Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade announced for PS5

Due out on June 10 alongside PlayStation 5 enhancement upgrade.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PlayStation 5. It will launch on June 10 worldwide.

Here is an overview of the game, via Square Enix:

■ Enhancements

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade takes advantage of the latest generation hardware and includes a wealth of graphical, gameplay and system enhancements for the PlayStation 5:

  • Immerse yourself in the city of Midgar like never before, with improved textures, lighting, and background environments. Players can switch between two game modes:
    • “Graphics Mode” prioritizes 4K high-resolution graphics.
    • “Performance Mode” prioritizes smooth action at 60 frames per second.
  • Capture and share your memorable moments from the game with a fully customizable “Photo Mode.”
  • Enjoy immersive battles by using the DualSense wireless controller, with its haptic feedback integration, and enjoy dynamic bike racing with its adaptive triggers.
  • New difficulty settings for “Classic Mode” provide new ways to play.
  • Jump into the action faster with optimized loading times.

■ Free Upgrade

As a thank you to those who have purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation 4 console, Square Enix are providing these players a free PlayStation 5 enhancement update* that will include all next-gen visual and gameplay enhancements detailed above at no extra cost when playing on a PlayStation 5 console.

■ New Episode

As well as introducing many exciting new enhancements, Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade also includes a brand-new episode featuring Yuffie as the main character. In this new adventure, play as ninja Yuffie Kisaragi as she infiltrates the shadowy Shinra Corporation to steal a powerful materia and restore glory to her homeland. Play alongside new characters and enjoy an expanded gameplay experience featuring multiple new combat and gameplay additions, bringing a new perspective to the Final Fantasy VII Remake story that cannot be missed.

Players, who purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4 and upgrade to PlayStation 5 can purchase the new episode featuring Yuffie as a standalone download from the PlayStation Store. Owners of the disc version of Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4 will require a PlayStation 5 console with disc drive in order to take advantage of this digital upgrade.

■ Game Editions

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade will be available as a physical and digital Standard Edition, and as a Digital Deluxe Edition from the PlayStation Store. The Digital Deluxe Edition of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade comes with a digital mini soundtrack featuring songs, such as “Descendant of Shinobi,” and a digital artbook which includes concept art and character sheets. Customers who pre-order the digital Standard Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade will receive the pre-order bonus Cacstar weapon for use in the new episode featuring Yuffie.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, the PlayStation 5 enhancement update, and the standalone downloadable episode featuring Yuffie will be available for the PlayStation 5 console worldwide on June 10, 2021.

■ FAQ

What are the enhancements and new system and gameplay additions in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade?

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade includes a wealth of graphical, gameplay and system enhancements:

  • Immerse yourself in the city of Midgar like never before, with improved textures, lighting, and background environments
  • Players can switch between two game modes:
    • “Graphics Mode” prioritizes 4K high-resolution graphics.
    • “Performance Mode” prioritizes smooth action at 60 frames per second.
  • Capture and share your memorable moments from the game with a fully customizable “Photo Mode.”
  • Players can enjoy immersive battles by using the DualSense PlayStation 5 controller with its haptic feedback integration.

On which platforms is Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade available?

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is available for PlayStation 5.

Where can I buy Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade?

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is available for PlayStation 5 physically from local and online retailers and digitally as a Standard or Digital Deluxe Edition downloadable from the PlayStation Store

Do I need to own Final Fantasy VII Remake for PlayStation 4 in order to play Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade on PlayStation 5?

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PlayStation 5 is an independent game, so prior purchase of the Final Fantasy VII Remake PlayStation 4 is not required.

Do I need to buy Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade if I already own Final Fantasy VII Remake?

If you already own Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation 4 (physical or digital version) and own a PlayStation 5, you can download the free Final Fantasy VII Remake PlayStation 5 enhancement update. This update does not include the new episode featuring Yuffie. The new episode featuring Yuffie can be purchased separately. An internet connection is required to obtain the free PlayStation 5 enhancement update. However, if you have purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake (physical edition) for PlayStation 4, and own the PlayStation 5 digital edition (the model without a disc drive) then you are not eligible to download the upgrade.

Can I upgrade Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4 to Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade on PlayStation 5?

If you already own Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation 4 (physical or digital version) and own a PlayStation 5, you can download the free Final Fantasy VII Remake PlayStation 5 enhancement update. This update does not include the new episode featuring Yuffie. The new episode featuring Yuffie can be purchased separately. An internet connection is required to obtain the free PlayStation 5 enhancement update. However, if you have purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake (physical edition) for PlayStation 4, and own the PlayStation 5 digital edition (the model without a disc drive) then you are not eligible to download the upgrade.

Can I play Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4 if I’ve purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade on PlayStation 5?

Your purchase of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade on Playstation 5 does not entitle you to play Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4. Customers who would like to play Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4 need to purchase it separately.

Is the new Yuffie Episode available on the PlayStation 4?

The new Yuffie Episode is optimized for PlayStation 5, so it is not available on PlayStation 4.

Can I play the new episode featuring Yuffie on PlayStation 5 without purchasing Final Fantasy VII Remake or Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade?

The new episode featuring Yuffie can only be played by either purchasing Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade on PlayStation 5, or by purchasing it separately after completing the free PlayStation 5 enhancement upgrade.

How do I access the new episode featuring Yuffie?

After downloading the content to your system, the new episode featuring Yuffie is playable immediately through the PlayStation 5 version of Final Fantasy VII Remake title menu. For new players of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade it is recommended to play the main campaign first, although not required.

Will my save file for Final Fantasy VII Remake work with Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade?

Yes. You can carry over save data from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5.

An update patch which supports carrying over PlayStation 4 save data will be available before the PlayStation 5 version of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is released.

After the patch has been applied, an option will appear on the title menu for the PlayStation 4 version to carry over your save data.

An internet connection is required to carry over save data to PlayStation 5. However, if you have purchased Final Fantasy VII Remake (physical edition) for PlayStation 4, and own the PlayStation 5 digital edition (the model without a disc drive) you are not eligible to download the PlayStation 5 enhancement upgrade but can still transfer your save data should you purchase Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade digitally.

What versions of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade are available for purchase?

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade will be available as a physical and digital Standard Edition, and as a Digital Deluxe Edition from the PlayStation Store.

What is included in the Digital Deluxe Edition of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade?

The Digital Deluxe Edition of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade comes with a digital mini soundtrack featuring songs, such as “Descendant of Shinobi”, and a digital artbook which includes concept art and character sheets.

Watch the announcement trailer and PlayStation 5 features video below. View the first screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official English website here and Japanese website here.

Announcement Trailer

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Japanese

PlayStation 5 Features Trailer

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Japanese

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