With the homebrew enabler software HENkaku, available for PS Vita and PSTV, users are able to run unofficial games and software similar to the capabilities unlocked after jailbreaking an iPhone or rooting an Android device.
With HENkaku, PSVita games can be hacked to change certain aspects of the game like the graphics or design. Reddit user "NickRoxNRX" has revealed some work he's done on the Final Fantasy HD remaster which he says could be turned into a patch to add some cool features.
Final Fantasy X was originally released on the Sony PlayStation 2 back in 2001. The Final Fantasy series debuted on the NES 30 years ago back in 1987. The tenth installment was eventually released as an HD remaster for the PlayStation 3 and PSVita in 2013, the PlayStation 4 in 2015 and PC in 2016 and is the first in the series to utilize fully rendered 3D areas instead of pre-rendered ones.
NickRocNRX discovered he could import Paine's sword from another game in the series, Final Fantasy x-2, and replace some textures. While far from a perfect result, he learned more details about how the game operates and uploaded some of his findings.
He found he could:
Re-skin some characters with all three detail levels.
Adjust menu and battle portraits.
Change textures and other items like the "Dark Yevon Brotherhood" which was replaced with a red version.
Import weapons from Final Fantasy X-2.
Make "unused" weapons usable.
NickRoxNRX plans to write a tutorial for those interested in modding the game themselves and also plans to release a patch for everyone to utilize the mods he has done.
Are you a long time fan of the Final Fantasy Series? Will you play around with the patch for Final Fantasy X to see what it looks like? Let us know in the comment section below.