Final Fantasy VII arrives on Steam

Updated PC version hits Valve's digital store.

Final Fantasy VII has arrived on Steam.

Originally released in 1997 as a PlayStation exclusive, Final Fantasy VII was later released on PC in 1998, with an updated version released on the Square Enix Online Store. Square’s classic is now available on Valve’s digital distribution platform for $11.99 / £9.99.

Like its Square Store counterpart, the game’s Steam edition comes with the following features:

  • 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. Saves can only be transferred between a maximum of 3 computers at any one time).
  • 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 PCFinal Fantasy VII has been updated to support the latest hardware and Windows Operating Systems.

And in case you’ve yet to play Final Fantasy VII, here’s Steam’s synopsis: “Avalanche was secretly formed to wage a rebellion against Shinra Inc., an organisation which is absorbing Mako energy, destroying the natural resources of the planet. Cloud, a former member of Shinra’s elite combat force, Soldier, was involved with the bombing of the Mako Reactor.”

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