In a recent announcement, Square Enix has revealed that the demo for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is now available on PS5. The demo offers players an opportunity to experience the opening chapter of one of the most highly anticipated games of 2024. The demo will be divided into two parts, with the second section scheduled to be released on February 21st, giving players a preview of the expansive game world before the official launch on February 29th, exclusively on Sony console.
During a recent State of Play presentation dedicated to the game, final trailer was also shown, which provides an overview of the plot and characters. It includes new locations, minigames and return of familiar 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 the Nibelheim Incident, a crucial story mission set five years before the main events of the game. On February 21st, this demo will be updated with a new section titled “Dawn of a New Era in Junon”, providing additional exploration and combat possibilities. It’s important to note that progress made in this section won’t be transferable to full game while steps present in first demo can be skipped in full game. Players who complete this demo will receive bonuses like moogle lucky charm and adventure items that can be used in full game.
The presentation offered a broad overview of the game’s features such as traversing methods through different areas, new minigames and character interactions which influence how story unfolds. New information about protagonists and mechanics such as skill trees and soundtrack were also shared during presentation. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth fits into narrative continuum of Final Fantasy VII Remake which was well received by critics and audience upon its launch in 2020. This new chapter promises to further expand storyline while taking players on a new adventure on planet with goal being stopping Sephiroth and saving world