Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2 Has Entered Full Development

The second part in the remake saga will release "as soon as possible," according to director Tetsuya Nomura.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake co-director Naoki Hamaguchi has confirmed that the next part in the reimagining of the PlayStation classic has entered full development.

Contrary to its name, Final Fantasy VII Remake is just the first part in a larger remake of the classic JRPG, with the story ending just after Cloud and company leave Midgar. Square Enix hasn't announced when it plans to release the second part, but Hamaguchi's comments in a recent Famitsu interview (shared by ryokutya2089 and translated by Twitter user aitaikimochi) make it clear that the team has moved past planning and into development.

Additionally, director Tetsuya Nomura said in the same interview that he hopes to have the second part ready as soon as possible, while also hinting that its announcement will also make the rest of the release roadmap clearer.

"I believe that by the time we announce the next title, we'll be able to clarify more on our plans moving forward," Nomura added.

Nomura also mentions that he is aiming to improve the quality of the next installment in the series, which might be challenging considering how good the first part is. In our 10/10 Final Fantasy VII Remake review, critic Tamoor Hussain explained what makes it as good as its inspiration, saying, "For returning fans, this isn't the Final Fantasy VII your mind remembers, it's the one your heart always knew it to be."

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