During the PlayStation State of Play live stream recently, Square Enix unveiled the final trailer and gameplay video of the highly anticipated Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. The mentioned game title is the second game to the Final Fantasy VII Remake project. The two-disc game will be released worldwide on February 29, 2024 for the PlayStation 5.
The company also revealed that fans can now play the demo which features the Nibelhiem flashback. Another demo update on February 21 will include the Junon area.
Final Fantasy VII Remake was released in April 2020 on PlayStation. The game’s released was delayed from its original release month from March 2020. The game remained as a PlayStation exclusive until April 10, 2021. The Final Fantasy Intergrade version was released in June 2021 with additional content on the PlayStation 5. It was also released in December 2021 on PC via Epic Games and in June 2022 on Steam.
Square Enix unveiled the games synopsis:
“After escaping from the dystopian city of Midgar, Cloud and his friends set out on a journey across the planet. New adventures await in a vibrant and vast world – sprint across grassy plains on a Chocobo and explore expansive environments.”
If you don’t have the first game or haven’t played it yet, Square Enix has a “twin pack” bundle available for purchase in which you get the Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade and Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.
The original Final Fantasy VII game was released in 1997 and was the seventh main installment of the Final Fantasy franchise. Square published the game in Japan while Sony Computer Entertainment published the game to other regions.
The game follows the adventures of mercenary Cloud Strife who joins in an eco-terrorist organization to stop a world-controlling megacorporation from using the planet’s life essence as an energy source. This sent him and his friends in pursuing the superhuman Sephiroth.