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Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier showcase announced

Almost 25 years after its initial release, Final Fantasy VII is back in the spotlight, with the remake coming out last year to great success, a remaster of the remake on its way soon, and many new experiences still to come. Square Enix has now announced a Final Fantasy VII live stream set to take place next week.

Square Enix has announced that it will host the “Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier Official Live Stream #0” on the 7th of May at 8pm JST (12pm UK time). The livestream will showcase gameplay from and additional information regarding Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier – the mobile battle royale set 30 years before the events of Final Fantasy VII.

That is not all however, as Square Enix has confirmed that fans will also get a second look at Final Fantasy VII: Remake Intergrade, the PS5 release of FFVII Remake, which will also include ‘Episode INTERmission’ – focused on the character Yuffie Kisaragi.

The initial reveal of Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier sparked some confusion from fans of the series, with many fearing that this mobile-focused free-to-play experience may be little more than a cash-grab to jump in on the soon-to-be-saturated battle royale genre. Hopefully this upcoming showcase will provide greater insight into the game, justifying its existence and explaining why it should stand as part of the Final Fantasy VII series.

KitGuru says: What did you think of the initial reveal for Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier? Are you optimistic? Is the battle royale market oversaturated in your opinion? Let us know down below.

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