Square Enix aired a seven-minute television “commercial” for its Final Fantasy VII Remake game on Sunday shortly after midnight. In line with the company, it’s the longest commercial to broadcast on Japanese over-the-air television ever.
The commercial features actor Masataka Kubota (live-action Tokyo Ghoul movie, live-action Death Note television) as an workplace employee who has by no means performed the unique Final Fantasy VII game, whereas actress Misato Morita (live-action One Week Friends, The Naked Director) plays his girlfriend who watched her big brother play the game when she was little. Lastly, Tetsuji Tamayama (live-action Lupin III, NANA) plays a diehard fan of the original game. Kubota’s character initially brushes off his boss and girlfriend’s excited chatter over the game, however step by step turns into more intrigued by it.
Within the game, each character can equip a Summon materia, an orb that offers them the flexibility to call a creature into battle. If a Summon materia is supplied, a particular gauge will refill gradually over time. As soon as full, the participant can summon the creature to struggle alongside the character for a restricted time. The summoned creature battles independently however the participant can even command it to carry out particular skills. As soon as the timer drops to zero, the summon unleashes its final assault. Within the video, the summoned Ifrit makes use of Hellfire.
The game will characteristic an alternative “Classic Mode” that switches the fight from its default real-time action RPG style to a menu-based combat system much like the original game and older Final Fantasy titles.
Whereas gamers can nonetheless move characters, an ATB (active-time battle) gauge fills up over time. When filled, gamers can use the menu to pick an action, and the character will routinely carry out the action, making any vital movements as they accomplish that. As well as, utilizing the game’s command menu will deliver the game to a close to halt, permitting gamers time to pick instructions.
The game will launch worldwide on PlayStation four on March 3, 2020.
The game could have Deluxe, Digital Deluxe, and 1st Class Editions. The Deluxe Version contains an artwork guide, a mini-soundtrack CD, and a DLC Materia for Cactuar. The Digital Deluxe Version contains a digital artwork guide, a digital mini-soundtrack CD, and a DLC Materia for Carbuncle and Cactuar. The first Class Version consists of all of the content from the Deluxe Version, a DLC Materia for Carbuncle, in addition to a Play Arts Kai figure named “Cloud Strife and Hardy Daytona.” Individuals who pre-order the game will obtain a DLC Materia for Chocobo Chick. Digital pre-orders may even include a theme for the PS4 menu.
Tetsuya Nomura confirmed in an interview last November that the remake was the next PR priority for Square Enix after the release of Kingdom Hearts III this past January. Nomura is returning to the remake game as its director after serving because the character designer for the original game, and Kazushige Nojima can be returning to write the scenario.
Square Enix acknowledged in a Japanese information post for the game in May, “manufacturing is underway on the work as a number of components.”
Square Enix introduced the Final Fantasy VII remake in 2015. Square’s unique Final Fantasy VII game debuted for PlayStation in 1997.