New Official ‘Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion’ Tweet Has Fans Speculating Whether Story Events Will Change

Square Enix has published a new tweet regarding Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion that has several fans speculating due to a specific wording choice. The tweet primarily states how the graphical quality of this updated release is remastered, with a provided comparison shot of the incoming release and the original PSP version.

However, the end of the tweet says they hope veteran fans and newcomers alike will enjoy this “prequel to #FF7R.” That hashtag specifically correlates to the Remake/Rebirth projects, making many fans now believe that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will play out differently from the original game in vital ways, causing it to better represent the storytelling choices of what has occurred in Remake, and teased in Rebirth.

Of course, it is absolutely worth noting here that this hashtag choice could not equate to Reunion changing story elements since it could have simply been purposefully done to reach a broader, modern audience. However, when viewing the official tweet below explicitly stating that #FF7R strictly means Rebirth, it’s difficult to rule out the possibility of narrative points changing.

You can view the latest Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion tweet causing speculation below, alongside the other tweet from last month clarifying which hashtags mean what:

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 in Winter 2022.


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