The open world of Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is influenced by The Witcher 3 and Horizon

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth's Sephiroth looking at their hand in contemplation
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Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth‘s open globe is evidently motivated by Final Fantasy 15, Horizon, and The Witcher 3.

At Paris Games Week 2023 previously this month, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth co-director Naoki Hamaguchi fielded inquiries from French electrical outlet FF Dream concerning the upcoming game. When inquired about Rebirth’s open globe, Hamaguchi started by stating Final Fantasy 15 provided the growth group experience required to work with Rebirth’s open globe.

Additionally, Hamaguchi additionally indicated The Witcher 3 and the Horizon collection for examples for Rebirth’s open globe. The co-director does not particularly indicate Horizon Forbidden West as an ideas for Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, so do not immediately presume Square Enix is seeking to the extra current of both games for motivation.

From the audios of points, after that, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is mosting likely to be a rather significant game. Square Enix currently exposed last month in October that it’ll take around 40 hours to beat Rebirth, which currently places the brand-new game as larger than 2020’s Remake, if you’re going totally by the size of the primary tale and important course.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth introduces following year on February 29, 2024 as a PS5 special. Just recently, Rebirth won the ‘Most Wanted’ prize at the Golden Joystick Awards 2023, defeating the similarity Death Stranding 2 and Hollow Knight Silksong, simply in situation you were questioning the amount of individuals out there are excitedly expecting the brand-new RPG. 

You can have a look at our large Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth preview for a thorough check out what we constructed from the follow up when we played it for ourselves. 



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