Final Fantasy 7 Remake Pre-Order Guide: Bonuses, Special Editions, And More

Plus, watch the latest FF7 Remake trailer from Tokyo Game Show.

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Now Playing: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Extended Release Date Gameplay Trailer | E3 2019

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It's been four whole years since Square Enix officially announced a full remake of Japanese RPG classic Final Fantasy VII for PS4 at E3 2015, and 22 years since the original game was released in 1997 for the PS1. For years following the remake's initial reveal, FF7 fans heard very little about the game, but during E3 2019, Square Enix finally unveiled Final Fantasy VII's release date--March 3, 2020--and showed off an extended battle and gameplay sequence.

The extended gameplay trailer shown at E3 features Cloud, Barret, and some other familiar characters during the Bombing Mission in Final Fantasy VII. Near the end of the trailer, Aerith grabs Cloud's hand as they're surrounded by a strange black smoke.

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The latest FF7 Remake trailer debuted at Tokyo Game Show 2019, giving fans a look at the Turks, the main antagonists in the game, including Reno, Rude, and Tseng. The new trailer (which you can watch above) also showcased more of the game's voice acting and hinted that the original's squatting mini-game will return in the remake.

The official box art was also revealed recently, which you can check out below.

These are huge updates for FF7 fans, who have waited anxiously for the game during its long development period. Square Enix previously confirmed the FF7 remake will be released in multiple installments and that each installment will be quite substantial; during the E3 2019 press conference, the team confirmed the game's remake will contain two Blu-ray discs worth of content.

Now that we have an official release date and gameplay details, more retailers are opening up pre-orders for the game. You can check out those pre-order links below, including links for the two premium editions announced during E3: a Deluxe edition and a 1st Class collector's edition.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake pre-order bonuses

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If you pre-order the FF7 Remake, you'll get the Chocobo Chick Summon Materia DLC. Pre-order from the Square Enix Store, and you'll receive double Members Rewards points. Meanwhile, Best Buy is offering $10 reward credit to My Best Buy members. As usual, the PlayStation Store is offering a free, dynamic FF7 Remake PS4 theme with any pre-orders.

GameStop also just announced a new exclusive pre-order bonus that may be of interest to collectors: a serialized Shinra key card and collectible tin box (shown above). You'll get this bonus free when you pre-order either the standard or Deluxe edition of FF7 Remake.

Pre-order Final Fantasy 7 Remake standard edition

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Right now, you can pre-order the standard edition for PS4 at most retailers, and while it has the usual MSRP of $60, you can get it on sale for $49.95 at Amazon and Walmart. It'll come with just the base game and any pre-order bonuses.

Pre-order Final Fantasy 7 Remake Deluxe edition

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The Deluxe edition will cost $80 and includes:

  • Base game and any pre-order bonuses
  • Artbook
  • Mini-Soundtrack
  • Steelbook
  • Cactuar Summon Materia DLC
  • Carbuncle Summon Materia DLC

Here's where you can pre-order it:

Pre-order Final Fantasy 7 Remake 1st Class edition

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The 1st class edition is exclusive to the Square Enix Store and will cost you $330. This edition includes:

  • Base game and any pre-order bonuses
  • Play Arts Kai Cloud Strife & Hardy Daytona box set
  • Artbook
  • Mini-Soundtrack
  • Steelbook
  • Cactuar Summon Materia DLC
  • Carbuncle Summon Materia DLC

There's now a waiting list for the 1st class edition--you can hop on that and get more information below.

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