Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth has a playable demo on PlayStation 5, permitting you to step into Cloud’s implausibly polished Doc Martens forward of the sport’s Feb. 29 launch.
Right here’s a tough rundown of what to anticipate from the Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth demo, and what progress will carry over to the principle recreation.
obtain the FF7R demo?
You possibly can obtain the Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth demo immediately from the PlayStation Store in your PS5. The demo is 48 GB.
How lengthy is the FF7R demo?
As of this writing, the Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth demo covers the “Nibelheim” episode set a couple of years previous to the principle recreation. You’re solid as Cloud and hair metallic mannequin Sephiroth in a flashback sequence. Relying on how methodically you play, it is going to take you about an hour or two to finish.
On Feb. 21, Sq. Enix will add a section overlaying Junon, the explorable open-world space of Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth. Because it’s a bit extra open-ended than the primary chapter, your playtime might fluctuate. Polygon had an opportunity to play this specific demo throughout a Sept. 2023 preview occasion. You possibly can learn extra about what to anticipate from this section of the demo in Polygon’s hands-on Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth preview.
Does progress carry from the FF7R demo to the principle recreation?
Having save knowledge from the demo in your PS5 will grant you numerous objects to make use of within the full launch of Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth. You’ll get the Kupo Appeal — an adjunct that enhances what number of assets you obtain — plus a smattering of potions, ethers, and different objects.
Finishing the Nibelheim episode will mean you can skip that section within the full recreation. Any progress made through the Kumon space, nevertheless, received’t carry over; that specific part has been “altered to make the content material extra compact,” so it’s not consultant of what you’ll expertise in Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth.
Ultimate Fantasy 7 Rebirth comes out on PS5 on Feb. 29, 2024.