Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Hey Squall, did you hear? Your game's on Steam now.

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

It's kind of a big deal, dude.

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Because now tons of people can buy and play Final Fantasy VIII on their PCs? I mean, you must know what Steam is.

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Okay, sorry! I shouldn't have assumed.

Steam is this big network that lets people buy computer games, earn achievements, share games with their friends. It's run by Valve, the company started by Gabe Newell—

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

You really don't know who Gabe Newell is?

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

I mean, I don't really care, I'm just—

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Okay, okay. Let's call timeout here. Can you take a step back and admit that you were being a bit of an asshole just then?

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

What? Man, I'm just trying to let you know that your game is on Steam. What's with you?

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Well, I'm sorry to hear that. If it helps, Final Fantasy VIII is pretty good.

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Critics! And fans! I mean, aren't you excited about all the new people who will get to experience your game?

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Why?

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

Very funny. I thought you might be psyched about your audience expanding, that's all.

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

What, you mean Square Enix? I mean, I know they've got some awful business practices, but I don't think they're that bad...

Squall Reacts To Final Fantasy VIII On Steam

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