Final Fantasy VII Remake dated for March 2020
Special edition and voice cast announced for upcoming JRPG remake
Square Enix has announced a wealth of new information at E3 2019 regarding the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake.
FFVII Remake is a reimagining of the original game, diving deeper into the world and its characters than ever before. The first game in this project will be set in the city of Midgar and presents a fully standalone gaming experience that provides a starting point to the series.
Square Enix also revealed details of special editions for the game. The Deluxe Edition 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.
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.
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.
In addition, details of the game’s voice cast were unveiled, including Cloud voiced by Cody Christian (All American, Teen Wolf), Barret voiced by John Eric Bentley (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Independence Day: Resurgence), Aerith voiced by Briana White (Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Occupants), and Tifa voiced by Britt Baron (GLOW).
Last but not least, the publisher has announced that the game will be available first for the PlayStation 4 system from March 3, 2020.