Throughout an interview with Famitsu, Tetsuya Nomura confirmed new particulars in regards to the upcoming cell recreation, Ultimate Fantasy VII The First Soldier. The title’s inventive director talked about its ambitions, gameplay, and even revealed that there might be a job system. We’ve got translated a abstract of the interview beneath.
Sq. Enix introduced the brand new recreation within the Ultimate Fantasy VII universe in February 2021 can be a battle royale title for cell units. Set 30 years earlier than the occasions of Ultimate Fantasy VII correct, Nomura confirmed that The First Soldier will have an effect on the story of one other upcoming cell title, Ultimate Fantasy Ever Disaster.
Famitsu began the interview by asking the Nomura who the audience is with Ultimate Fantasy VII The First Soldier. He responded,
“Fanbases of long-standing IPs—not simply Ultimate Fantasy VII—develop into static to a level. So our problem is to attraction to different fanbases.”
Nomura additionally stated he feels strongly that the crew can’t relaxation on the laurels of Ultimate Fantasy VII‘s legacy. So they’re growing Ultimate Fantasy VII The First Soldier desiring to get into the most well-liked recreation style for the time being. He hopes the Battle Royale title might be a catalyst for these unfamiliar with the Ultimate Fantasy collection to get within the expanded universe of Ultimate Fantasy VII.
When it comes to recreation programs, Nomura confirmed new particulars based mostly on the footage we’ve seen up to now. He acknowledged that Ultimate Fantasy VII The First Soldier will probably have a job system referred to as “Kinds.” (Please observe that this phrase may change within the official localization.) The icons on the display screen point out what particular abilities the participant can use based mostly on their Fashion, which they’ll change for every battle. Moreover, Nomura confirmed that there might be a closed beta check, with particulars coming sooner or later.
When requested about what the crew is specializing in, Nomura introduced up gameplay and acknowledged the significance of game-feel and balancing. On this regard, Nomura stated that Producer Shoichi Ichikawa is a hardcore battle royale participant, so his suggestions has been very useful. When Nomura introduces an concept, Ichikawa can inform him the way it will have an effect on the title’s steadiness and overtly inform Nomura when he’s “spouting nonsense.” Moreover, Nomura stated the crew is sprucing up the sport’s visuals so it doesn’t disappoint anybody for being a cell title.
Ultimate Fantasy VII The First Soldier will launch on iOS and Android units in 2021.