Final Fantasy VII Remake prequel novel coming to the West this fall

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More Final Fantasy VII spin-offs have been teased, and a minimum of one piece of non-gaming media is coming West this fall. If you need much more of the remake’s story, you’re in luck.

Final Fantasy VII Remake: Traces of Two Pasts is a novel that tells the backstory of get together members Aerith Gainsborough and Tifa Lockhart. As the official description tells it, the 2 heroines sit down throughout the occasions of the remake to speak about one another’s historical past. Square Enix’s manga and guide division introduced on Twitter that the novel is lastly getting an English translation, arriving on November 8. Much just like the remake itself, Two Pasts can also be break up into components: one for Aerith, one for Tifa. The hardcover guide is being offered by a number of completely different retailers for $24.99, with a less expensive digital model out there at $14.99.

We are very happy to announce that FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Traces of Two Pasts is coming in November 2022! This novel in two components delves into the pasts of Aerith Gainsborough and Tifa Lockhart, the beloved heroines of FINAL FANTASY VII.

— Square Enix Manga & Books (@SquareEnixBooks) March 4, 2022

This isn’t the primary piece of supplemental content material for Final Fantasy VII Remake, after all. The DLC chapter Intergrade, for instance, should tide followers over till the following full launch. As for when that subsequent launch is coming, we’re supposed to listen to extra in 2022. Yoshinori Kitase, who directed the unique Final Fantasy VII, promised “more information this year” about Remake Part 2. Any variety of PlayStation State of Play Streams or Square Enix’s personal annual showcase would make for an excellent place to announce the following piece of the story.