Sony’s State of Play commenced at midnight and it was much better than the previous one that focused on PSVR titles. This time around, it was focused on PS4 titles including the long-awaited Final Fantasy VII Remake. Announced nearly five years ago, the Final Fantasy VII Remake is looking good.
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Last year we learned that the Final Fantasy VII Remake won’t use a turn-based battle system but instead an active battle system, departing from the original. This is a true remake that, when announced, was said to be in an episodic format. There isn’t any new news regarding the episodic format, but developer Square Enix’s Tetsuya Nomura did clarify on Twitter that most of the plans for the game are already in place in the run up to launch.
Square Enix comments on the PlayStation Blog that:
In the trailer, you can see Cloud, Barrett as well as Aerith. However, Tifa Lockhart is strangely absent. Then, Sephiroth gets a very brief tease, but that was enough to send chills down my spine.
Check out the Final Fantasy VII Remake teaser trailer below, which even features some actual gameplay.
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