Final Fantasy III (3D Remake)

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This page is for the 3D remake of the 1990 NES game. For the 2D remaster, see Final Fantasy III. For the 1994 Super NES game originally released as "Final Fantasy III" in North America, see Final Fantasy VI or Final Fantasy VI (2022).

Final Fantasy III (3D Remake)
Final Fantasy III (3D Remake) cover
Square Enix
Matrix Software
Windows DotEmu
Square Enix
Release dates
Windows May 27, 2014
Metacritic 68
OpenCritic 63
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Genres JRPG, RPG
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy
Series Final Fantasy
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Key points

A mobile port based on the Android version of the game.
An update for the game was released in February 2020, adding an auto-battle function which has a 2x speed-up, a more traditional UI, better gamepad support and adjustments to keyboard and mouse controls, 21:9 widescreen compatibility, a gallery mode, and Asian language support.
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.[1][2]

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Double pack with Final Fantasy IV (3D Remake) available in Europe.
Publisher website
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Green Man Gaming
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Humble Store
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Windows (unavailable)
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Menu replacement mod and new font[edit]

NOTE: It is unclear if this mod is compatible or still recommended after the February 2020 patch.
Turns most of the PC version's Android/iOS menus into the traditional menus found in most Final Fantasy games.
Also includes optional mods to double or half required EXP to level.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FF3_Win32\FF3.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/239120/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FF3_Win32\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/239120/pfx/[Note 1]
3 save slots + 1 quicksave slot available.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Save file, key bindings, and resolution.


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
21:9 compatibility added in February 2020 patch.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Option in launcher to enable/disable Fullscreen mode.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.[1]
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.


No mouse support in-game.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Keys can be remapped via the launcher.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
The launcher cannot be navigated with a controller, though it only requires one click to get into the game.
Controller remapping
Controller input can be remapped via the launcher. Displays buttons as Button #.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound are separate sliders in game.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Pauses entire game on focus lost. Can enable or disable in launcher settings.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Fan translation by «Shedevr» (NDS version). Adaptation for Steam-version.

Issues fixed[edit]

Loud sound[edit]

Change audio configuration[3]
  1. Disable any spatial sound (Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos, or DTS Sound Unbound).
  2. Open Realtek Audio Console, and turn ON "sound equalization function".
  3. Use a 2.0 stereo audio device (headphones or speakers).

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Interface Qt
Input SDL

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/239120/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (239120) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.