Final Fantasy VII Remake, Square Enix’s upcoming anticipated title, is being built in Unreal Engine 4 instead of the company’s own in-house engine.
This news comes as a press release from Epic, makers of Unreal Engine. “We realize how special Final Fantasy VII is to fans, and we place our trust in Unreal Engine 4 technology and tools to help deliver this long-awaited remake, crafted for modern platforms,” said Square Enix’s Yoshinori Kitase. “Working with the team at Epic and having their support throughout this process was invaluable and we’re excited to bring the product of that collaboration to long-time fans and newcomers to the series.”
“We’re humbled that Square Enix has chosen Unreal Engine 4 to recreate one of the world’s most beloved video games of all time,” said Epic Games Japan’s Taka Kawasaki. “It is a joy to work with the talented developers behind the franchise, and this marks an unforgettable moment in Unreal Engine history.”