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REUNITE WITH THE CAST OF FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH FOR CAN’T-MISS NEW YORK COMIC CON PANEL
All-Star Voice Talent Behind Cloud, Tifa, Barret, Red XIII and Yuffie Go Behind-the-Scenes of Highly Anticipated Action-RPG on Saturday, Oct. 14
October 4, 2023
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]
Square Enix |
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 4, 2023) – On Oct. 14, 2023 at New York Comic Con, SQUARE ENIX invites attendees to a can’t-miss panel featuring the cast of FINAL FANTASY™ VII REBIRTH, the highly anticipated new story in the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY VII remake project debuting on Feb. 29, 2024 for the PlayStation®5 (PS5™) console.
In a conversation hosted by renowned voice actor and star of Critical Role Matt Mercer, fans will hear stories and behind-the-scenes insight from the English voice talent behind some of the most iconic video game characters of all time. All panel attendees will receive an exclusive poster featuring characters from the game, and a select number will even have a coveted chance to meet the cast and have their poster signed after the panel.
Meet the voice cast of FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH, hosted by Matt Mercer
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. ET on the Main Stage
Before the highly anticipated FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH launches on Feb. 29, 2024, SQUARE ENIX invites fans to spend an afternoon with some of the all-star voice talent bringing its beloved cast to life. Hear from Cody Christian (Cloud Strife), John Eric Bentley (Barret Wallace), Britt Baron (Tifa Lockhart), Max Mittelman (Red XIII) and Suzie Yeung (Yuffie Kisaragi) as they discuss what it’s like to voice such recognizable characters and share can’t-miss behind-the-scenes stories about creating the game. There might even be some surprise guests from Japan!
Fans around the world can watch the panel live on SQUARE ENIX’s YouTube and Twitch channels.
A new, standalone adventure set across a vast and vibrant planet, FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH sees Cloud, Tifa, Barret, Aerith and Red XIII escape from the dystopian city of Midgar into the wide world beyond. To hunt down Sephiroth, a fallen hero and vengeful swordsman from Cloud’s past, these unlikely heroes join forces with new companions like the spirited ninja operative Yuffie and the wisecracking, feline-shaped robot Cait Sith. Lead these characters into battle and use powerful synergy abilities to overcome their fates. Explore classic locales reimagined in dazzling detail. Encounter dozens of hours of rewarding side quests, fiend hunts, mini-games and rich stories of the planet’s people and cultures.
FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH will be available for the PS5™ console on Feb. 29, 2024. For more information, visit https://ffvii.square-enix-games.com/games/rebirth/.
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About FINAL FANTASY VII
First released in 1997 on the PlayStation® computer entertainment system, FINAL FANTASY VII celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2022. The game is universally regarded as a hallmark title of the RPG genre. The original title received high praise for its epic storyline, unique characters, and movie sequences that utilized the most cutting-edge technology of the time. Since then, the game has sold over 13.9 million copies worldwide and continues to receive widespread acclaim from critics and fans around the world. The popular game has even expanded into spin-offs, films and merchandise.
The first game of the FINAL FANTASY VII remake trilogy project, FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE, released in 2020, has been praised by both players and critics across the globe, earning more than 20 perfect scores from media, and was selected as a PlayStation® “Editor’s Choice” pick. The game also became the highest-selling digital release on the PlayStation® platform in SQUARE ENIX’s history, exceeding more than 7 million shipments and digital sales worldwide since its release. FINAL FANTASY VII REBIRTH, the second game in the trilogy and standalone story, is now in development and will be available worldwide on February 29, 2024, for the PS5.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 180 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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