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App description: --------------------------------------------------
Due to the size of the application, the download may take a considerable amount of time to complete. The app uses 3.9GB of space. When downloading the game for the first time, you must have more than 4GB of space available on your device. Version updates for the app will use more than 4GB of space. Please ensure that there is plenty of space available on your device before downloading.
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Description
Selling over 5.5million copies since its release in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX proudly returns on iOS!
Now you can relive the adventures of Zidane and his crew in the palm of your hands!

Enjoy this classic FINAL FANTASY experience with no additional fees or purchases.


Story
Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria.
To their surprise, however, the princess herself yearned to escape the castle.
Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, fall in with Zidane and set out on an incredible journey.
Meeting unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.


Gameplay Features

Abilities
Learn new abilities by equipping items.
When fully mastered, these abilities can be used even without equipping items, allowing for nearly endless customization options.

Trance
Fill your Trance gauge as you sustain hits in battle.
When fully charged, your characters will enter Trance mode, granting them powerful new skills!

Synthesis
Never let items go to waste. Combine two items or pieces of equipment together and make better, stronger items!

Minigames
Whether it's Chocobo Hot and Cold, Jump Rope, or Tetra Master, there are plenty of minigames to enjoy when you're not off saving the world.
You can even earn special item rewards!


Additional Features
Achievements
7 game boosters including high speed and no encounter modes.
Autosave
High-definition movies and character models.




Operating System
iOS 7.0 or later

Recommended Devices
iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
iPad (4th Generation), iPad Air, iPad Air 2
iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4
iPod touch (6th Generation)

We cannot guarantee proper performance on devices other than those listed above.
Please confirm your device model before downloading this app.

Eli's comments:

FINAL FANTASY Ⅸ

SQUARE ENIX INC
Genres: Games Adventure Entertainment Role Playing
GAME CENTER ENABLED
$16.99 USD


Quote:
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●Special sale price for the FINAL FANTASY IX release!
●20% off from February 10 to February 21, 2016!
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- As this application is very large, it will take some time to download.
- This application takes up around 4GB of memory. Over 8GB of free space is required to download it, so make sure that ample spare memory is available before attempting to do so.
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■Description
Selling over 5.5million copies since its release in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX proudly returns on iOS!
Now you can relive the adventures of Zidane and his crew in the palm of your hands!

Enjoy this classic FINAL FANTASY experience with no additional fees or purchases.


■Story
Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria.
To their surprise, however, the princess herself yearned to escape the castle.
Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, fall in with Zidane and set out on an incredible journey.
Meeting unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.


■Gameplay Features

・Abilities
Learn new abilities by equipping items.
When fully mastered, these abilities can be used even without equipping items, allowing for nearly endless customization options.

・Trance
Fill your Trance gauge as you sustain hits in battle.
When fully charged, your characters will enter Trance mode, granting them powerful new skills!

・Synthesis
Never let items go to waste. Combine two items or pieces of equipment together and make better, stronger items!

・Minigames
Whether it's Chocobo Hot and Cold, Jump Rope, or Tetra Master, there are plenty of minigames to enjoy when you're not off saving the world.
You can even earn special item rewards!


■Additional Features
・Achievements
・7 game boosters including high speed and no encounter modes.
・Autosave
・High-definition movies and character models.


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Operating System
iOS 7.0 or later

Recommended Devices
iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
iPad (4th Generation), iPad Air, iPad Air 2
iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4
iPod touch (6th Generation)

We cannot guarantee proper performance on devices other than those listed above.
Please confirm your device model before downloading this app.

Supported Devices:
  • iPhone4
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G
  • iPhone4S
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPhone5
  • iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPhone5c
  • iPhone5s
  • iPhone6
  • iPhone6Plus
  • iPodTouchSixthGen

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 7.0

Download Size: 1.9GB

02-09-2016, 11:00 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,194
Ah... So the real wait begins. Shouldnt be too long now.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

02-09-2016, 11:02 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,194
The fourth(?) screenshot where it first shows the options... Are those the included cheats like what they added in FF7? Those 2 options say MAX, and it usually only means that.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
02-09-2016, 11:02 AM
#4
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1,937
This might be the only FF I play. I've never completed any of them, but I heard this is the best one?
02-09-2016, 11:09 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,549
oooooooooooooo made my day, time to go buy a jp AppStore card

im a rpg loving kind of guy
02-09-2016, 11:10 AM
#6
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Based Xatu View Post
This might be the only FF I play. I've never completed any of them, but I heard this is the best one?
Everyone will have a different opinion of course, But this (alongside X) has always been my favourite since I played it.

if you're only going to play one this is a great choice.

EDIT- English version is out too !!!

Last edited by Almyn; 02-09-2016 at 11:13 AM.
02-09-2016, 11:13 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,549
btw the translation for the beginning of the app description.

FANTASY IX delivery start anniversary sale !
● during the following period , will be sold at 20 % off !
● 2016/2/10 ~ 2016/2/21
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For and capacity of large application , it takes time to download .
And capacity of this app Thank about 4GB. Since the time of the download you will need to free space of more than 8GB, so that you can try with a margin , thank you

im a rpg loving kind of guy
02-09-2016, 11:13 AM
#8
Out now in the US App Store!!

Devices: iPad Pro 12.9", iPhone 6 Game center ID: volcanopele
Current Games: Ascension, Minecraft: PE, Jade Empire, Panzer Corps, Twilight Struggle
02-09-2016, 11:19 AM
#9
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,549
OMG YESS! go on App Store and type Final Fantasy IX and its there for 16.99$$$$ YESSS

im a rpg loving kind of guy
02-09-2016, 11:25 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 1,333
Only FF game I played was FF7 on ps1.
What happened to FF8?

Looking forward to try this