Final Fantasy VII fans wanting to be The First Soldier are in luck, as Square Enix announced a live stream on May 7th focusing only on the upcoming mobile Battle Royale game.
The live stream for Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier – called “Shinra EPC Private Security Force Orientation” – is scheduled for May 7th at 4:00 AM Pacific / 7:00 AM Eastern on Square Enix’s Twitch channel. Japanese Taiga Kishi will host the event, with producer Shoichi Ichikawa and Final Fantasy VII producer Tetsuya Nomura slated to attend. The stream will be spoken in Japanese with English subtitles as announced by the official Twitter.
Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier was first announced in February as part of all three Final Fantasy VII related announcements, joining mobile games Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. For the PlayStation 5 The First Soldier- ̵1; slated 30 years before the events of Final Fantasy VII – will feature multiplayer battle royale gameplay, adding spells and Summon Materia to the mix.
Square Enix announced The First Soldier’s window as “2021”, but no specific date has been set.Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PlayStation 5 is scheduled for a June 10 release.