Final Fantasy VII Rebirth update 1.020 includes new graphics setting and other fixes

Square Enix released a new 5.77 GB update for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth tonight, which features some fixes and adjustments to the game’s performance and gameplay systems.

Here’s a look at the patch notes for Version 1.020:

  • Corrected typograhical errors and omissions in some text.
  • Fixed an issue with the player-controlled character that occurs under certain conditions on the map.
  • Fixed an issue where Red XIII’s abilities ‘Supernal Fervor’ and ‘Watcher’s Spirit’ could be easily cancelled during battle.
  • Fixed an issue where enemies could stop moving in certain conditions during battle.
  • Fixed a progression bug that occurred in certain conditions during a quest.
  • Improved frame-rate and overall game stability.
  • Added “Performance – Sharp” and “Performance – Smooth” option to the graphics settings.
    • (Editor’s note: The in-game description for “Performance – Sharp” is: “Prioritize maintaining a 60-fps framerate with a sharper image quality.”)
    • (Editor’s note: The in-game description for “Performance – Smooth” is: “Prioritize maintaining a 60-fps framerate with a softer image quality.”)
  • Improved the graphical quality.
  • The camera’s ‘Inverted’ settings are retained in the gliding mini-game’s camera and while riding a gliding chocobo.
  • The camera’s ‘Inverted’ settings are retained in the target mini-game’s camera.
  • The vines in the Mythril Mine have been enhanced to for better guidance.
  • A difficulty setting has been added to the customization screen for ‘Fort Condor’ and ‘Gears and Gambits’ minigames.

While you’re here, check out our review of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, which launched on February 29th, 2024.

Review Gameplay

Exploring Kalm & the Grasslands

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