I don’t know about you, but for me, this was long overdue. This was my first Final Fantasy game, and I loved every minute of it. This is what made me a gamer. So you can imagine how excited I was when I first heard the music come on to reveal Final Fantasy VIII Remastered.

Obviously, the visuals aren’t up to par with a game like the Final Fantasy VII Remake, but it definitely got a face lift. I’m assuming trophies and achievements will also make its way to the game, and I will definitely be going for that platinum. I also can’t wait to spend multiple meaningless hours playing one of my favorite card games, Triple Triad.

Below is the announce trailer for Final Fantasy VIII:

Who else is ready for the nostalgia to soak into their veins? The release date was very vague with just a “2019” release date, but up until it was leaked on Twitter I didn’t think this remaster would even be real.