM
#14
Plus as games getter bigger and bigger Apple will increase the size limit accordingly.
07-29-2015, 09:51 AM
#15
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 2
FF7 iOS release

EDIT: Jesus I just revived this post I'm so sorry. Didn't realize it was posted in 2014... Uhhhh my bad. Googling for FF7 iOS brought it up. Sorry guys...
Original post:
You guys do know that since E3 this year, Square Enix announced FF7 coming to iOS, right? The app limit for the App Store has increased from 2gb to 4gb as well, making this more than possible. Plus with app stripping coming in iOS 9 this fall, apps will be smaller than before while retaining the quality thanks to downloading only necessary parts of the app for the specific device, instead of all or nothing!

TL;DR: FF7 is slated for a summer release on iOS.
07-30-2015, 06:38 AM
#16
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: U.S.A., earth
Posts: 88
They've always priced their FF ports at premium levels. I think we can expect at least $15. However, the previous ones have all gone on sale at some point, so 30% to 60% off.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mene View Post
With Apple's strict 2gb app limit. Sadly no chance.
This can't true. IIRC, Space Hulk is just over 2 GB.
08-04-2015, 12:14 PM
#17
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 643
2 gig limit was obliterated awhile back

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/disney-infinity-toy-box-2.0/id895324943?mt=8
This was the first one to be allowed to go beyond that cap, 3.8gig download.

Gamecenter : taeles