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06/12/2019: "Full length E3 trailer debuts with new details, pricing and Tifa"

At Square Enix's E3 press conference a full length trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake debuted. The trailer features our first look at Tifa, as well as a quick shot of Heidegger and President Shinra. On stage Producer Yoshinori Kitase revealed that they "anticipate two bluray discs worth of gameplay content" for the first episode, which will only feature the Midgar segment of the game.

"To do the whole story was going to be huge. And then when we actually did start planning out the plot for the first game, it hit us again that this is going to be a huge amount of content." Kitase explained in an interview with Games Radar. "At that point, we decided we're going to focus this game on Midgar and what happened in Midgar. And unfortunately, we can't say anything more about the future games after that, because we don't know ourselves, really. We really are still fleshing out that process and fleshing out what we're going to do for the second game in the project, and what kind of story is going to be in that, so we really can't tell you."

During the presentation an extended gameplay segment was shown, including the first boss battle with Guard Scorpion. During the demo it was also demonstrated that the action combat could be paused to allow you to select commands and decide on your next plan of attack.

After the conference the Square Enix store revealed pricing and editions. The Standard Edition is priced at $59.99/59.99 and includes a Chocobo Chick summon materia DLC if you pre-order. If you step up to the Deluxe Edition for $79.99/79.99 you get a steelbook case, hardback artbook, mini-soundtrack CD and Cactuar DLC, in addition to the Chocobo Chick. Finally for $329.99/259.99 you can get the 1st Class Edition, which includes all of the above, plus a Cloud and Hardy Daytona Play Arts Kai figure.

A collection of new high res screenshots and artwork for the game have also been released and Final Fantasy VII Remake now has its own Twitter account.

Posted by CloudANDTidus at 03:49 PM EST


on Wednesday, June 12th, TEMZ said

I thought the reveal was absolutely incredible, from the updated character artwork, animation, new hybrid battle system and the music! The only concern is the episodic structure, its awesome that they are making Midgar a game in itself, I am just worried about the empty feeling of finishing the first episode and being left feeling empty without being able to carry on until the next episode is released (which could take another year or more!). I cant forget that feeling of excitement when you were finally able to leave Midgar and start exploring the open world! But i guess lets be positive, i remember looking on the citidal almost every week when they teased the remake back in 2015! and now its here! FINALLY!!!

on Sunday, June 16th, Rydia said

Best E3 I've seen. What a time to be alive!