Square Enix has just revealed the future of the Final Fantasy 7 saga which continues to make a comeback after part 1 of its remake.
Last night was held an exclusive live to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy 7. This installment of the franchise is a true paragon in the JRPG genre and it will continue to prove itself with updated titles. The cult game already made a comeback to PlayStation 4 in April 2020 with the first part of a remake announced five years before in 2015.
This modern version of the classic will have been long overdue but will have succeeded in convincing players from all walks of life with its impeccable realization. This title unfortunately only covered a tiny part of the original, but the world of Final Fantasy 7 will continue to expand with two new games that fans are already looking forward to.
Passage through the prequel box
Before continuing the story of Final Fantasy 7, well enriched by its major remake, the saga will take a step back with a title essential to the lore of the game. Indeed, another episode that fans love will also receive a well-deserved facelift to return to center stage. It is a question here of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 originally released on the PSP in 2007. This spin-off, which takes place seven years before the events of the original game, takes us on an adventure with Zack as the main character, alongside well-known faces such as Aerith, Cloud and Sephiroth, to name a few. than them.
This opus will return under the name of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion and will point the tip of its nose this winter on all platforms, namely PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and even PC via Steam (a miracle for players fleeing the Epic Games Store). With brand new 3D models, an interface inspired by FF7: Remakea remastered soundtrack and a complete dubbing, the most important spin-off of the entire Final Fantasy saga has the right to a complete and well-deserved remodeling.
Never two without three
After this phenomenal announcement, Square Enix had one more mass surprise in store for its players. Nothing better than the 25 years of the original game to give news of its remake, and the studio understood it well. While everyone was impatient to find Cloud and the whole troupe to continue the adventures put on hold at the end of the first part of the remake, the game teams revealed the title and the first images of the long-awaited second part. . Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth will be added to the PS5 catalog in winter 2023.
No release planned on Xbox or PC at the moment, but the way of FF7: Remake, it should arrive a few years after the initial release as a console exclusive. The wait will be long, and be careful, this title will not mark the end of the adventure FF7. Square Enix has revealed that the remake will ultimately be a trilogy with the last episode to be revealed in a few years. As saying that Final Fantasy 7 is not about to stop being talked about and will continue to mark the entire franchise.