Closing Fantasy 7 Remake half 2 was lastly confirmed again in June for an preliminary winter 2023 launch, however there are questions concerning the FF7 Rebirth story. In response to Sq. Enix, the “axis of the story” will stay unchanged from the traditional JRPG recreation, however there will probably be new twists to make it “a recent new expertise.”
Anybody who performed the superb Closing Fantasy 7 Remake is aware of that strictly talking, it isn’t a full remake of the unique RPG recreation – as whereas the plot follows the identical beats, the story goes off in some wildly totally different instructions. Followers, subsequently, have puzzled how the subsequent chapter will tackle issues.
In response to a brand new interview at Gamer JP (translated by @aitaikimochi on Twitter) with director Tetsuya Nomura, the “axis of the story” in FF7 Rebirth “won’t change from the unique recreation.” The crew’s objective is that will probably be a “new expertise with new developments” like with Remake, and that “gamers new and outdated will be capable of take pleasure in this story.”
Nomura confirms that Rebirth will lead with “the thriller of Nibelheim” – Cloud and Tifa’s hometown – however the problem the crew has is to maintain some thriller for returning gamers with out deviating an excessive amount of from the unique plot. “Merely remaking the sport with higher graphics wouldn’t make sense.”
Producer Yoshinori Kitase confirms that the FF7 crew “didn’t just like the considered merely simply remaking Closing Fantasy VII.” As a substitute, Sq. Enix hopes Rebirth will provide one thing new gamers “can play and revel in” and returning gamers can “even have a recent new expertise as properly.”
Gamer JP additionally had an interview with Nomura, Kitase, and Satou relating to FF7 Rebirth and CCFF7R.
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Given how well-liked Closing Fantasy 7 Remake has been on Steam since its launch, hopefully the PC model of Rebirth will observe quickly after the console model.
Coming to PC first is a remake of Closing Fantasy VII prequel title Disaster Core in late 2022. Nevertheless, Sq. Enix has “no plans” for a remake of the opposite main FF7 spin-off, Dirge of Cerberus, presently.