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Final Fantasy VIII Remastered: How Long to Beat

Squall begins the journey once again!
Squall in the Final Fantasy VIII Cover Image

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered has recently been added to the PlayStation Now collection this month and many eagle-eyed fans will be taking to the experience once again to begin their journey through the gorgeous, bucolic world and the enrapturing story of the 1999 classic. You may be wondering how long it takes to beat Final Fantasy VIII Remastered and this guide will take you over everything you need to know about how much time you will be able to invest in the instalment.

How Long to Beat Final Fantasy VIII Remastered

There is plenty of knowledge to be learned from the average playtime of the experience. The main story has an average main story playthrough time of 40 hours, 41 minutes. The game is needless to say colossal in scale and similar to Final Fantasy VII in its scale and scope.

Someone who plays through the game at a leisurely pace is more than likely to encounter runtimes close to 68 hours and 40 minutes or over. That’s just for the main story alone, players who seek to complete absolutely everything the game has to offer completionist style are more than likely to spend on average 81 hours, 57 minutes completing their playthrough.

The Final Fantasy series is commonly known for its vast and long games, the story offered to players is certainly one to play through this October.

How to Pick Up The Title Through PlayStation Now

As aforementioned, the game is available for free to download or stream right now on PlayStation Now. In order to get your copy, firstly make sure you are subscribed to the PS Now service then head to the corresponding app in your library.

Once in the PlayStation Now app, you will be met with the list of this month’s featured games, Final Fantasy VIII Remastered will be on that list. Go into it and download or stream the game; you are now set to experience this classic title in its remastered style!

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is available now on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Android, and PC.

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