Chrono Cross pre-orders – how to get this classic JRPG

Here's how to pre-order Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition, the remaster of the famous 1990s JRPG adventure in its first rerelease in decades.

Chrono Cross pre-order images spliced together - the one on the left shows the main characters on a boat, as seen in the official artwork for the game, the one on the right shows a screenshot of a person standing by a grave on a cliff in-game.

Following its announcement earlier this year, JRPG fans will be keen to get their hands on the Chrono Cross pre-orders which are now available. The game was originally released back in 1999 and this is the first time since then that it’s received a re-released, so this is a pretty significant occasion.

Its prequel, Chrono Trigger, is often regarded as one of the best games on the SNES and when Chrono Cross was originally released, it was a PlayStation exclusive – a fact which no doubt disappointed Nintendo loyalists. Now the game is finally coming to Nintendo consoles for the first time and so fans will be wanting to get their Chrono Cross pre-orders in.

Even if you’ve still got your original PS1 copy of Chrono Cross, you might want to pick up this re-released. Not only does it include a newly enhanced soundtrack, but it also features Radical Dreamers, a 1996 Japan-exclusive Satellaview text-based sequel to Chrono Trigger which was a big influence on Chrono Cross. Excitingly, this is the first Satellaview game to be localised for the west.

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition releases digitally on April 7, with no physical release currently planned.

Pre-Order

Chrono Cross pre-orders

If you want to add this classic game to your collection, click below pre-order it for Nintendo Switch:

If you’d rather play on Steam Deck or on console, you can also pre-order it on the following platforms:

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Pre-orders for the PlayStation version can only be made via the PlayStation Store.

There are no pre-order bonuses available for this game, nor are there any early purchase bonuses. However, those who buy the PC edition will get a free wallpaper with their game.

Check out our guide to the best upcoming Switch games for more information on future releases. You may also be interested in our guides on Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes pre-orders and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 pre-orders.

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