In a move that has answered many a wish I’ve had ever since I sold my physical copies, Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy VI are coming to the PlayStation Network. If you have never played either one of these games, you have been missing out on two of the greatest role playing games ever created, and should probably contribute to our I Confess series is in order. That being said, there is no current release date available for each of these games. They have been on the Japanese PSN Store for a while now and have just recently been rated by the ESRB which is how we found out that the games will soon be released.
The one downside to all of this is, of course, the load times. These will be re-releases of the PSOne versions of the game and have built in load times into the game. This means that no matter what the format is, there will be pauses throughout the games. It makes the games a lot longer than normal, but it’s a small gripe in an otherwise great package.
If you don’t want to deal with the frustration of the load times, you could just wait until both of these games are released on the Virtual Console. Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger will be ports of the Super Nintendo versions of the games which had no load times and are the best versions of the game to have. It’s just a rumor that these games will be coming out on the Virtual Console, but Square Enix would be stupid to pass up the opportunity to milk the two greatest games in its catalog.