As part of Final Fantasy 7’s 25th anniversary, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 will be remade for all modern platforms.
While there are plenty of role-playing games that earn huge fan followings, there aren’t many that can reach the level of popularity like Final Fantasy 7. Over the past 25 years, the story of Cloud and friends His companion has captivated many players, and the gaming community has been waiting for a long time for news about the next Final Fantasy 7 Remake. While fans finally know when they can continue their adventures in FF7R in the latest announcement, Square Enix has released another big surprise. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 is finally being remade.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 is a PSP game released to celebrate FF7’s 10th anniversary in 2007. The game allows players to experience the story of what happened to Cloud Strife and Zack Fair. through Zack’s point of view. The game has not been re-released in any way since its initial launch, and notably not on PS Plus Premium’s library.
As part of the FF7 25th Anniversary livestream, series fans were amazed that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 was announced as a remake after being left on the PSP for about 15 years. To create an even better surprise, Square Enix also said that gamers will not have to wait long because Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion will be released this winter.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion will come with a brand new voiceover using the new Final Fantasy 7 Remake cast, with new graphics and character models to improve the experience. However, it looks like the old CGI cutscenes from the PSP will just be adapted to accommodate the new voice actors rather than being completely remade. This is possible due to graphics limitations with platforms like Nintendo Switch.
Even if the game isn’t as graphically impressive as FF7 Remake, the fact that Crisis Core gets a second chance is great for fans. Since the game has been left on the PSP for so long, there is no legal way for players to experience the game over the years other than using an emulator. It’s one of the few games in the Final Fantasy 7 universe that hasn’t had any form of re-release, making the remake quite inaccessible for a while.
The release date of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion also makes sense because once again Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 will serve as a great game to celebrate the series. Not only will those who played the original release of the title get to experience it in its entirety, but now gamers new to the FF7 universe via FF7R will be able to witness Zack’s story first-hand and Cloud for the first time.
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