During its Final Fantasy VII Rebirth live stage event in Tokyo Game Show 2023, Square Enix showed off over 30 minutes of gameplay footage for the upcoming game. The video showcases gameplay showing Cloud’s party exploring the Grasslands area which serves as the game’s opening area, as well as the several mini-games that will be playable in the game. This includes the “Queens Blood” card game, a piano rhythm game, Chocobo customization, and more. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will launch on February 29, 2024 for PlayStation 5. The game “picks up with iconic heroes Cloud, Barret, Tifa, Aerith and Red XIII after they escape from the dystopian city Midgar.”
The game’s details via Square Enix:
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is the second entry in the Final Fantasy VII remake project, which retells the story of the iconic fantasy game that redefined the RPG genre in three distinct games.
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth picks up with iconic heroes Cloud, Barret, Tifa, Aerith and Red XIII after they escape from the dystopian city Midgar and sees them embark on a journey in pursuit of Sephiroth, the vengeful swordsman from Cloud’s past who was thought to be dead.
In this standalone adventure, players will explore an expansive world, all brought to life with a new level of graphical fidelity, developed specifically to leverage the power of the PlayStation 5 console.
As players unravel a gripping narrative rich with mysteries to uncover, they will also witness the personal journey of each party member and strengthen their bonds to work together and face off against powerful enemies.