The continuation of Final Fantasy 7 Remake it is already a reality. Square Enix has announced that this second part will be called Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth and will go on sale for PS5 between the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024. It has also published a first trailer in which its main protagonists, Cloud and Sefiroth, can be seen.
The Japanese publisher has unveiled this sequel during a digital event that has served to celebrate 25 years since the original release of Final Fantasy 7. During this presentation it was revealed that the ambitious remake of this classic from the first PlayStation will take the form of a trilogy and that the third part is already in development.
The creative director of the game, Tetsuya Nomura, has underlined the fact that this continuation will not follow the letter of the original story to offer something new: “Cloud and his friends embark on a new journey with this game, and I think that the places they visit as they leave Midgar behind will offer players a fresh new experience.”
‘Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion’, a remastering for all platforms
However, before Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Another game set in the iconic seventh installment of the saga will go on sale. Will be Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reuniona remastering of the game originally published in 2007 for PSP, which served as a prequel to Cloud’s adventure and also has a first trailer.
It is expected that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion go on sale between the end of this year and the beginning of 2023. Unlike the previous title, this adventure starring the soldier Zack will arrive for all platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) .
As can be seen in the video, the game will have a renewed graphic section and will add a dubbing that was not present in the game for Sony’s handheld. Instead, it will maintain the combat system of the original title, which had a roulette wheel that was used to perform special attacks.
Launch of ‘Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade’ on Steam
These two new games have not been the only announcements of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of final-fantasy. Square Enix has also reported that Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergradethe version of the game that also includes the additional content, will be published today for PC on Steam, six months after its arrival on the Epic Games Store.
Few titles can boast of having shaken the foundations of the video game industry as it did Final Fantasy 7 with its launch on the original PlayStation in 1997. It was the game with which Square’s flagship franchise made the leap to 3D and one of the titles responsible for the success of Sony’s first console.