Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: open world, content, scenario… High expectations from players!

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With the latest information on Final Fantasy 16, we didn’t expect to hear about the Final Fantasy 7 Remake sequel anytime soon. Nevertheless, the original game recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special event… The opportunity for the long-awaited sequel to the remake was unmissable and therefore there. Something to awaken the expectations of FF7 Remake fans that we have compiled for you!


  • Kingdom Hearts scenario or back to basics?
  • Open world and XXL content
  • A real PS5 game

With millions of sales and crazy reviews, Final Fantasy VII Remake has had a profound impact on the FF ecosystem. The title reached out to fans of both the original game and the inexperienced game, breaking Square Enix’s records and expectations. Right after the release of FF7 Remake, everyone is already starting to wonder when the sequel will arrive. The developers had indeed chosen to split the first game into several parts, with the first stopping at the gates of Midgar. We expected to see the sequel in 2024 or even 2025. But Square Enix has given us a nice present for FF7’s anniversary: ​​a closer-than-expected trailer and release window for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. In the winter of 2023, we will be able to find Cloud and his gang to follow their new adventures. It’s news that fascinates more than one person, and opens the door to some of the wildest theories and expectations, as well as some anxieties.

Kingdom Hearts scenario or back to basics?

On the gaming side, that’s not necessarily true from a script standpoint if Final Fantasy 7 Remake no longer has much to prove. The developers took great liberties with the original story. While some had a hard time getting used to it, others appreciated the surprise effect and expect at least that much with this Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. This situation is particularly FrantzRogeon From Twitter: “Obviously, I wouldn’t be against the sequel being a replica/remake of the original game, but I’m also very excited about what they did/started at the end of game 1. I really like the idea of ​​not knowing where you’re going.” an opinion shared by cyan who hopes “A revamped and slightly different story from the original spirit”.

However, players are actually divided on this issue. Others are really reluctant to the idea that the developers have changed the initial script a bit too much. Like this, number_ereleven He worries about the potential absence of a particularly defining moment for players in Final Fantasy 7. Many are also afraid to discover a scenario that is too complex and sometimes somewhat compelling. Like Kingdom Hearts: “please don’t have too many meta in the script”tells us like this jadenicolas1. Unfortunately for them, the short trailer announced during the event suggests a story as mysterious as it is complex, as Tetsuya Nomura loved it.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: open world, content, scenario... High expectations from players!Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: open world, content, scenario... High expectations from players!

Open world and XXL content

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: open world, content, scenario... High expectations from players!

Basically, there are many concerns. But in form, the players are pretty confident. Some, like JulianMdttDon’t expect much from the game on this side other than keeping the FF7 Remake level. Innovations on the gameplay and build side would therefore be just a simple plus. Others still want a little more immersive gameplay. One of both AlbashRide hope for more freedom, Damien Mouniama Imagine a sequel where we can save the levels earned during the remake. number_ereleven I want more helpful and level content game over. The balance is not easy to find in this regard, as some have also pointed to the unnecessary side quests that were already too much in FF7 Remake.

Overall, players are hoping to find the unique combat system that made Final Fantasy 7 Remake so successful. Therefore, desired innovations are limited to minor additions or return of key elements of the original game. One of both Ganeshtwo therefore Vincent hopes for Valentine’s arrival, binomial7 he finds himself spending hours at the Gold Saucer (the amusement park that lets you play many mini-games). Note that some want Rebirth to offer a higher difficulty than the first game. As a reminder, FF7 Remake’s hard mode is unlocked only after the main story has been completed at least once.

A real PS5 game

One of the promises of the game, according to director Naoki Hamaguchi, is to take full advantage of the PS5’s capabilities. (where the game will be released as a temporary exclusive). So, technically speaking, it’s not surprising to see players expect a lot from him. passion_flo He was disappointed with the very uneven overall quality of FF7 Remake. so he hopes “A technique worthy of the year the game was released in 100%”. Note that players were pointing their fingers at the interGRADE version at the time, as only half of the PS5’s specs took into account. If Hamaguchi made sure that this version serves as a 100% PS5 Rebirth tutorial for developers, it’s not surprising to see gamers worried about it.

But the idea is “real PS5 game” first of all, something that will haunt some who are hoping for a true next-gen game to be deployed on other platforms once the temporary exclusivity period has passed. Like its predecessor, Rebirth will therefore come to PC a few months after the game’s release on PS5. But when it comes to Xbox consoles, there is a lot to worry about. KursedMan thus a legitimate expectation arises: to see the game land in the Microsoft ecosystem. Unfortunately, it may stay on PlayStation for a console-exclusive time…

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: open world, content, scenario... High expectations from players!

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