Final Fantasy V

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FINAL FANTASY V
FINAL FANTASY V cover
Developers
Square Enix
Matrix Software
Publishers
Square Enix
Release dates
Windows September 24, 2015
Final Fantasy V guide at StrategyWiki
Final Fantasy V at Wikipedia
Final Fantasy
Final Fantasy VII 1998
Final Fantasy VIII 2000
Final Fantasy XI 2003
Final Fantasy XIV 2010
Final Fantasy VII (2012) 2012
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn 2013
Final Fantasy VIII (2013) 2013
Final Fantasy III 2014
Final Fantasy IV 2014
Final Fantasy XIII 2014
Final Fantasy XIII-2 2014
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years 2015
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD‎ 2015
Final Fantasy V 2015
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII 2015
Final Fantasy VI 2015
Final Fantasy IX 2016
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster 2016
Mobius Final Fantasy 2017
World of Final Fantasy 2017
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age 2018
Final Fantasy XV 2018
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition 2018
Final Fantasy Awakening TBA

Key points

PC port of the Android port of the game which uses a touchscreen optimized GUI.
Sometimes crashes on start if controllers are connected.
Uses the sprites designed for mobile devices instead of the original SNES ones.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

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

Essential improvements[edit]

BFG (Bilinear Filter Begone) by Krisan Thyme[edit]

Removes the low-quality bilinear filter applied exclusively to the sprites in the game which caused them to look blurry. Comparison gallery: http://imgur.com/a/g67HO

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FFV_Game\FF5.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FFV_Game\<user-id>\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Broken. Only uploads settings, but not game save.

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
5:3 Pillarboxed. A Border Fix exists but the output is slightly stretched and only works with 1920x1080.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always on, no option to disable
60 FPS
2D game with limited animation frames, so while movement/scrolling may work as 60fps, the game is not fully 60fps
120+ FPS
Due to forced vsync, only if your monitor supports 120hz
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish
Portuguese
Russian

Issues[edit]

Crashes on start if controllers are connected[edit]

Disconnect all controllers before starting the game. Reconnect the controllers after getting past the Square Enix logo in order to play with controllers.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Vista 32-bit or later
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1191 MB

References