'Final Fantasy VII', 'VIII' denied Steam release
Published Jun 23 2011, 15:19 BST | By Matthew Reynolds Final Fantasy VII
on PC have been considered for release on Steam, according to a report.Square Enix
has registered both games on the digital distribution service but won't release them for technical reasons, according to RPG Site
Despite tweaking both Final Fantasy
titles to make them compatible with modern operating systems, they frequently crash to the desktop. rendering them unplayable.
The report added that both games have been available on Steam in their entirety since sometime last year.Final Fantasy VII
and Final Fantasy VIII
were ported to PC several years after their respective PlayStation releases.
Both games have since been re-released on PlayStation Network
for PlayStation 3 and PSP.
Square Enix has previously expressed interest in a Final Fantasy VII remake
due to a high volume of requests from fans.> Retro Corner: Final Fantasy VIII