Final Fantasy 12.....

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  1. Tikker
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    Tikker GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    So it turns out I'd completely forgotten that I had this game

    I no longer have a PS2, is there any way to play this game other than just ps2?
     
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  2. codychaosx

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    kinda thinking this doesnt belong here..but you could always play it on a pc with pcsx2 if you have a decent gaming rig.
     
  3. SolsticeKyros

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    That or if you have a PS3 with the PS2-compatible hardware on it, it MIGHT run the game but I know that specific release of the PS3 was only compatible with a few games.
     
  4. Pedeadstrian

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    Sell it and wait for the PS4 remaster.
     
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  5. Muffins

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    The "phat", BC-compatible models of the PS2 run FFXII flawlessly. Unfortunately, at the moment that's the only way outside of buying a PS2 that you can play the game.

    There were rumors recently swirling that a remake was in the works, but it turned out that it was an unfortunate misunderstanding by a music composer.
     
  6. Hungry Friend

    Hungry Friend It was my destiny to be here; in the box.

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    Emulator plus the patched, translated international version that was never released outside of Japan despite being called the fucking international version. I'm still pissed about that. If you just wanna play vanilla FF12 though buy a used PS2 or something.
     
  7. Muffins

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    I tried that. The novelty quickly wore off when I realized how limiting it was. New Game + would have been nice, but I like the fact that in vanilla FFXII by the end of the game my FranAshePen trio are superhuman godly beings of almighty destruction...
     
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  8. Blaze163

    Blaze163 The White Phoenix's purifying flame.

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    Bin it and play one of the decent FF games instead :P

    But seriously, barring an actual console your options are PC emulation or an older PS3, think it's just the 60GB models that play PS2 games, and even then it's sketchy at best.
     
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  9. Muffins

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    All the original launch model PS3s were backwards compatible. Later models removed the hardware emotion engine, and later models after that removed BC entirely.

    Little Sony Secret though- they never actually stopped working on that emulator they were using for PS2 games. Turns out they just wanted a way to make money off it (which they weren't by including it free in every PS3). So they changed their business model; instead of letting you put in a PS2 disc, the PSN store sells you "wrapped", emulated games instead. Enterprising individuals have actually managed to extract the .iso from the wrapper and re-insert their own games into it, and those re-wrapped games run fantastically... including FFXII.
     
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  10. Catastrophic

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    Original Phat model PS3s had perfect PS2 compatibility, but the price of one that works far outweigh the price of a PS2.

    I'd just get a PS2. They are dirt cheap.
     
  11. Hungry Friend

    Hungry Friend It was my destiny to be here; in the box.

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    Literally every RPG(or long game in general really) should have a NG+ feature and FFXII would benefit greatly from it due to random treasure chests and other annoying shit. Chrono Trigger introduced me to NG+, not sure if any other game had a feature like it before, but I've loved the feature ever since 1995 when I replayed CT with stupidly OP characters. It lets you kinda analyze small little details of the game without having to worry about levels, money, equipment and all that other stuff. 100% agree with you.
     
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  12. Tikker
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    Tikker GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    in hilarious news, I've now got the ps4 version, and it's been sitting untouched, just like my ps2 version lol
     
  13. Zyvyn

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    im able to play ps2 games on an intergrated GPU you dont need a gaming pc for ps2 emulation
     
  14. Marko76

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    Why dont ya just play it?? Its a bloody awesome game.
     
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