Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier out now

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier, the mobile battle royale set in the world of Final Fantasy VII, is out today worldwide through iOS and Android devices. The launch marks the beginning of the game’s first season – “Rise of Shinra”. Taking place prior to the events of the original FFVII, players must fight to be the last SOLDIER standing.

Enter the game as SOLDIER candidate, using magic and special abilities along with range and melee weapons throughout several storied locations including Seventh Heaven, Corneo’s Mansion, Honeybee Inn and more. Players can choose from various styles that allow for unique special abilities and include:

  • Warrior – This Style’s strength comes from close-ranged melee attacks.
  • Sorcerer – Specializing in mid-ranged AoE attacks; this Style’s basic magic spells Fire, Blizzard and Thunder are powered up.
  • Monk – A high-vitality Style which comes with self-healing and shield abilities.
  • Ranger – Skilled in seeking out enemies and sniping them from afar.
  • Ninja – Perfect for stealth and ambush attacks, this Style comes equipped with a double jump.

Players will also find themselves against monsters who inhabit the outskirts of the city. Defeating them nets you experience to level up and unlock new weapons. Classic series elements such as chocobos, espers and Ifrit along with summon materia can be found in the game as well. Customization exists in the form of character outfits and accessories, various weapon and vehicle skins and emotes.

To celebrate Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier reaching two million pre-registrations, all players have access to login bonus rewards including a Chocobo Egg, Shinra Mask Skin, Shinra Bike Skin, Shinra Utility Vehicle Skin and Shinra Helicopter Skin.

Special launch sales are available for a limited time including bundles based on Cloud, Tifa and the Security Officer, containing skins and emotes for players to customize their characters. Players have the opportunity to unlock the season pass to gain access to epic rewards including skins such as Rufus Shinra (FF7R), Scorpion Sentinel, Unknown Entity and more.

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier is now available as a free download with in-app purchases through the AppStore and Google Play.

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Erren Van Duine As a self-professed Final Fantasy fan, Erren created Nova Crystallis in 2009 as a place to collect the latest information on her favorite series. As owner and Editor-in-Chief, she also spends her time as a freelance illustrator.