Yuffie, the star of Intergrade.
Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake launched final yr on the PlayStation four after nicely over a decade of anticipation. We nonetheless know valuable little about its sequel — the unique is being cut up up into a number of video games — however we could also be about to search out out a bit of extra with Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade, which hits the PlayStation 5 on June 10. Here is all the pieces you might want to know concerning the surprisingly titled recreation.
Intergrade is made up of two elements. First, it is a visually-improved model of Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake (extra on these enhancements beneath). The second a part of the package deal is EPISODE INTERmission (freaky capitalization courtesy of Sq. Enix, not me), DLC content material that stars Yuffie Kisaragi, a fan-favorite character from the unique recreation. This DLC is unique to the PS5.
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Final yr’s Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake did not fully remake the PlayStation 1 basic, however slightly remade the primary part of the sport. Remake ends as Cloud Strife and the gang go away Midgar, which is earlier than they meet Yuffie. As such, the materia thief was not featured in final yr’s recreation — which is why followers are excited to see her once more.
What modifications are being made to FF7 Remake?
Intergrade will add just a few options to Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake, most of which revolve round graphics. Sq. Enix says that textures and lighting might be improved — though simply how noticeable these enhancements might be is questionable, since final yr’s recreation was mighty positive wanting already — and quicker loading instances. There’s additionally:
Choices between “Graphics Mode” and “Efficiency Mode”. The previous prioritizes 4K decision, the latter 60-frames-per-second gameplay. A photograph mode.Haptic suggestions through the DualSense controller.
PS5 house owners put together your self: It is a huge recreation.
How do I get the free improve?
You might or could not have heard that those that personal Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake on PS4 will get a free improve to Intergrade on the PS4. It is a bit complicated. You aren’t getting the whole Intergrade package deal, however slightly get the improved model of Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake. EPISODE INTERmission is bought individually as a DLC for $20. That mentioned, if you happen to do not personal the PS4 recreation, you should purchase the whole Intergrade package deal for $70.
Observe that the free PS4-to-PS5 improve doesn’t apply to those that downloaded Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake free of charge when it was a PlayStation Plus profit.
What can we find out about Yuffie’s mission?
Yuffie is on a mission in Midgar to steal valuable materia from Shinra, the principal dangerous guys in Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake. Yuffie is from Wutai, a area in Ultimate Fantasy 7’s world that had a warfare with Shinra previous to the occasions of the sport, so she naturally has been with the megacorp.
Anticipate the DLC to delve into a number of the historical past between Shinra and Wutai. Among the warfare will in all probability be proven in Fort Condor, a minigame featured within the DLC. (Those that keep in mind minigames from Ultimate Fantasy eight and 10 know these can tackle a lifetime of their very own.)
You may play as Yuffie and new character Sonos.
Yuffie’s story takes place throughout the occasions of Ultimate Fantasy 7 Remake, and the sport’s creator has mentioned her story will lead straight into Remake’s true sequel.
The DLC will introduce a set of latest characters, together with Sonon. He is Yuffie’s sidekick within the recreation — a fellow warrior from Wutai, who skilled beneath Yuffie’s father — who you may additionally play as throughout fight. Since Yuffie is working with Avalanche, the ecoterrorist group Cloud joins in Midgar, there will be new faces from the group included right here too.
As for dangerous guys, Weiss, who Ultimate Fantasy devotees will keep in mind from Dirge of Cerberus is again, joined by his youthful brother Nero.