Final Fantasy VII officially back on PC, not a remake though

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While a remake of Final Fantasy VII has been on every JRPG fan's mind for years ever since the big tease by Square Enix, it has become more like a pipe dream at this point.

Still, for those who fondly remember playing their copies of FFVII on their PC, and installing the game using the multiple discs it came on (well maybe not that part), will be able to once again rekindle those memories, because FFVII is making its way back as a digital download.

The game's info page on the Square Enix site reveals that there will be numerous improvements to the game. Though not graphical, these additions will utilize features that have somewhat become of a standard, such as cloud saves and achievements.

Achievements – Whether you´re a seasoned FINAL FANTASY VII veteran or exploring this RPG classic for the very first time, show off your in-game accomplishments and put your gaming skills to the test with 36 brand new achievements to unlock. Share your profile with friends online to find out who is the ultimate FINAL FANTASY fan.

Cloud Saves – If you´re away from home or simply using a different computer to play, enjoy FINAL FANTASY VII wherever you are. With cloud save support in FINAL FANTASY VII you can continue your game progress right where you left off (Requires Internet Connection).

Character Booster – Find yourself stuck on a difficult section or lacking the funds to buy that vital Phoenix Down? With the Character Booster you can increase your HP, MP and Gil levels to their maximum, all with the simple click of a button, leaving you to enjoy your adventure.

Optimized for PC – FINAL FANTASY VII has been updated to support the latest hardware and Windows Operating Systems.

So are you excited to once again make your way into Midgar and take on the evil Shinra?

Mike Splechta GameZone's Editor-in-Chief, retro game enthusiast, savior of kittens. Follow me @Michael_GZ
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