In its first week of sales in Japan, the Nintendo DS revamp of Final Fantasy III sold 503,051 units, an estimated 91% of the initial shipment. In its second week of sales, the new release sold 45,949 copies; numbers that will undoubtedly inspire high hopes for the North American and European release of the game.
Nobuo Uematsu, famed veteran FF composer, oversaw the rearrangement of tracks for this release, while Tomoya Asano produced the remake.
Final Fantasy III was announced on October 7th, 2004. It was released in Japan on August 24th, 2006, and is currently headed for a November 14th, 2006 release, days behind the October 31st release of Final Fantasy XII in North America.
The list of people waiting to buy this game starts with me.
Square Enix has revealed that Final Fantasy III is coming to PC via Steam. The game will be a port of the Nintendo DS version released in back in 2006 which has been optimised for PC gaming with new and improved 3D visuals and story sequences. It will also include Steam Trading Cards and Achievements and new visual designs for...
With the tremendously popular remake of Final Fantasy III a financial success in both Japan and the United States, Square Enix is beginning the media blitz that precedes most of the company’s major releases. Enjoy the sparse sequences from Final Fantasy III’s opening FMV sequence. You can view the video here.
Final Fantasy III, the "lost" installment of the franchise, is set to make its debut across Europe on May 4th, 2007. Featuring original art by Yoshitaka Amano, character designs by Akihiko Yoshida, with a revamped score initially composed by Nobuo Uematsu, Final Fantasy III promises to be worth the 17 year long wait. Final Fantasy III was released in Japan...