Ever because the first chapter in Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake got here out in early April, followers and critics alike have debated the which means of its ending. Nicely, we have now extra info from the creators of the sport on that entrance, however it’s possibly not the clarification that we have all wished.
Warning: main spoilers for FFVIIR forward.
In keeping with an interview translated by Twitter person @aitaikimochi from Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake Ultimania–a 750-page e book that accompanies the discharge of FF7R–co-director Yoshinori Kitase says that Sq. Enix is not going to drastically change the story of the sport to make it utterly completely different than the unique.
Quote by Kitase on how completely different the #FF7R can be from the unique story:
“We’re not drastically altering the story and making it into one thing utterly completely different than the unique. Although it’s a Remake, please assume the story of FF7 will proceed as FF7 at all times has.”
— ☆オードリーAudrey☆ (@aitaikimochi) April 28, 2020
This would appear to contradict main parts of FFVIIR, together with the brand new “Whispers of Destiny” enemies who’re decided to be sure that the story performs out the very same manner. All through the sport, a number of characters trace that the participant is experiencing the occasions of the sport in an alternate timeline, and we even see flash-forwards to sure occasions that do not happen within the recreation. The ultimate boss of the remake is a manifestation of those Whispers known as a Harbinger, and Cloud kills it on the recreation’s conclusion. A number of different occasions of the sport additionally differ considerably from the unique, together with the potential survival of Cloud’s comrade Zack.
It is under no circumstances clear what this implies for future entries within the FFVIIR cycle, and we’re not prone to know till the subsequent recreation comes out. Within the meantime, should you’re eager on making an attempt the sport on laborious mode, or should you’re struggling on the place to search out the Materia orb, we have now you lined.
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