When it was released in 1997, Square-Enix’s Final Fantasy VII was lauded as an instant classic by gamers all over the world. Combining a deep turn-based combat system, never-before-seen character and party customization options, gorgeous full motion video cutscenes, cutting edge 3D graphics, and one of the most memorable soundtracks ever recorded, the game is still Fans and newcomers alike can now experience the legendary RPG classic as it hits Xbox One today, the very first time it’s appeared on a Microsoft console.
In Final Fantasy VII, the world has fallen under the dominion of the Shinra Electric Power Company, a sinister corporation that has monopolized the planet’s life force as Mako energy. Players will follow the story of the powerful ex-SOLDIER turned mercenary, Cloud Strife, as he attempts to save the world from destruction, alongside the anti-Shinra resistance group Avalanche. Battling against all-time great villain Sephiroth with Cloud are a number of memorable characters, including the beautiful-but-tough Aeris Gainsborough (who might be the key to saving the world) and the burly Barret Wallace.
Using innovative character customization options to create fun and interesting combinations of their favorite party members, players can fight to save the planet and discover the truth about Cloud’s mysterious past.
In addition to the beloved core game, Final Fantasy VII on Xbox One also includes a number of enhancements, including a 3x speed mode for getting through battles a bit quicker and an enemy encounter option that allows players to enjoy the storyline uninterrupted. While enemy encounters are turned off, players can still enjoy the story event battles. Finally, there’s a Max Stats command that enables players to become all-powerful in the blink of an eye.
Whether you’ve played through the game multiple times or are trying it out for the very first time, there’s no doubt you’ll have a blast with Final Fantasy VII. It’s out now for Xbox One, so pick it up today!