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Final Fantasy 7 Remake: All Editions and Pre-Order Bonuses

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is Square Enix's retelling of the 1997 classic RPG. The remake was initially announced by the studio several years ago, and after a long period of silence about its development, Square Enix confirmed that the remake will release on March 3, 2020.

As of the moment, the game remains as a PlayStation 4 exclusive after Square Enix revealed that it has no current plans to bring the game elsewhere. As previously mentioned by Square Enix, Final Fantasy 7 Remake will release in parts, with the first one encompassing the beginning of the original game, up until the Midgar portion.

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Although Square Enix promised a faithful recreation of the original game, game director Tetsuya Nomura revealed that players will still find some changes in the upcoming remake. First, Square Enix is expanding the game's dialogue options to ensure that players will be given more choices. Nomura also confirmed that the cross-dressing scene will still be included in the game, but it will be approached in a modern way.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Pre-Order Bonus

Players who will pre-order any of the three available editions of Final Fantasy 7 Remake will get the Chocobo Chick Summon Materia DLC. Additionally, players who are pre-ordering through the Square Enix Store will receive double Members Rewards Points for their purchase.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Editions

Final Fantasy 7 Standard Edition ($59.99)

The standard edition is of course just the game itself and is perfect for players who just want to play the actual game with no frills and extra merchandise needed.

Pre-Order Final Fantasy 7 Standard Edition:

Final Fantasy 7 Deluxe Edition ($79.99)

The Deluxe Edition is for players who want something more than just the game but doesn't want to spend too much money. It includes a few collectible trinkets such as the soundtrack and a hardback artbook together with some DLC bonuses.

This edition includes:

  • Deluxe Edition Package
  • Sephiroth Steel Book Case
  • Mini-Soundtrack CD
  • Hardback Artbook
  • Cactuar Summon Materia DLC

Pre-Order Final Fantasy 7 Deluxe Edition:

Final Fantasy 7 1st Class Edition ($329.99)

The 1st Class Edition is the ultimate version that is available for the game's most dedicated fans. This edition is the most expensive and includes everything in the Deluxe version together with some Play Arts figurines and additional DLC bonuses.

This edition includes:

  • Play Arts Kai Cloud Strife & Daytona
  • Mini-Soundtrack CD
  • Hardback Artbook
  • Cactuar Summon Materia DLC
  • Carbuncle Summon Materia DLC
  • Deluxe Edition Package
  • Sephiroth Steel Book Case

Pre-Order Final Fantasy 7 1st Class Edition from the Square Enix Store

Meanwhile, Nomura revealed several months ago that the materia system will still remain in the remake. To the uninitiated, materia are items equipped on weapons and gear to increase their abilities and provide better buffs to characters. While the general mechanic of materia will remain unchanged, Nomura said that some of them will be removed in the remake since their functions would not be compatible with the overhauled battle system.

As for what lies ahead for Final Fantasy 7 Remake as it gets closer to its release date, Nomura confirmed that the upcoming game will make an appearance at this year's Tokyo Game Show. Nomura also revealed in the interview that classic Final Fantasy fans can look forward to the reveal of several recognizable characters from Shinra Inc.

Square Enix did not give a clue as to the identity of the characters that are to be revealed at the Tokyo Game Show, but it is likely to be Shinra employees who played a major role in the game such as President Shinra, his son, Rufus Shinra, or Professor Hojo, the head of the company's Science Department. Luckily, the Tokyo Game Show is just a few days away and will start on September 11, 2019.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake releases March 3, 2020, exclusively for the PlayStation 4.

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