Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Adds Levels Up Its Job System
Two jobs per character. Let the chocobos and tonberries rejoice across Ivalice as players will be getting a HUGE gameplay update that lets characters take on a second job in Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. Aside from the new gorgeous visual upgrade, the HD remaster for PlayStation 2 JRPG classic was eagerly anticipated as it would be using the International version of the game which included a job system that was not present in the vanilla version. The International version remained in Japan, but the upcoming remaster will let JRPG fans around the world to experience the gameplay overhaul.
In a press release sent yesterday, Square Enix Japan has revealed the dual-job class system in the upcoming Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. So, how does it work? Well, once a character levels up enough to unlock the “L Board Plus”, then the said character will able to get a secondary job to complement their skill set. In the older International version, players would be stuck to one job and unable to change jobs after picking one out for the cast. With this new system, you can finally turn Balthier, FF XII’s leading man, into a Samurai/Machinist to save Ivalice.
Aside from the new addition to the job system, the press release also gave us a glimpse of a new real-time transparent map. You can turn on the map by hitting “L3” while exploring the many dungeons and fields of the game. Loading times will also be getting sliced down as well. Besides that, there will also be eight new songs recorded for field and boss music for the game too.
The wait for the gorgeous-looking Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will be that much harder as it comes for PS4 on July 11.