Final Fantasy IV Pixel Remaster soundtrack arrives on Ototoy

Jerry on 2022-03-19
The digital soundtrack album for Final Fantasy IV Pixel Remaster for Windows and smartphones is now available for purchase via the Ototoy music store in Japan. Excerpts of all arrangements are streaming on the official album website.

A variety of musicians participated in recording arrangements of composer Nobuo Uematsu's music score for the "Pixel Remaster." Hidenori Miyanaga from Square Enix's Osaka branch served as music director on the role-playing game, while arrangers include Yuko Komiyama, Ayumu Murai, Shingo Kataoka, Masashi Kuno, Ryoue Takagi, Tomonori Adachi, and Masaya Tsunemoto.

The Pixel Remaster editions are presented in a sprite-based format reminiscent of the franchise's Game Boy Advance ports, while also adopting a widescreen display. Additional features include a fast-forward option, mini-maps of dungeons and towns, a music player and bestiary. Character sprite art is overseen by pixel artist Kazuko Shibuya.

The Final Fantasy IV "Revival Disc" Music Blu-ray ships domestically through distributor Play-Asia. Vinyl record "Final Fantasy IV: Song of Heroes" ships from the Square Enix store for Europe.

From the product page:
The Kingdom of Baron sent their elite airship fleet, the Red Wings, to attack the surrounding countries. Distressed by his mission, Cecil, a dark knight and captain of the Red Wings, decides to fight against the tyrannical Baron with his trusted friend and his paramour at his side. In his search for the crystals, Cecil must travel over land, under the ground, to the Land of Summons, and even to the moon. Join forces with Kain the dragoon, Rosa the white mage, Rydia the summoner, and many more skilled allies.

FFIV is the first title to introduce the dynamic "Active Time Battle" system, where time moves even during battle, giving the players an exciting sense of urgency.Thanks to the wide appeal of the game, this revolutionary system would be implemented in many future titles in the series.
Square Enix - FINAL FANTASY IV PIXEL REMASTER Original Soundtrack Excerpts

Play-Asia - FINAL FANTASY IV Original Soundtrack Revival Disc Blu-ray

Square Enix store Europe - FINAL FANTASY IV: Song of Heroes Vinyl