Final Fantasy VII Remake’s 12-month PlayStation exclusivity period has been extended from March 2021 to April 2021 following the game’s recent delay.
The Final Fantasy VII Remake release date was delayed by approximately one month to April 10, 2020, exactly one year before the game can be released on non-Sony platforms, according to updated box art for the title (below).
Producer Yoshinori Kitase said Square Enix decided to delay the title in order to give itself “a few extra weeks to apply final polish to the game and to deliver you with the best possible experience”.
The publisher recently released a new Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer featuring the game’s theme song, Hollow.
It’s written by veteran games industry and Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu, who also created the music for 1997’s original Final Fantasy VII.
The theme song trailer includes almost four minutes of footage from the upcoming game, focusing on the adventures of Cloud, Tifa, Aerith and Barret in Midgar.
Announced at E3 2015, Final Fantasy VII Remake is an episodic project that’s expected to span several releases.
Kitase has said that the level of content being created for each Final Fantasy VII Remake title is comparable to that of a full game, and that he expects development of the second entry in the project to be “more efficient” than the first.