Initially launched on PlayStation in 1997, Closing Fantasy VII was inside a 12 months ported to Home windows PCs and launched in June 1998. It’s kind of long-in-the-tooth, positive, however has at all times had a devoted group of modders doing fine details: one nut has confirmed particularly robust to crack, nevertheless. The sport is locked at 15 frames a second.
It is a specific downside with the unique PC model due to the UI, which ran at the next framerate within the unique PlayStation model and likewise elements into sure later assaults, similar to Cait Sith’s little fruit machine wheels. The PC model is usually thought to be inferior because of this, and the opposite downside is that the sport is comparatively talking extraordinarily outdated, it represents Sq.’s first actual try at 3D world-building, and primarily it is a nightmare to mod: It took modders years to construct probably the most ‘fundamental’ instruments and the dedication required means it is not probably the most engaging factor to work on, when you like to indicate outcomes.
Anyway: Talking of which, transfer over Closing Fantasy VII Remake! Because of the work of the FFNx modding project, the unique Closing Fantasy 7 has been modded to run at 60FPS.
“We now have been requested as a gaggle just about every day for this mod,” says Tsunamods within the above video, earlier than displaying off the sport earlier than and after. It is vital to keep in mind that he is additionally utilizing an entire bunch of different mods right here on high of the 60FPS mod (when you’re questioning why issues just like the UI and character fashions look a bit odd).
The 60FPS mod is in public launch, although the staff behind it are eager to emphasize this can be a beta launch and it is nonetheless squashing bugs. The above video incorporates a obtain hyperlink for the mod in description, and from round 9:30 walks you thru the set up course of.
I assumed I cherished Closing Fantasy 7, however this modder is principally on the verge of weeping as he watches it operating at 60FPS. I am not an unlimited fan of among the different visible mods happening right here, however put these to 1 facet and there is no query the sport seems a hell of quite a bit smoother now. If Closing Fantasy 7 Remake solely ended up slightly ruining those childhood memories, this seems like the absolute best various.