Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: everything we know about the sequel

Change fate with Cloud in 2023.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake became a smash hit for Square Enix, and the Remake of the classic JRPG saw praise from fans of every age. Though Remake told a famous tale with improved graphics, voice acting, and new combat mechanics, it was only the first fragment of this retelling. Since part one’s release in 2020, players have eagerly awaited more information.

In 2021, the INTERmission DLC introduced a next-gen port and a story expansion with Yuffie. This additional content was another beloved piece of the story, but the title has since gone dark. Thankfully, that info drought ended on June 16, 2022. We finally have more news regarding Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2, titled Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Yuffie Kisaragi
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Rebirth’s story: where does Cloud go next?

Cloud and his friends continue their journey to stop Sephiroth in Rebirth. Though the team stopped him in Remake, he survived and now threatens to destroy the planet. The main cast ventures outside of Midgar to chase him once more. Defying fate has consequences, however, as Cloud and his allies went against the flow of time to fight Sephiroth in this timeline. What happens next is anyone’s guess, but to uncover the truth, Cloud must learn more about Sephiroth.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Meteor
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When can you play Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth?

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth releases in Winter 2023 exclusively for the PS5. Rebirth is the second part of three for Remake, with more information on the third and final project coming sometime after Rebirth’s release.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Cloud and Zack
Image via Square Enix

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion

It was a big announcement day, with Crisis Core receiving a remake announcement of its own. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion debuts in winter 2022 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Those who want to know more about the character shown at the end of Remake will want to play this title, which is the perfect precursor to Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth.

Final Fantasy 7 Crisis Core Reunion
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Final Fantasy 7 Remake also announced a Steam release for June 17, 2022. This game version is also compatible with Steam Deck, making the title portable. Now fans on PC can enjoy the title on either the Epic Games Store or Steam, depending on preference.

For more on Final Fantasy 7 Remake, including news, guides, and a review around the launch, stay tuned to Press SPACE to Jump.

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

Writing Lead and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Cuphead, Final Fantasy XIV, God of War, Persona 5, and Super Smash Bros.

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