During E3 2021, Square Enix announced that FF II, III, IV, V, and VI, are coming to mobile and PC in a new "Pixel Remastered" form. These remakes promise a universal update to the pixel graphics found in these retro titles alongside a rearranged soundtrack and improved gameplay. Exciting right? Especially because Final Fantasy fans considered the current Steam ports subpar compared to the GBA and mobile versions.
However, screenshots of Pixel Remastered gameplay has recently caused an uproar online. The main topic of discussion seems to be the ugly font choice. When playing an RPG, you expect a certain degree of immersion. From the music to the landscapes and even the start menu, the game's entire purpose is to transport you. The font may seem like a small detail in the grand scheme of these remakes, but it can take a player out of the moment when they look photoshopped into the game.