In surprising news for Nintendo Switch fans, Square Enix has announced a remastered version of the action-RPG prequel. Crisis Center: Final Fantasy VII. It first appeared on PlayStation Portable in 2007.
This new version is officially titled Essence of Crisis: Final Fantasy VII Reunion It will be launched across multiple platforms including the Nintendo Hybrid this winter. The transformer will feature updated 3D models, full voiceovers, and new musical arrangements.
Square Enix also notes how this upcoming release will be a “more beautiful and accessible” version of Crisis Core, going “beyond” a simple high-res remaster. It’s not clear at this early stage how exactly this version of the game will be delivered on the Switch.
The transformer will follow the narrative of the original game – the mission of Zack Fair to find the missing soldier Genesis Rhapsodos. If you are not familiar with Mister Veer, he is a rather important figure in Final Fantasy VII Mythos. Without any spoilers:
“The way his story is woven into the fates of characters like Cloud, Aerith, Tifa and Sephiroth will leave a lasting impression.”
And again, this is an introduction – which means you don’t have to have any current knowledge of Final Fantasy VII. Saying this, the original version of VII is available for download from the Switch eShop.
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