Interested in learning what's next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today.

Forget about the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII. It’s time for the Fortnite-ification of Final Fantasy VII!

After today’s State of Play revealed Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PlayStation 5, the game’s Twitter account revealed Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier. This is a mobile battle royale game set in Midgar before the events of Final Fantasy VII.

So, yeah, that’s a bit of a surprise. But we know that big game companies are eager to branch their biggest titles off to mobile. And this is … certainly a way to do that.


GamesBeat Summit Next 2022

Join gaming leaders live this October 25-26 in San Francisco to examine the next big opportunities within the gaming industry.

Register Here

Snark aside, the game does look graphically impressive. It has you playing as a candidate for SOLDIER, the Final Fantasy VII’s universe’s super-soldier program.

Square Enix also revealed a second Final Fantasy VII mobile game, Ever Crisis, a “chapter-structured single player game covering the whole of the FFVII timeline — including the events of the original game and the FFVII compilation titles.”

That’s a lot of Final Fantasy VII! Hopefully it keeps us busy while we wait for the next part of the remake.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Discover our Briefings.