Square Enix Reconfirms Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will Be Multi-Part Series

Final Fantasy VII Remake gameplay trailer reassures fans it’s all real

Final Fantasy VII Remake, the long awaited remake of the PS1 original, was just shown off during today's Sony State of Play broadcast. This naturally drummed up a ton of excitement but immediately after, Square Enix went quiet on the project.

Now, despite the game keeping a low profile for the last few years, Square Enix has said these plans haven't changed.

It's now unclear how long the gaps between releases will be, how many parts the game will be broken into, and how breaking up the game will affect the structure of game progression.

Final Fantasy VII was first released in 1997 and at the time of its debut became an instant fan-favorite with over a million copies sold in North America. It shows us a whole lot of new stuff, including much closer looks at much of the game's core cast, and some quick glimpses of combat and other bits of general gameplay. This generation? I guess we'll have to wait and see.

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The trailer also suggests there might be at least one big departure from the original game's story structure, because in the aftermath of what seems to be the Midgar Mako reactor explosion...

Hopefully, that reveal will include a release date for the game, which has so far only been confirmed for PlayStation 4.

While that's not strictly confirmation that the remake is still multi-part, it's essentially saying that this four-year-old press release still has the most up-to-date information... which means, yeah, it's likely still an episodic game.

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