Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Launches on February 29, 2024

    The world of Gaia awaits on Leap Day.

    Today at the PlayStation State of Play, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will launch on February 29, 2024. The sequel to Final Fantasy VII Remake will take you into the open world of Gaia, featuring locations such as Cosmo Canyon, Rocket Town, and more. 

    You can expect breathtaking visuals and familiar faces throughout Rebirth. The game promises to be exciting for both new and returning players. An expansive world awaits.

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to Launch in February

    That’s right, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Final Fantasy VII Remake officially has a date. So, you can expect the marketing cycle to truly begin.

    It has been a long three and a half years since the release of Remake. In that time period, Square got to release Final Fantasy VII Remake IntergradeCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion, and Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis

    Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase, and Hamaguchi Share Messages

    On Twitter, the official Final Fantasy VII Twitter account shared messages from Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase, and Hamaguchi. You can read them below:

    Some points to highlight:

    Yoshinori Kitase – “We know fans are dying to see one scene in particular…”

    Naoki Hamaguchi – “nearly 100 hours of adventure awaits”

    Tetsuya Nomura – “covers between the start of the journey outside Midgar to the midpoint of the original Final Fantasy VII

    New Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Battle Portraits

    The official Final Fantasy VII Rebirth website has shared new battle portraits for each of the characters playable in the game. Take a look below (Thanks, DKHF!) :

    New Party Renders Shared

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Screenshots

    Square Enix has shared new screenshots of the highly anticipated game. Below, you can check them out.

    What is Final Fantasy VII Rebirth?

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Junon

    To learn more about Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, check out a description from the PlayStation Store:

    Discover a vibrant and vast world in this standalone entry in the Final Fantasy VII remake project.

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is the second entry in the Final Fantasy VII remake project, which retells the story of the genre-redefining RPG across three distinct games.

    Iconic heroes Cloud, Barret, Tifa, Aerith and Red XIII have escaped from the dystopian city Midgar and are now in pursuit of Sephiroth, the vengeful swordsman from Cloud’s past who was thought to be dead.

    This new adventure can be enjoyed by all players, even those who have yet to play Final Fantasy VII Remake or the PlayStation original. Expect a new standard of cinematic storytelling, fast-paced combat and rich exploration across a vast world.

    When Is the Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Release Date?

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will launch exclusively for PlayStation 5 on February 29, 2024. The game will not come to other platforms for some time after launch. 

    Should You Play Final Fantasy VII Remake Before Rebirth?

    Yes, you should play Final Fantasy VII Remake before trying this new title. While Square Enix claims you can play it standalone, you should not. 2020’s FF7R features critical points of the story as well as introductions to characters. So, unless you want to be blindsided by 30 hours of character interactions, you should play Remake before Rebirth

    Can You Pre-Order Final Fantasy VII Rebirth?

    Yes, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth can now be pre-ordered! Check out our pre-order guide for all the details and links you need to secure a copy.

    Where Will Final Fantasy VII Rebirth End?

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will depict events up to The Forgotten Capital. Again, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will launch for PlayStation 5 on February 29, 2024. The game is exclusive for three months until May 29, 2024.

    Noah Hunter
    Noah Hunter
    Noah is Final Weapon’s Editor-in-Chief. He co-founded the website in June 2019 and has been writing for it ever since. In total, he has over five years of writing experience across many publications, including IGN Entertainment. His favorite series include Xeno and Final Fantasy.

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