Final Fantasy VII is getting a mobile battle royale spinoff

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Forget about the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII. It’s time for the Fortnite-ification of Final Fantasy VII!

After today’s State of Play revealed Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PlayStation 5, the game’s Twitter account revealed Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier. This is a mobile battle royale game set in Midgar before the events of Final Fantasy VII.

So, yeah, that’s a bit of a surprise. But we know that big game companies are eager to branch their biggest titles off to mobile. And this is … certainly a way to do that.

Snark aside, the game does look graphically impressive. It has you playing as a candidate for SOLDIER, the Final Fantasy VII’s universe’s super-soldier program.

Square Enix also revealed a second Final Fantasy VII mobile game, Ever Crisis, a “chapter-structured single player game covering the whole of the FFVII timeline — including the events of the original game and the FFVII compilation titles.”

That’s a lot of Final Fantasy VII! Hopefully it keeps us busy while we wait for the next part of the remake.


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