Final Fantasy VII remake has been in development for quite some time and Square Enix is yet to announce the release date for the game, however, while we might not be getting a release date for the game soon, but game producer has given a development update saying that Final Fantasy VII remake development is going smooth.
Speaking with Famitsu, producer Yoshinori Kitas noted that Final Fantasy VII remake development is going smooth and while he didn’t reveal the release date for the game but, noted that there was demand for the game for quite some time but due to some reasons the project was on hold.
However, a leak has made its way on the internet suggesting that Final Fantasy VII remake will consist of three episodes in total and the first episode will launch by the end of 2019 along with a ton of new details.
In related news, Square-Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy VII remake will feature action based combat instead of the command based which was featured in the original game. Game director, Tetsuya Nomura, confirmed in an interview the game will feature action based combat.
Battles are not command-based, they’re action-based. Regarding cover actions, there are places where they can be done on the map, but they are not required. Because it’s seamless, I showed that there can be actions in response to various scenes.
Furthermore, Steve Burton has also been confirmed to voice Cloud Strife again in the remake. Steve Burton made it official through his Twitter account by confirming that he will be again voicing his Final Fantasy VII character, Cloud Strife.
He also lent his voice to a character in the Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children CGI film.
Final Fantasy VII remake is an action RPG in development at Square Enix and will launch exclusively for PlayStation 4 but, no release date has been announced.