April 19, 2024

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Sq. Enix has just lately unveiled a number of new particulars about Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth, the subsequent chapter in its three-part remake trilogy of the basic 1997 RPG. One key bit of information is that gamers gained’t be capable of import their saves from Remaining Fantasy VII Remake into Rebirth, however there will probably be a reward for individuals who performed the final recreation and its DLC.

Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth, out completely on PlayStation 5 on February 29, 2024, takes place after the occasions of 2020’s FF7 Remake and its Intergrade DLC. Like the primary recreation, this new sequel appears to be a visually gorgeous remake of Sq.’s beloved PS1 RPG megahit, Remaining Fantasy VII. As earlier than, in Rebirth small and massive particulars of the unique storyline appear to have been tweaked, resulting in attention-grabbing outcomes. And with Rebirth straight persevering with the journey of Cloud and gang, some may assume they’ll carry over their saves into the sequel, however that isn’t the case.

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In an interview with the Official PlayStation Weblog, Rebirth’s director Naoki Hamaguchi defined that gamers gained’t be capable of import their leveled-up and super-powerful characters from Remake into the brand new sequel, suggesting that every entry within the FFVII remake trilogy will probably be a “standalone recreation in its personal proper.”

“Due to this, every recreation’s balancing is completed independently,” defined Hamaguchi. “And a participant’s ranges and skills won’t carry over from one recreation to the subsequent.”

Whereas some is likely to be disenchanted that they’ll’t trample by FFVII Rebirth’s enemies and executives with their OP Cloud and Aerith, this determination is sensible. These remakes are giant RPGs of their very personal, and attempting to design them to help high-level characters would seemingly be difficult and destroy the general stability.

However, for those who did play Remake, Sq. Enix has “particular bonuses” for you, as confirmed by Hamaguchi. On Sq. Enix’s official web site, the writer revealed what these bonuses are: Leviathan Summon Materia for people with Remake save information and Ramuh Summon Materia for those who’ve received Intermission save information. Simply remember that this save information must be in your PS5 if you play Rebirth.