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Final Fantasy VI

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This page is for the "old version" released in 2015. For the 2022 "pixel remaster" version, see Final Fantasy VI (2022).

FINAL FANTASY VI (Old Ver.) cover
Square Enix
Windows DotEmu
Square Enix
Release dates
Windows December 16, 2015
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Continuous turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control, Menu-based
Genres JRPG, RPG
Vehicles Flight
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy, Industrial Age, Post-apocalyptic, Steampunk
Series Final Fantasy
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Final Fantasy VI is a singleplayer bird's-eye view JRPG and RPG game in the Final Fantasy series.

Key points

The developer recommends enabling FXAA with certain resolutions to avoid display issues.
This port uses the sprites designed for mobile devices instead of the original SNES ones.[1]
PC port of the Android port of the game which uses a touchscreen-optimized GUI.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website (unavailable)
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EU region.
Green Man Gaming (unavailable)
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Humble Store (unavailable)
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements

Add missing font characters

Replace the font with one with the missing characters and symbols used in the game[2]
  1. Download FF6PC-Font
  2. Extract Arial-Bold.tff from the .rar.
  3. Go to Final Fantasy 6\obb\font\.
  4. Replace Arial-Bold.tff in the folder with the modded Arial-Bold.tff.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\382900\local\settings.bin
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/382900/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\382900\local\data
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/382900/pfx/[Note 1]
5 save slots + 1 quicksave slot available.

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Launcher general settings
Launcher general settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
3:2 pillarboxed.
See Widescreen resolution for stretched.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Highest selectable windowed resolutions 1360x768 and 1280x768 share the same visible area at 1152x768.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Widescreen resolution

Includes optional vibrant ReShade mod.
Stretches out the 3:2 image to 16:9.
Add widescreen resolution by stretching the 3:2 to 16:9[2][3]
  1. Download the version for your desired resolution: 1920x1080, 1366x768, 1280x720.
  2. Extract .zip into the installation folder.
  3. Start game.
  4. Press F10 to activate the border fix
  5. (Optional) Press F11 to activate the vibrant ReShade mod.

Project Atmaweapon

Updated version of Vibrant ReShade/Widescreen Fix mod
  1. Download this: Nexusmods download link


Launcher keyboard remapping
Launcher keyboard remapping
Launcher controller remapping
Launcher controller remapping


In-game settings
In-game settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Follow this guide.
Traditional Chinese
Follow this guide.
Follow this guide.
Follow this guide.
Brazilian Portuguese
Follow this guide.

Other information


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


Middleware Notes
Interface Qt
Input SDL

Original Super Famicom sprites

Original designs of Siren and the boss "Goddess" from the Super Famicom version.[2][4]
  1. Download
  2. Extract the contents and run DesignReverter.exe.
  3. Choose Yes when prompted to install to main.OBB.

Remove bilinear filter

Remove the bilinear filter.[5]
  1. Download FFVI_Defilter
  2. Extract the contents into the installation folder.
  3. Run FFVI_Defilter.exe
  4. Press Enter to continue and wait for program to report success.
  5. Delete the files extracted from the .zip, as they are not needed after the patch.

System requirements

Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 950 MB


  1. 1.0 1.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data: