We're thrilled to announce the return of GamesBeat Next, hosted in San Francisco this October, where we will explore the theme of "Playing the Edge." Apply to speak here and learn more about sponsorship opportunities here. At the event, we will also announce 25 top game startups as the 2024 Game Changers. Apply or nominate today!

Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy VIII is getting remastered during its Electronic Entertainment Expo event today in Los Angeles.

It is coming out later in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. This is the last game of the RPG series from originally PlayStation era to get a remaster.

Final Fantasy VIII first came out for PlayStation back in 1999.

Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy IX have already their remasters for modern systems, leading some fans to wonder when FFVIII would get the same treatment. But FFVIII won’t have to suffer that indignity any longer.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Discover our Briefings.