Producer Yoshinori Kitase talked about the well-known villain from Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth in an interview. Obviously, you should feel his presence more clearly in the remake. You can read how it works here.
Because Final Fantasy isn't bold enough, now more Sephiroth!
Kitase makes it always important to know who the villain is while playing Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. This is exactly what Square Enix wants to convey to you so much in the game and this is how the product explains it in the conversation Gameinformer.
“The remake focuses on your encounter with Sephiroth. In Rebirth, we wanted to make Sephiroth a very clear opponent and a goal for the characters to follow on their journey in Rebirth. In the original game, Sephiroth wasn't seen on the world map very often, but in this title we highlighted that element “
There are also new details about Sephiroth's backstory. This is intended to give you an understanding of the villain's motivations and explain why Sephiroth has become the way he is now.
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“We felt it was necessary to have a very clear representation of how he became the person he is now in Rebirth,” Kitase says.
It is not far from release. The PS5 title is scheduled to debut on February 29, 2024.
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