The latest addition to the popular Final Fantasy series is a demo for the upcoming game, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, which will be available on PS5. The demo offers players a chance to experience the opening chapter of the highly anticipated 2024 release. The demo will consist of two parts, with the second section set to release on February 21st. This news was announced during a Sony Interactive Entertainment State of Play dedicated specifically to the game.
During the State of Play presentation, in addition to the demo, the final trailer for the game was also released. The trailer provides an overview of the plot and characters, including their mission to stop Sephiroth and save the planet. It also showcases new locations, minigames and returning characters. A new battle system has been introduced that combines real-time action with strategic controls.
The “Fall of a Hero in Nibelheim” demo includes an extensive flashback section that allows players to relive key events from five years before the main storyline. On February 21st, this demo will be updated with a new section titled “Dawn of a New Era in Junon”, offering additional exploration and combat possibilities. It’s important to note that progress made in this section will not transferable to the full game, while steps present in the first demo can be skipped in the full game. Completing the demo will reward players with bonuses that can be used in the full version of the game, including a moogle lucky charm and adventure items.
The presentation provided a comprehensive look at all aspects of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth’s features, including traversing methods in different locations, new minigames and character interactions influencing story development. New details about protagonists’ backgrounds and mechanics such as skill trees were also revealed. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth fits into