Digital Release:Steam
April 09, 2009
Delisting:September 04, 2018
Developer:Square Enix
Publisher:Square Enix
Available On:Retail
Xbox 360
PC
Links:SteamDB page
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Delisting

The Last Remnant was delisted on Steam on September 4th, 2018. Square Enix announced the delisting on August 24th on the game’s Steam and Square Enix store pages. The announcement follows:

We will soon be discontinuing digital and physical sales of The Last Remnant on PC.

Sales will cease at the times below:-

Japan region: Wednesday 5th September, approximately 2:00 (JST)
NA region: Tuesday 4th September, approximately 10:00(PDT)
EU region: Tuesday 4th September, approximately 17:00(GMT)

Anyone already owning the game will still be able to play as per usual.

Thanks to everyone who’s adventured with the Mitras, Yamas, Qsitis and Sovanis!

No explanation was given but on September 11th, 2018 Square Enix announced that a remastered edition of the game would be coming exclusively to PlayStation 4 on December 6th for $19.99. Dubious as the practice is, it seems most likely that Square Enix delisted the Steam version to make sure that PlayStation 4 was the only place to buy the game digitally. A reappearance on Steam (and possibly other console platforms) is expected sometime in 2019.

The Last Remnant remains available on physical media for Xbox 360 and PC although some state that the PC version is vastly improved over the Xbox 360 original.

 

About the Game

Mitra, yama, qsiti, sovani… These four races exist in one world.

A world filled with Remnants — mysterious artifacts from an ancient era.
Who created the Remnant? How long ago? And for what purpose?
With these questions left unanswered, the Remnants became beneficial tools used for the good of civilization.
The world was at peace…or so it seemed. Who was to know such darkness lay in wait?
The powers of the Remnants slowly began to change the world’s balance.
A rift slowly formed between those who ruled and those who obeyed.

This was the dawning of a new era — an era of countless frays that would be brought upon the world by those enslaved by their own lust for power. A thousand years later, the journey of one young man begins.

Featuring an enthralling story, countless characters and an intricate battle system, Square Enix brings the RPG experience known as The Last Remnant to the PC.

  • Discover new strategies in the improved battle system.
  • Blast through your battles with Turbo Mode
  • Battles can be played out with twice the speed for faster game progression
  • No more leader units
  • Enjoy more freedom when creating unions!
  • A new equipment preview feature
  • Use the preview feature to purchase items depending on stats or aesthetics
  • Choose between English or Japanese voice acting
  • The voices can be switched between Japanese and English

 

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