Square Enix has finally released an update on Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth after a year of remaining quiet, reassuring fans that it’s still on track to launch this winter.
Posting the smallest possible Q&A on the Final Fantasy 7 Twitter (below), Square Enix answered the question: “How is development progressing on Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth?”
The answer really doesn’t give much away, though it sounds like fans may get a release date for the long awaited sequel to Final Fantasy 7 Remake soon. “Development is progressing smoothly and according to plan,” Square Enix said. “We are currently working on nailing down a release date for the game.”
Though the existence of a second Final Fantasy 7 Remake has been obvious for a long time, given that the first game only covers a small portion of the original’s story, the sequel was officially announced as Rebirth last June.
A debut trailer was shown at the Final Fantasy 7 25th Anniversary Celebration event, where Square Enix also announced that the remake would be turned into a three-part trilogy and the finale is already in development.
Fans eagerly awaiting updates on Rebirth haven’t heard anything since, however, meaning another major announcement could be coming soon.
While Square Enix isn’t hosting a 26th Anniversary Celebration for Final Fantasy 7, it will have plenty of opportunity to reveal something big through the many upcoming video game showcases coming in the Summer of Gaming.
Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and acting UK news editor. He’ll talk about The Witcher all day.