Remaining Fantasy followers are feasting right this moment with the reveal of a new trailer and launch date for Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth throughout Sony’s State of Play livestream. The follow-up to 2020’s Remaining Fantasy VII Remake and the second a part of a deliberate trilogy, we bought a bunch of our burning questions answered; chief amongst them how a lot of the unique recreation’s story will likely be coated and the place the inevitable cutoff level will likely be.
Imprecise location spoilers for 1997’s PS1 system-selling basic, Remaining Fantasy VII, incoming!
Over on the PlayStation Weblog, a roundtable of essential Sq. Enix workers, together with artistic director Tetsuya Nomura, director Naoki Hamaguchi, producer Yoshinori Kitase, and music supervisor Keiji Kawamori, mentioned the scope of the title in shocking (and refreshing) element.
Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth will culminate with the notorious occasions at The Forgotten Capitol, and it is there that this explicit story will finish. In fact, as gamers of Remake effectively know, we should not anticipate issues to play out in exactly the identical approach they did all these years in the past. Sq. Enix has already proven they’re able to revising occasions we would have as soon as thought-about sacred, so that is all very thrilling, certainly.
Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth picks up the place Remake ends, with Cloud and firm having escaped Midgar in dramatic trend. Pursuing Sephiroth, Nomura teases that “the order in which you’ll discover the areas isn’t the identical as the unique Remaining Fantasy VII, and there are some shifts within the order.” An instance is that Wutai, a major and iconic location, isn’t part of Rebirth’s route and will likely be visited within the subsequent recreation (which we should think about will not be known as Reunion, a very missed alternative).
Apparently, “practically 100 hours of journey awaits”, and we’ll probably be counting down the times. Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth involves PS5 on twenty ninth February 2024.