27 Aug 2021 10:04 AM +00:00

Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Series Gets A PC Patch, Fixing Window Settings

Square Enix has deployed a PC patch for Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Series, which currently covers the first three entries.

Following news of Final Fantasy IV: Pixel Remaster's release next month, this patch addresses some of the game's more notable problems, including window display settings being reset each time you launch the games. Screen-tearing issues have also been addressed.

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Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Series Gets A PC Patch, Fixing Window Settings

You can find the full patch notes for Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II and Final Fantasy III in the respective links. Each ends with a note saying "Further updates are planned, including overall stability and speed improvements," and we've copied them from Steam below:

Final Fantasy

  • If the game was played after selecting “Fullscreen” or “Borderless Windowed” in the display settings and the game is closed, it will start with the same settings.
  • The window size on initial start-up will now match resolutions for various monitors.
  • Made improvements to alleviate screen tearing that can occur with some PC environments. This update focused on windowed mode, and will continue to be worked on.
  • Fixed the following issues.
    ・Under certain circumstances, the graphics may become corrupted when restarting the game after returning to the title screen.
    ・If the OS region setting is set to certain regions, some graphics may not display correctly.
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Final Fantasy II

  • If the game was played after selecting “Fullscreen” or “Borderless Windowed” in the display settings and the game is closed, it will start with the same settings.
  • The window size on initial start-up will now match resolutions for various monitors.
  • Made improvements to alleviate screen tearing that can occur with some PC environments. This update focused on windowed mode, and will continue to be worked on.
  • Fixed the following issues.
    ・Under certain circumstances, the graphics may become corrupted when restarting the game after returning to the title screen.
    ・If the OS region setting is set to certain regions, some graphics may not display correctly.
    ・After defeating the enemies in the front row, the enemies in the back row may not be treated as front row.
    ・”Cure” and “Life” do not function correctly while “Blood Sword” is equipped.
    ・Using certain spells repeatedly during battle may slow down processing.
    ・Escaping to the world map from certain towns under certain circumstances using Teleport or Warp may cause a blocker bug.
    ・Fixed some text.
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Final Fantasy III

  • If the game was played after selecting “Fullscreen” or “Borderless Windowed” in the display settings and the game is closed, it will start with the same settings.
  • The window size on initial start-up will now match resolutions for various monitors.
  • Made improvements to alleviate screen tearing that can occur with some PC environments. This update focused on windowed mode, and will continue to be worked on.
  • Fixed the following issues.
    ・Under certain circumstances, the graphics may become corrupted when restarting the game after returning to the title screen.
    ・If the OS region setting is set to certain regions, some graphics may not display correctly.
    ・During battle with certain enemies, the game may stop progressing if all allies are defeated except a Dragoon using Jump.
    ・Certain event battle conditions may be difficult to fulfil depending on the character progression level.
    ・Fixed some images and text.
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Source: RPG Site