One of the biggest news coming out of the the recent PlayStation Experience event was the reveal of the latest Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer and the subsequent reveal of the game using the episodic format. This resulted in a shockwave of confused fans, with comments both rational and utterly fanboyish sprouting like mushrooms.
Earlier this morning, Final Fantasy VII producer Yoshinori Kitase shared a message to everyone via a post in the Square Enix blog and he touched upon the decision to go episodic. He did mention that “many have speculated correctly as to the reason why we have made this decision,” specifically reinforcing the notion that, “if we were to try to fit everything from the original into one remake installment, we would have to cut various parts and create a condensed version of Final Fantasy VII“.
In the end, he hopes that fans would understand the design decisions made and that fans would appreciate the size the whole project is undertaking.
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