I believed we had been previous the battle royale pattern, I actually did. However right here we’re, the official milking of the Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake. This week, Sq. Enix introduced Ultimate Fantasy VII: The First Soldier — a battle royale spin on the long-lasting franchise.
Set previous to the occasions of Ultimate Fantasy VII, The First Soldier takes us again to Midgar and into the sneakers of a SOLDIER candidate a part of a secret Shinra mission. The aim, it appears, is to climb the ranks of the experimental corps of enhanced fights. And also you’ll have a plethora of weapons, gadgets and skills at your disposal.
A gameplay trailer for Ultimate Fantasy VII: The First Soldier confirmed gamers preventing throughout varied areas of Midgar. Along with the arsenal of weapons, we see magic being forged within the type of fireballs, cures and defend limitations. In what is without doubt one of the cooler moments, we additionally see you’ll have the flexibility to truly forged summons.
Fight additionally reveals there will likely be bosses scattered round Midgar that you simply’ll have the ability to combat. I can solely assume that defeating them will reward you with highly effective loot.
Try the gameplay for Ultimate Fantasy VII: The First Soldier beneath:
I’ve to confess, that is most likely the one spinoff I by no means anticipated to see from Ultimate Fantasy. It’s undoubtedly bizarre, however I’m additionally barely intrigued. It appears sort of enjoyable.
However I’m additionally involved in regards to the gameplay itself. It doesn’t look as easy or polished as, say, Fortnite or Apex Legends. The aiming and gunplay appears sort of gradual and clunky.
It may have one thing to do with the truth that Ultimate Fantasy VII: The First Soldier is coming to iOS and Android. I’d a lot reasonably play it on an precise console, so hopefully, if it catches on, we are able to see it on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Collection X|S sooner or later as a result of I’d undoubtedly give it a strive.
Within the meantime, for these on the lookout for the normal Ultimate Fantasy VII expertise, Sq. additionally just lately introduced the next-gen model of the sport will likely be releasing in June together with a brand new episode targeted on Yuffie.