In context: The primary episode of the Closing Fantasy VII remake was solely launched a couple of months in the past, however we should not have to attend lengthy for the followup, proper? In spite of everything, the core of the sport is already constructed, so manufacturing ought to go reasonably shortly. The developer stated it desires to get it out ASAP, however it’s nonetheless urging “endurance.”
Closing Fantasy VII Remake was a very long time coming. Sq. Enix initially hinted at it in 2005 at E3. It was revealed as a tech demo for the PlayStation three and was anticipated to launch on that console. The sport spent shut to 2 full console generations in improvement limbo as followers questioned if it was ever going to occur. It lastly formally introduced it in 2015. Sq. Enix later revealed that it might not even be the total FFVII story however that it might be damaged up into three components.
Since launching the primary episode again in April, many have questioned how lengthy it might be earlier than they might get their fingers on half two. Sq. Enix has been elusive about when the following chapter could be prepared. We are able to relaxation assured that it certainly is not going to be one other 15 years. Builders have already swung into full manufacturing on the following iteration however can’t say how lengthy it is going to take.
In a latest interview with Weekly Famitsu, co-directors Naoki Hamaguchi and Tetsuya Nomura stated the corporate plans to get the second half out ASAP, however that followers should be affected person.
“Whereas we’re earnestly engaged on it, we might make you wait, however please sit up for it,” stated the administrators. “We wish to get it out as quickly as potential, however we’re additionally keeping track of high quality for the following one as a result of we wish gamers to take pleasure in one thing that is even increased high quality than the primary. We ask that you just wait a bit longer, regardless that we try to launch the sport as shortly as potential.”
Whereas a five-year improvement plan is probably potential, it isn’t seemingly that the workforce will take that lengthy. Followers may be affected person, however spending a decade of their life to finish one story is pushing the bounds, even for the hardcore.
That stated, we’ve got all seen what occurs when builders rush a recreation, so the very last thing Sq. Enix must do is push FFVIIR half two out the door earlier than it’s prepared.