For those who’ve performed the unique Last Fantasy VII, the sport ends on a bittersweet observe. Certain, the day is saved by the remnants of the revolutionary group Avalanche, however as illustrated within the movie Last Fantasy VII: Introduction Youngsters, the gang is left to cope with numerous residual trauma from their journey. In the meantime, 2020’s Last Fantasy VII Remake, the primary entry in Sq. Enix’s three-game re-telling (or sequel?) of the landmark 1997 RPG, teased that this time round, the story could play out fairly in a different way. Now, a brand new interview means that some of us at Sq. Enix would really like the story of protagonist Cloud Strife and his mates to finish on a happier observe this time round, however that’s not for him solely to resolve.
In an interview with Spanish outlet Vandal (translated by Last Fantasy translation fan account Shinra Archaeology Division), Last Fantasy VII Rebirth director Yoshinori Kitase mentioned that after spending 30 years with the forged of the unique PlayStation RPG, he want to give them a contented ending. Nevertheless, Rebirth and the third (and certain last) sport within the Last Fantasy VII Remake sequence are being made by a big crew with numerous completely different viewpoints. so it gained’t be with out some tragedy and drama alongside the way in which.
One of many massive modifications between the unique sport and Last Fantasy VII Remake is that the 2020 motion RPG has a supernatural phenomenon known as “Whispers” following the social gathering round. These are ghostly figures making an attempt to carry the story of the unique sport in place. The penultimate boss is an enormous Whisper Harbinger, and defeating it seemingly takes the story off its predetermined path. In idea, this might imply a happier ending is in retailer this time round, even perhaps for the flower lady with a coronary heart of gold, Aerith, who famously dies within the authentic, however Sq. Enix has additionally given blended messages on this entrance. Shortly after Remake launched in 2020, Kitase mentioned the trilogy would keep on script transferring ahead. Clearly, that would simply be advertising converse meant to masks the reality, however we doubtless gained’t get a way of how a lot or little these video games will diverge from the unique define till Rebirth launches on February 29.
Whereas the total sport remains to be two weeks away, you possibly can play a little bit little bit of Rebirth now by a demo on PlayStation 5. Nevertheless, make sure you mess with the graphics setting to see if graphics mode or efficiency mode is extra to your liking.