May 18, 2016 10:28 AM EDT
'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' Slated To Make An Appearance At E3 2016 [RUMOR]
During last year's E3, Square Enix divulged that an enhanced, high-definition remake of the original "Final Fantasy 7" is in the making, however no update regarding the purported high-definition remaster has been available since.
It's been long time since "Final Fantasy 7" fans have heard any news regarding the game's remake. However, with a comparatively more crucial project, "Final Fantasy XV" in hand, this is not really a big surprise.
While it is extremely important for Square Enix that "Final Fantasy XV" does emerge as a huge hit among players, "Final Fantasy 7 Remake" may not make an appearance for a long time. This imply that the game is definitely not slated to launch in 2016, however speculations hint it will show up at E3 next month.
The sole aim of every company at the event will be promoting their games and eventually driving more sales, and Square Enix will be looking at doing the same at E3. However it first needs to strike a perfect balance - In other words, the game developer want players to be thrilled about its 2016 games, specifically "Final Fantasy XV" and "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided," but they also want the game's fan base to be excited about the studio in general. This basically means showing off "Final Fantasy 7 Remake," which shot to popularity and emerged as the most-hyped game from Square Enix in several years, reports iDigitalTimes.
It is obviously in the studio's interest to keep fans and non-fans alike excited to the best of their possibility. That said, the focus however is going to be on "Final Fantasy XV" as Square Enix aims to sell a whopping 10 million copies of the game.
A related report on Yibada inidcated Square Enix may offer more game details or a trailer E3 2016.
Yoshinori Kitase, game producer for Square Enix divulged that the studio has reached a general agreement as far as the number of installments the remake will come out with, however the plans may still change along the way. The studio has reportedly not yet determined if "Final Fantasy 7 Remake" should be an action-packed style gameplay, however according to game director Tetsuya Nomura, "Dissidia" is an apt title for a recent action-styled game.
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