Sq. Enix has not too long ago unveiled a variety of new particulars about Ultimate Fantasy VII Rebirth, the subsequent chapter in its three-part remake trilogy of the basic 1997 RPG. One key bit of information is that gamers received’t be capable of import their saves from Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake into Rebirth, however there will likely be a reward for individuals who performed the final recreation and its DLC.
Ultimate Fantasy VII Rebirth, out solely on PlayStation 5 on February 29, 2024, takes place after the occasions of 2020’s FF7 Remake and its Intergrade DLC. Like the primary recreation, this new sequel appears to be a visually beautiful remake of Sq.’s beloved PS1 RPG megahit, Ultimate Fantasy VII. As earlier than, in Rebirth small and large particulars of the unique storyline appear to have been tweaked, resulting in fascinating outcomes. And with Rebirth immediately persevering with the journey of Cloud and gang, some may assume they will carry over their saves into the sequel, however that isn’t the case.
In an interview with the Official PlayStation Weblog, Rebirth’s director Naoki Hamaguchi defined that gamers received’t be capable of import their leveled-up and super-powerful characters from Remake into the brand new sequel, suggesting that every entry within the FFVII remake trilogy will likely be a “standalone recreation in its personal proper.”
“Due to this, every recreation’s balancing is completed independently,” defined Hamaguchi. “And a participant’s ranges and talents is not going to carry over from one recreation to the subsequent.”
Whereas some is likely to be upset that they will’t trample by FFVII Rebirth’s enemies and managers with their OP Cloud and Aerith, this determination is smart. These remakes are giant RPGs of their very personal, and attempting to design them to assist high-level characters would seemingly be difficult and wreck the general steadiness.
However, if you happen to did play Remake, Sq. Enix has “particular bonuses” for you, as confirmed by Hamaguchi. On Sq. Enix’s official web site, the writer revealed what these bonuses are: Leviathan Summon Materia for people with Remake save knowledge and Ramuh Summon Materia if you happen to’ve acquired Intermission save knowledge. Simply needless to say this save knowledge must be in your PS5 whenever you play Rebirth.