After originally being revealed nearly half a decade ago, Final Fantasy VII Remake is finally here. The remake of one of the most influential games of all time arrives on PS4 this week after a long wait for fans. Final Fantasy VII Remake is a re-imagining of the PS1 classic for PS4 and PS4 Pro and here’s what you need to know.

Final Fantasy VII Remake release date

The Final Fantasy VII Remake release date is April 10, 2020 worldwide. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Square Enix shipped out copies early in many regions. Check with your local retailer for more information on a retail release.

Is the Final Fantasy VII Remake release date delayed?

This will vary by region. Some regions have seen the game being sold early like Australia while retailers in others aren’t sure when the game will be shipped to customers. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has delayed a few games in India already. Sources in the supply chain speaking to The Mako Reactor have confirmed that authorities have shut down warehouses holding goods that aren’t essential so expect the Final Fantasy VII Remake India release to be delayed. We’ve reached out to Square Enix’s distributor in India, E-xpress Interactive and will update this story if we hear from it on the release date for Final Fantasy VII Remake.

Final Fantasy VII Remake download size

The Final Fantasy VII Remake download size is 90.66GB (check this). Unlike Final Fantasy XV that had a massive patch, Final Fantasy VII Remake ships on two discs for PS4 and includes all data on discs with no update needed as of this writing.

Final Fantasy VII Remake price

Final Fantasy VII Remake is priced at $59.99 in the US and Rs. 3,999 in India for the standard edition. The Digital Deluxe Edition is priced at Rs. 5,699. The Deluxe Edition is also priced at Rs. 5,699 at retail.

Final Fantasy VII Remake difficulty settings

There are three difficulty settings available when you start a new game. Classic, Easy, and Normal. You unlock the Hard mode after completing the game on any difficulty mode. Classic mode has actions performed automatically and you need to focus on inputting commands through the command menu. The difficulty here is the same as Easy mode. Easy mode is for those who want to focus on the story without worrying about battles. Normal mode is the standard difficulty of the game for those who want to enjoy story and battles.

Final Fantasy VII Remake pre-load

If you pre-ordered a digital copy or want to go digital, you can pre-load Final Fantasy VII Remake now on PS4.

Final Fantasy VII Remake editions

There are two digital editions for Final Fantasy VII Remake and three retail editions. The standard edition and Digital Deluxe Edition are available on the PS Store. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the game, some DLC, and the digital soundtrack and artbook.

Final Fantasy VII Remake frame rate and resolution

According to Digital Foundry, the demo reveals that Final Fantasy VII Remake runs at 30fps on both PS4 and PS4 Pro. When it comes to resolution, Final Fantasy VII Remake is 1080p on PS4 and 1620p on PS4 Pro. Both of these are dynamic resolutions.

Can I play Final Fantasy VII Remake without having played the original?

Final Fantasy VII Remake is a reimagining of the classic Final Fantasy VII. It is meant for fans and newcomers to Final Fantasy VII. If you haven’t played Final Fantasy VII yet, it is available on just about every platform right now including mobile in solid ports.

Final Fantasy VII Remake collector’s edition contents

The Final Fantasy VII Remake 1st Class Edition includes the following:

  • Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition including SteelBook, Artbook, Mini soundtrack CD
  • Summon Materia DLC including Carbuncle, Cactuar, and Chocobo Chick
  • Cloud and Hardy Daytona Play Arts Kai Box Set Figure

Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition contents

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition includes the following:

  • A hardback art book featuring stunning concept art.
  • A Mini-Soundtrack CD.
  • Summon Materia DLC allowing players to summon Cactuar in game.
  • Sephiroth Steelbook Case.
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake on PS4 on two discs.

Final Fantasy VII Remake DLC details

As of now, the only DLC available for Final Fantasy VII Remake is summon DLC and some in-game items. No story content is DLC.

Final Fantasy VII Remake PC release date

Sony has exclusivity for Final Fantasy VII Remake until April 10, 2021 so a PC release will be after that if at all.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Xbox One release date

Sony has exclusivity for Final Fantasy VII Remake until April 10, 2021 so an Xbox One or Xbox Series X release can happen after that if at all.

How many parts is Final Fantasy VII Remake?

We don’t know how many parts there will be in total but given how much was covered in the Final Fantasy VII Remake available today and the fact that the original was a multiple disc PS1 game, it is likely that there will be at least two more parts depending on how Square Enix wants to handle things.

Final Fantasy VII Remake review

Read our Final Fantasy VII Remake review here. We loved it.