Square responds to Final Fantasy VII remake petition
- Posted September 10th, 2007 at 04:21 EDT by
- 23 Comments
The interest of a Final Fantasy VII remake for PlayStation 3 still remains inexorably imprinted on the minds of gamers across the globe since a tech demo was displayed at E3 2005 running off PS3 hardware.
As a matter of fact, fans have become so intrigued by the prospect of a remake that they have now had a petition started to show this interest all in one form.
Over the last couple of months, the rising number of signatures on the online petition for Square-Enix to re-make Final Fantasy VII have caught many people's attention. Now, having crossed the 20,000-signature mark, Square-Enix felt obliged to respond to the masses with the following email:
Thank you for contacting SQUARE ENIX Customer Support,
We hope this letter answers your questions.
Our parent company, SQUARE ENIX of Japan, has no current plans to create a sequel or remake to that particular title at this time. This is not to say that it will never happen, it’s just that their development teams are currently focusing on numerous other projects.
We hope this information has been of assistance.
Neil- SQUARE ENIX Customer Support
Even though this is something that has been confirmed time and time again, people know that Square-Enix is listening. The simple fact is that they already have too many projects to work on and complete, including five Final Fantasy games and another Kingdom Hearts title. Rest assured, however, that when these titles have finally been released that Square-Enix will be looking very closely at the proposal and may even consider it. For now, we all just have to wait a bit longer for FFVII on the PS3.
Stay tuned to PSU for more Final Fantasy news as it breaks.
- 11:27pm EDT - September 9th, 2007
Still can't wait for the remake to come...
smiiter | smiiter
- 11:28pm EDT - September 9th, 2007
at least they are listening
- 11:30pm EDT - September 9th, 2007
seeing aerith die in sd was bad enough, but watching her die in hi def is going to be hard for some people.
- 2:16am EDT - September 10th, 2007
I expect a release date somewhere in 2011 / 2012.
- 3:40am EDT - September 10th, 2007
I think the remake should be completed by X-mas 08. It will give Sony the win. That is their most critical challange, they will need the support.
- 3:54am EDT - September 10th, 2007
we know it is gonna happen, but it def. won't come out until, at earliest, late 2010.
- 3:58am EDT - September 10th, 2007
A remake would be a great idea. Id buy it in a flash.
- 5:57am EDT - September 10th, 2007
this would seriously be a killer app
- 6:07am EDT - September 10th, 2007
hehe, I signed that petition a looooong time ago...
but this info is kinda useless to me, cause I already knew the reason why they haven't made the remake yet. The Final Fantasy 7 compilation is one of the biggest projects of Square-Enix, and it's surely not complete yet ;)
well, still waiting for crisis core :D
- 6:59am EDT - September 10th, 2007
psn id: gingo.... at least they were good enough to reply and at least they have not dismissed the idea altogether just for the time being
- 7:08am EDT - September 10th, 2007
ha, why the heII are people so worked up over this? pop in the old game....like said, other titles are probably being slaved over...and IF we do see a remake, which I wouldn't be surprised of, than I would like to see some even more quality games be remade. i mean, if FFVII is being redone, where is the original Metal Gear Solid for PSone?
- 7:45am EDT - September 10th, 2007
hey ROSSINATOR_99 HOW ABOUT NOT RUINING THE GAME FOR PEOPLE?!?!?! FRIK MAN, at least say there's going to be a spoiler or something. I HATE YOU!!!
- 7:50am EDT - September 10th, 2007
the game is a decade old. do you really expect ppl to be quiet about it now? if you haven't played the game by now then you have done yourself an injustice.
- 8:01am EDT - September 10th, 2007
They will make this game, it will be the best selling Final Fantasy ever, I beat it on the PSone in like 80+ hours, and would love to do it again...
- 8:12am EDT - September 10th, 2007
FF7 would be nice to be remade but I can think of many other FF's that should be remade over 7... just imo
- 8:34am EDT - September 10th, 2007
How is FF7 the only SE title worthy of a remake? If they do remake it, yes I would buy it too..but I can think of a better SE title that can use a remake more than FF7. I would like to see how many people views on a remake would change if SE pulled a Crapcom and made the remake for both the PS3 and crapbox 3sh!tty...yes I am against it, but I wonder who all will still be waiting in line to get it.
- 9:05am EDT - September 10th, 2007
i dont see wat all the fuss is about!! it was a good game but there are and will be better games to come!!
- 2:27pm EDT - September 10th, 2007
People see it as a remake to a story they treasured and for some the way it should have looked from the begining thanks to the movie and later games in that universe. I have no doubt it'd look cool and have tons of added features and even more dramatic storytelling but the simple fact of the matter is that it'd cost more to make than the original and they want to consentrate on brand NEW universes rather than dig back into an old one that still hasnt exhausted it's potential for newer stories apparnetly sinec they've made more sequels for it than any other FF game so far. Personally I want a FF6 remake.
- 3:22pm EDT - September 10th, 2007
ide buy 2 just to add one to the collection and the other to play
- 8:05pm EDT - September 10th, 2007
Well, if they weren't trying to get 13 fscking games out within the next year...
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