Final Fantasy IX released on Steam

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  1. GuyInDogSuit
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  2. Joe88

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    good stuff

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    One of the better games in the serie.
     
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    I will probably get it when (if ever) OSX version is released (because I chose the path of suffering).
    Meanwhile, if I happen to get nostalgic, pcsx-r I suppose.
     
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    you just wait until they release Final Fantasy XXX.... will the best in the series. will make you come to heaven early.
     
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    Well, FFs have been becoming narrower storywise anyway, perhaps its time already to drop de façade altogether?
     
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    Never going to happen when we are also on track for COD 80.

    Also this is a straight mobile port, vote with your wallets people.
     
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    I vote for my ps1 discs :)
     
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    I would really like to see this remaster or whatever it is on a console, (like the FF7 remaster you can get on psn right now). Man this looks beautiful.
     
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    I would love to have such a remaster version on the 3DS actually.
     
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    you damned dirty pirate! :creep:

    you'll be offended!
     
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    Wow, those graphics are horrible. It looks like a badly set-up PS1 emulator!
     
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    Ps1 disc won then :D
     
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    I don't see how they could have enhanced the characters but not the backgrounds....
     
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    Enhance characters: Upscale and retouch a couple of textures, not so much work, relatively cheap.
    Enhance backgrounds: Redraw a hell lot of those paintings, a lot of work. Hmmm... expensive, less profit, no go.
    I suppose.
     
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    Technically, if they used some filters ala EPSXE, it could look a lot better with less work.
     
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    Yeah, but that would have been cheap... Oh, wait!
     
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    They did use some sort of filtering for the backgrounds, the only way to get a good result though would be to redraw the backgrounds. The more "intelligent" filters like hq4x, xBRZ etc. have glaringly obvious flaws that can get annoying to look at.
     
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    Looks like bilinear filtering. Not really the best result.
     
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    I must say the low-res backgrounds look out of place with the redrawn character textures. It's a pity really as there is not much reason to play this over the PSX version when it's just a lazy port. The game deserves better than that.
    But maybe someone will make a high res mod for the backgrounds.