E3 2019: Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer, Tifa and Editions Revealed

Square Enix finally released tons of information for their most anticipated title for quite some time, Final Fantasy VII Remake. Not only did Square give us our first look at Tifa, they also revealed the three editions that will be available at launch and provided a new trailer featuring a more in-depth look at the real time + strategy battle system for FFVII.

Game Details

There are plenty of changes coming to the Final Fantasy VII Remake, and we got a nice look at those today. The FFVII Remake will be split into two Blu- Ray discs. Disc 1 will feature Midgar. Square Enix expands the story at Midgar so much so that it is essentially a story in its own right. The Remake will have a hybrid battle system featuring real-time action and command based combat. For instance, Square swings Cloud’s buster sword. ATB bars fill up slowly on their own but speed up as Cloud lands attacks. When filled, you can enter tactical mode. It allows for slow-motion action where you can perform some signature attacks like Braver. If the right materia is equipped, Cloud can use ATB charges to cast spells as well. This works for anyone in Cloud’s party as well. Switching between characters is seamless and allows for you to control everything going on on the battlefield.

Check out a new trailer below:

Tifa Reveal

Finally. After various teases, Tifa has been revealed and she looks absolutely amazing. Square Enix has spared no expense and has truly done all characters they have shown thus far, justice.

Deluxe and 1st Class Editions

Square Enix has also given out details on the two special  editions of Final Fantasy VII Remake via details on their site:

The Deluxe Edition, available to pre-order now, contains a hardback art book featuring stunning concept art, a Mini-Soundtrack CD, Summon Materia DLC allowing players to summon Cactuar in game, and a Sephiroth SteelBook® Case. The Digital Deluxe Edition contains a digital art book, a digital Mini-Soundtrack, and Summon Materia DLC allowing players to summon Carbuncle and Cactuar in game.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition Contents

The “1st Class Edition” includes all Deluxe Edition content, the Carbuncle Summon Materia DLC, as well as a Play Arts Kai Cloud Strife and Hardy Daytona box set (bundled separately), which is available to pre-order in limited quantities from the SQUARE ENIX Store.

Final Fantasy VII Remake 1st Class Edition Contents

Those who pre-order any version of the game from select retailers will also receive the Chocobo™ Chick Summon Materia DLC at launch. Those who pre-order any digital edition from the PlayStation®Store will also receive the Cloud & Sephiroth Dynamic Theme for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.

Final Fantasy VII Remake is set to release on March 3, 2020.

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