LONDON (Jan. 15, 2024) – SQUARE ENIX® today released a new trailer for its eagerly awaited RPG and the most anticipated game of 2024 as crowned by The Game Awards - FINAL FANTASY™ VII REBIRTH.
The new trailer entitled “Destined for Rebirth,” sets up the conflict between Cloud and his companions, including Tifa, Aerith and Barret, and archnemesis Sephiroth. The video debuts alongside several new screenshots and renders for in-game characters and locales. FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH is launching globally on February 29th exclusively for the PlayStation®5 (PS5®) console.
Watch the “Destined for Rebirth” Trailer here: https://youtu.be/tUaWUyaeXhs
In addition to providing new details about the planet-spanning threat posed by Sephiroth, “Destined for Rebirth” showcases epic moments including the fight against the Terror of the Deep boss, the Junon ceremony and Nibelheim Incident, plus first glimpes at newly imagined creatures and characters like the Midgardsormr.
Additionally, new assets and their corresponding descriptions are available on the press site, giving fans and newcomers a closer look at Junon and the Shinra-8 Ship that ferries the party between Junon and the beach-side town of Costa Del Sol. New character renders showcase the wisecracking feline-shaped robot, Cait Sith, its big Moogle steed, Shinra-8 Captain Titov and fan-favorite character Elena. Cait Sith and Yuffie’s combat styles, including their Synergy Ability “Moogle Pinwheel”, are also explored.
Voted “Most Anticipated” Game of 2024 at The Game Awards, FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH is the new story in the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY VII remake project. This standalone adventure set across a vast and vibrant planet sees Cloud, Tifa, Barret, Aerith and Red XIII escape from the dystopian city of Midgar into the wide world beyond. To hunt down Sephiroth, a haunting figure from Cloud’s past bent on ruling the planet, these unlikely heroes join forces with new companions like the spirited ninja operative Yuffie and the wisecracking, feline-shaped robot Cait Sith. Lead these characters into battle to overcome their fates. Explore classic locales reimagined in dazzling detail. Encounter dozens of hours of rewarding side quests, fiend hunts, mini-games and rich stories of the planet’s people and cultures.
FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH follows the first game in the trilogy, FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, released in 2020 to universal acclaim from players and critics around the globe. After earning more than 20 perfect scores from media and being selected as a PlayStation® “Editor’s Choice” pick, FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE became the highest-selling digital release on the PlayStation® platform in SQUARE ENIX’s history, exceeding more than 7 million shipments and digital sales worldwide since its release.
FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH will be available for the PS5® console on February 29, 2024. For more information, visit https://ffvii.square-enix-games.com/games/rebirth/.
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About FINAL FANTASY VII
First released in 1997 on the PlayStation® computer entertainment system, FINAL FANTASY VII celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2022. The game is universally regarded as a hallmark title of the RPG genre. The original title received high praise for its epic storyline, unique characters, and movie sequences that utilized the most cutting-edge technology of the time. Since then, the game has sold over 14.4 million copies worldwide and continues to receive widespread acclaim from critics and fans around the world. The popular game has even expanded into spin-offs, films and merchandise.
The first game of the FINAL FANTASY VII remake trilogy project, FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, released in 2020, has been praised by both players and critics across the globe, earning more than 20 perfect scores from media, and was selected as a PlayStation® “Editor’s Choice” pick. The game also became the highest-selling digital release on the PlayStation® platform in SQUARE ENIX’s history, exceeding more than 7 million shipments and digital sales worldwide since its release. FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH, the second game in the trilogy and standalone story, is now in development and will be available worldwide on February 29, 2024, for the PS5®.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASYTM, which has sold over 185 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUESTTM which has sold over 88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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