After that sublime trailer, Square Enix has kicked everyone in the nuts by clarifying that the Final Fantasy 7 Remake is still episodic.
The Final Fantasy 7 Remake was revived at Sony’s second State Of Play episode, and it looks freakin’ amazing. Unfortunately, despite being breathtakingly gorgeous and stunning, Square Enix has confirmed that it’ll be released in an episodic format.
Square Enix announced a while back that Final Fantasy 7 was being developed as an episodic title.
However, with CyberConnect2 having left production in 2017 thanks to disagreements about how development was proceeding, fans were hopeful that the episodic format had been scrapped.
Sadly, that isn’t the case.
Sorry, Final Fantasy 7 is still episodic
Final Fantasy 7’s gameplay trailer at Sony’s State Of Play is still a marvel to watch. The cut-scenes are sublime, the characters are fully realised, and the modern combat system is appealing to gamers who aren’t in love with turn-based fighting.
But, to put a damper on things, Square Enix has reiterated in a press release that the goal is to still release the game as parts/episodes.
Stated at the very end of that game will indeed still be split into parts (分作) for those who were still doubting (not that I think many were).— Netto the 吐露非狩フルーツPønch侍G (@hansuramu) May 10, 2019
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This is disappointing as it would have been neat to actually buy the complete game in a single package, but that clearly isn’t something Square Enix wants to do for the time being.