Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will hold the slot machine fight system, disappointing some followers

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Many Final Fantasy followers love Crisis Core and its hero Zack Fair — simply take a look at all of the memes celebrating the soldier boy. However, the followers don’t all like Digital Mind Wave, the slot machine-like fight system featured within the authentic game. Whether you prefer it or not, the DMW mechanic is again for the remastered Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

The information was confirmed by the official Final Fantasy VII Twitter account, which gave a short synopsis of how the DMW works. “Lining up the same numbers or images gives Zack various status boosts or allows him to unleash potent Limit Break attacks,” it reads. As within the authentic game, the slots rotate mechanically throughout battle, however they set off particular results when three symbols in a row line up. Buffs like invincibility, zero magic value, and 0 potential value are on the menu. Line up three character portraits, and also you’ll use a Limit Break, accompanied by an animated flashback of the related character. For instance, three Sephiroth portraits unleashes Octoslash, whereas three photos of Aerith launch Healing Wave.

DMW stands for “Digital Mind Wave” and options slot reels which flip mechanically throughout battle.

Lining up the identical numbers or pictures offers Zack numerous standing boosts or permits him to unleash potent Limit Break assaults.

— FINAL FANTASY VII (@finalfantasyvii) July 6, 2022

The rationalization for this technique is that Zack remembers previous experiences and his companions’ techniques throughout battle. Justified or not, some Crisis Core followers don’t just like the mechanic and the random likelihood related to it. Just take a look at the responses to the above tweet, and also you’ll see plenty of people who aren’t pleased that it’s a part of the remaster. The DMW does tie into the game’s ending (in a approach we received’t spoiler right here), however its nonetheless a divisive characteristic.

Regardless, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion shall be coming this winter, although the precise launch date hasn’t been introduced but. The authentic game was made for PSP, however many extra individuals will be capable to get their palms on the remaster. As acknowledged throughout the announcement, Reunion is headed to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC through Steam.