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Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth Received’t Let Gamers Import Saves From The Final Sport


A screenshot shows Cloud staring off screen at something.

Screenshot: Sq. Enix

Sq. Enix has lately unveiled a whole lot of new particulars about Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth, the following chapter in its three-part remake trilogy of the traditional 1997 RPG. One key bit of information is that gamers gained’t be capable to import their saves from Remaining Fantasy VII Remake into Rebirth, however there will likely be a reward for many who performed the final recreation and its DLC.

Remaining Fantasy VII Rebirth, out solely on PlayStation 5 on February 29, 2024, takes place after the occasions of 2020’s FF7 Remake and its Intergrade DLC. Like the primary recreation, this new sequel appears to be a visually beautiful remake of Sq.’s beloved PS1 RPG megahit, Remaining Fantasy VII. As earlier than, in Rebirth small and large particulars of the unique storyline appear to have been tweaked, resulting in fascinating outcomes. And with Rebirth straight persevering with the journey of Cloud and gang, some would possibly assume they’ll carry over their saves into the sequel, however that isn’t the case.

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In an interview with the Official PlayStation Blog, Rebirth’s director Naoki Hamaguchi defined that gamers gained’t be capable to import their leveled-up and super-powerful characters from Remake into the brand new sequel, suggesting that every entry within the FFVII remake trilogy will likely be a “standalone recreation in its personal proper.”

“Due to this, every recreation’s balancing is finished independently,” defined Hamaguchi. “And a participant’s ranges and skills is not going to carry over from one recreation to the following.”

Whereas some is perhaps dissatisfied that they’ll’t trample by means of FFVII Rebirth’s enemies and executives with their OP Cloud and Aerith, this determination is smart. These remakes are giant RPGs of their very personal, and making an attempt to design them to assist high-level characters would possible be difficult and smash the general steadiness.

However, for those who did play Remake, Sq. Enix has “particular bonuses” for you, as confirmed by Hamaguchi. On Square Enix’s official website, the writer revealed what these bonuses are: Leviathan Summon Materia for folk with Remake save information and Ramuh Summon Materia for those who’ve received Intermission save information. Simply take into account that this save information must be in your PS5 if you play Rebirth.