Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Be Headed to Other Consoles in 2021

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Be Headed to Other Consoles in 2021

New box art details indicate the remake might be a timed exclusive.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is set to be a PlayStation 4 exclusive, but it appears to be a temporary arrangement. An updated box art this evening noted that the RPG remake will be a timed exclusive and set a date: March 3, 2021.

The update (via Twitter user Wario64) shows the Final Fantasy 7 Remake box with a "Play It First on PlayStation" sticker, with the addendum that it will only last for a year.

The remake of one of the most popular role-playing games of all time is set to drop on March 3, 2020 for only the PlayStation 4 right now. While a post from Xbox Germany teased the idea of it coming to other platforms, it was later attributed to an "internal mistake." That might be an indication that ports are already in talks, though no official announcement has been made as of yet.

In any case, PlayStation exclusives have been gradually becoming less and less exclusive over the past year or so. Kojima Productions' Death Stranding is set for a 2020 PC launch, and news broke tonight that the long-exclusive MLB The Show series is heading to other platforms as well. Given how many platforms the re-releases and remasters of other Final Fantasy games have come to, it certainly seems like Square Enix would be interested in bringing Midgar to more platforms.

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