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Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song

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Title Screen

Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song

Also known as: Romancing Saga (US)
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: April 21, 2005
Released in US: October 11, 2005

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Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song (or Romancing SaGa in the US) is a 3D remake of the first Romancing SaGa, still breaking rules, but thankfully not as "hardcore" as its predecessor.

A remaster was released in 2022 for PlayStation 4/5, Nintendo Switch, PC and smartphones.

Version Differences

Changes from the Japanese version to the North American version

  • Support for the PS2 HDD was removed.
  • The subtitle "Minstrel Song" was omitted. The logo in the title screen was changed to reflect that.

Changes from the PS2 version to the Remastered version

  • It is now possible to recruit characters into the party that were previously NPCs.
    • One of these characters, Aldora, allows the player to experience some new events.
  • 13 bosses are available to be fought again, in more powerful forms.
  • A high-speed mode is available to speed up gameplay.
  • A mini-map for the current area is now displayed on the screen.
  • Additional classes were added.
  • A New Game + mode was added.