If you are wondering when you can play Final Fantasy 7 Remake, we have good news and bad news. The good news is that if you’re on PS4, you can play on Friday April 10. The bad news is that Final Fantasy 7 Remake will be an exclusive PS4 game for an entire year, so other platforms will have won ‘get it no earlier than April 2021. We also have the latest pre-order prizes for Final Fantasy 7 Remake for you rounded.
Even for those on PS4, playing on April 10 can be a problem. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Square Enix expects there to be physical copies of the game difficult to find in certain regions, so even if you have already reserved the game for a long time, it may not arrive until mid-late April. That said, if you are in Australia, you can already buy the game because retailers sell early to avoid potential coronavirus complications.
Fortunately, the digital availability remains unaffected. In addition, Final Fantasy 7 Remake digital pre-load is now available in North America and Japan through PlayStation Store. European and Australian users will have access in the coming days, probably Monday, April 6. Early loading is especially valuable nowadays because it is PlayStation limit download speeds in the US and EU to limit bandwidth usage with so many people who had to keep working from home because of the quarantine.
There is another date that fans of Final Fantasy want to put on their agenda. The Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo has been available for some time, and if you download it before May 11, you’ll receive a special dynamic PS4 theme.
We went hands-on with Final Fantasy 7 Remake and thought it was a perfect mix of old and new.