Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion Cloud Strife & Zack Fair Advertisements Appear in Shinjuku; Countdown Clips

A new duo of advertisements has appeared in Japan, specifically at the Shinjuku Station’s Metro Promenade, to promote the upcoming Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

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Between December 5 and December 11, the 45-foot-long ads will show either Cloud Strife or Zack Fair reaching for the Buster Sword, with one’s perspective altering who is displayed. However, the advertisement will be updated between December 12 and December 18 to highlight both Cloud and Zack. Further, the game’s theme song, “Why,” by Ayaka, plays when standing nearby.

A brief Twitter video by user @zexion0613 showcasing the ads is viewable below:

Images of the Cloud Strife and Zack Fair advertisements for Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion are viewable via our gallery below, via the Japanese outlet Game Watch:

Moreover, the official Final Fantasy VII Remake Twitter account has begun sharing brief clips ahead of the game’s release. With the one counting down seven days, Cissnei is highlighted:

With six days until the game launches, the latest clip highlights Cloud Strife:

With five days until the game launches, the latest clip highlights Aerith Gainsborough:

With four days until the game launches, the latest clip highlights Sephiroth:

With three days until the game launches, the latest clip highlights Genesis Rhapsodos:

With two days until the game launches, the latest clip highlights Angeal Hewley:

With one day until the game launches, the latest clip highlights Zack Fair:

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is set to be a modernized retelling of the original Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, a prequel to the game that initiated this beloved sub-franchise. Players control Zack, a hyperactive and determined SOLDIER yearning to become not only First Class, but also a hero in his own right. Combat utilizes real-time action elements alongside the innovative “Digital Mind Wave” system, used to perform special attacks called Limit Breaks and achieve other notable feats.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is releasing for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam on December 13, 2022.


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