Square Enix is bringing back an underrated title from the PS2 Vault. Final Fantasy Xii will make a comeback on the PS4 system in just a few months, taking on a new monicker and adding new game mechanics to bring in new players and old ones that are looking for a nostalgic trip.

Screenshots revealed

Recently, developers of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age released several screenshots to give gamers a glimpse of the much-improved Royal City of Rabanastre and its people. Bandai Namco also included images of the updated character models, combat, and the Gambit Slot system; you can check out the details below

The game is an HD remaster of the international version of Final Fantasy XII, which for a period was solely exclusive to Japan.

The new game will be the first international version that's available in the English language. The Japanese game developer behind the fantasy RPG also added new elements to the title, including a modernized Job system and several undisclosed gameplay tweaks to improve the overall gaming experience.

Remastered masterpiece

The updated HD version also includes a remastered soundtrack and a new option that allows players to travel from one region to another more efficiently. The screenshot show HD images of the Kingdom of Dalmasca, street views of the Skycity of Bhujerba, snippets of the Archadian Empire and its Imperial City, Archades. There are also images of the Rozarrian Empire and the franchise's races such as the Humes, the Viera, Bangaa, Seeq, and the universally present Moogle.

The game's main characters, Vaan, Viera, Ashe, Balthier, Penelo, Fran, Basch, Vayne, Larsa, and Gabranth also received aesthetic improvements to adapt to the PS4. The original game was the last Final Fantasy franchise that graced the PS2 after the release of the PS3 system. Although it did not receive the success of Final Fantasy 7 and Final Fantasy 10, the game is still a solid RPG built on a new battle system when it came out in 2006.

It featured flawless cinematic scenes that often appear on in-game cuts. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will surely entice gamers with its intriguing story that revolves around the power and war. The game could potentially fill the void left by the upcoming remaster of Final Fantasy 7 until its release. It is due to hit PS4 markets in the U.S. and Europe on July 11. The title will be out on July 13 in Japan and the game soundtrack on July 19. Expect more information from Square Enix in the following days.