Just 25 years ago (and a few days, we cheat a little) landed in Japanese stores Final Fantasy VII, the cult JRPG from Square Enix. Because it would be almost insulting to describe such a famous game, and also to avoid the fateful blow of old, we might as well dwell on its remake released in 2020; and more precisely on its sequel, confirmed but never officially unveiled by the Japanese publisher… Which could well change for this anniversary year.
This information comes to us from the VideoGamesChronicles site, reporting the statements of Yoshinori Kitase, director of the original game, during an event that took place in Japan today.
The age of maturity
Before lacing his bombshell, Kitase reminds fans of the existence of the project Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis—a mobile game in keeping with the great mythology of FF7, slated for release this year. But it is the sequel to the remake that interests the public, and we should probably hear about it during this anniversary year: “ As for the long-awaited sequel to Final Fantasy VII Remake… There will be new information… This year, if we get there. »
If he seems to doubt for a moment, the director says that something new is indeed planned for this year. ” We’ve just celebrated the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy VIII, and we want to celebrate and delight fans, so over the next 12 months we want to reveal some information.”
Needless to say, this ” Part 2 ” at Final Fantasy VII Remake is awaited with firm feet, both by fans and by those who have discovered the myth through this modern reinterpretation. Final Fantasy VII Remake narrating only the events that took place in the city of Midgar at the beginning of the game, there are still many, many scenarios to cover for the next game.
Also within the framework of this 25th anniversary, Tetsuya Nomura, creative director of FF7 Remake, split a message for the attention of the fans. We thus learn there that there will be new Final Fantasy VII projects started after the remake announced in the future, without further information as to their nature. Where Square Enix teaser art…