A couple of years ago, Square Enix released a remastered version of Final Fantasy 8. And although that remaster featured higher polygon-count characters, its environments remained with those from the original version. And a couple of days ago, Senior CG Artist Yasin Safak shared some images, showcasing what a truly faithful remake of Final Fantasy 8 could look like.
Back in February 2021, Yasin finished the Infirmary Room. The artist then completed the area in which Squall talks with Quistis, and now he has finished The Balamb Garden, Classroom.
As Yasin noted:
“I mostly used a little bit worn walnut in wood texturing, there may be some differences in tones or quality if it’s walked on or not as you can see the border…