April 14, 2024

Throughout Sony’s newest State of Play on Thursday, Sq. Enix revealed a brand new gameplay trailer for Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth, the following entry in its FF7 Remake trilogy. The sport appears superb and I’m excited to play it. Additionally introduced Thursday: A $350 Collector’s Edition of the game. I’m…much less enthusiastic about that.

Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth continues after the occasions of Remaining Fantasy VII Remake, which took the primary main part of 1997’s traditional RPG Remaining Fantasy VII and translated it into an action-RPG. Remake’s storyline additionally modified up some particulars, each massive and small, to create what seems to be a brand new timeline that’s each separate from however someway linked to that of the unique recreation and its many spin-offs.

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Right this moment’s trailer for the upcoming Rebirth reveals this new sequel will proceed to shake issues up, depicting Zack from Disaster Core carrying Cloud right into a metropolis, one thing that doesn’t occur within the authentic recreation. (Additionally…Cloud driving a Segway?)

Attention-grabbing stuff! Anyway, the brand new trailer appears cool, so that you may be excited to pre-order the sport forward of its February 29, 2024 debut. About that. The usual version of the sport will price $69.99, and the “deluxe” might be $99.99. However the greatest, most costly model of Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth is the collector’s version…and it prices greater than a Nintendo Swap.

What’s included within the Collector’s Version of FF7 Rebirth?

In accordance with Sq. Enix’s official retailer, this expensive, $349.99 version of Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth comes with the next:

Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth – Deluxe Version
Artwork BookMini SoundtrackSteelBook® Case

Giant Collectible Statue
Approx. 48cm / 19 inches tall and depicting the long-lasting antagonist Sephiroth in extremely detailed sculpting. The wing could be indifferent.

Moogle Trio Summoning Materia (DLC)
A summoning materia that may name “Moogle Trio” within the recreation.

Magic Pot Summoning Materia (DLC)
A summoning materia that may name “Magic Pot” within the recreation.

Accent: Reclaimant Choker (DLC)
A choker with an impact of restoring HP when an enemy is defeated.

Armor: Orchid Bracelet (DLC)
A bracelet that provides braveness to traverse an increasing world.

Armor: Midgar Bangle Mk. II (DLC)
A bracelet worn by vacationers leaving Midgar.

So, does all of this sound prefer it’s value $350? For some, the reply might be sure. For others, a strong perhaps. And for a lot of on the market, like me, the reply is a powerful “nope.”

Personally, the prospect of a $350 version of a online game makes me roll my eyes so exhausting they fall out of my head and I’ve to scramble round on the ground for a couple of minutes to choose them again up. However I’m additionally not an individual who cares a lot for statues or collectibles. On the very least it’s good that Sq. Enix is together with a bodily copy of the sport on this expensive package deal!

Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth launches on February 29, 2024 completely on PlayStation 5. The bottom recreation prices $70. The deluxe version is $100. And as talked about, the Collector’s Version, at $350, prices greater than an Xbox Sequence S.