Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade: Yuffie DLC ending defined


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Closing week, Square Enix introduced Final Fantasy 7 Remake to the PlayStation 5 and with it, launched the EPISODE INTERmission DLC starring Yuffie Kisaragi. It be entirely price playing if you happen to loved final yr’s Remake, because it combines satisfying strive against with a storyline that reminds the player why Yuffie is a fan-favourite from the distinctive. And man, it appears ideal

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, has acknowledged the game’s sequel will commence up the save EPISODE INTERmission (henceforth known as “Yuffie’s DLC,” for all individuals’s sake) finishes. That is massive news — but if you happen to will most definitely be pleased performed Yuffie’s DLC and be pleased considered its ending, it is doubtless you’ll be at a loss as to what its ending even formulation. So let’s destroy it down.

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It’ll mild trail with out asserting, but: spoilers below. 

Deepground, the deep cut encourage

There are two formulation of Yuffie’s DLC to collapse. The supreme stretch of the game, in which it is doubtless you’ll be launched to a fresh gang of nasty guys, and the publish-sport scenes, which leads into Final Fantasy Remake Allotment 2. 

First, the nasty guys: Deepground. Deepground is a secret department of SOLIDER (which is the military cruise of Shinra), one who develop into in actuality launched within the 2006 Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy 7 sport that starred Vincent Valentine. Leading Deepground are elite warriors is thought as Tsviets — and leading the Tsviets is Weiss. 

Weiss, head of Deepground and baddie from Dirge of Cerberus, being experimented on in Yuffie’s DLC. 

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We understand Weiss being experimented on in Yuffie’s DLC in Shinra’s basement ranges. He appears now not fussed at all with the “idiots” at Shinra attempting to clone him, and summons his younger brother, Nero, to pass “hunt.” That is clearly nasty news for Yuffie and Sonon, who face Nero as the supreme boss within the DLC. After a tense battle, you nearly about destroy out — forward of Nero emerges from the darkness. stabs Sonon and retrieves his physique. Yuffie escapes, but Sonon is a goner — and must mild doubtlessly return in Allotment 2 as a Deepground experiment. 

What’s valuable about all right here’s that Dirge of Cerberus — the save Deepground, Weiss, Nero and the rest of the Tsiviets were launched — occurred after the events of the distinctive sport. That the community is being launched right here clearly formulation they’ll be a chunk of Remake Allotment 2, which formulation you would ask major changes to the sage beats.  

After Sonon’s “demise,” Yuffie escapes in time to opinion Sector 7 explode and crumble onto the slums below.

Nero, Weiss’ brother, is the supreme boss of Yuffie’s DLC. Each Weiss and Nero being launched right here has gigantic sage implications for Remake’s subsequent piece.

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Final Fantasy tries alternate actuality

The publish-sport scenes take hold of us encourage to Cloud, Barret, Tifa, Yuffie and Crimson XIII. They’ve some banter about long walks and the draw in which Midgar is a trash city, then they hitchhike to the within attain city of Kalm. (Being picked up by Chocobo Bill, who fans will take note from the distinctive sport.) Here is all magnificent and dandy, but then we understand one thing more enthralling.

Zack Unbiased is outside Aerith’s church, working towards some “Hey, it be been a while!” lines. After psyching himself up, he barges by draw of the doors to whisper his return, most enthralling to procure a church fleshy of Midgar voters, doubtlessly taking refuge from the Sector 7 explosion. 

Zack attempting, unsuccessfully, to play it chilly.

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Some immediate reminders.

On the cease of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, it be revealed that there are quite loads of timelines: The sage we saw within the distinctive sport is one timeline, and Remake another. At Remake’s cease, you extinguish the Explain Harbinger. The Whispers had been guaranteeing every timeline flows within the identical draw — or, in diversified phrases, guaranteeing the storyline of Remake adopted the distinctive’s. Now that you just killed off the Explain Harbinger, there is nothing stopping the sage from straying from the distinctive’s. (This it is miles going to be valuable for the Deepground location, too.)

2nd, Zack Unbiased develop into Cloud’s mentor and the protagonist of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7, a prequel to the distinctive. A 1st Class Soldier, he dies on the cease of Crisis Core, fair forward of the events of Final Fantasy 7, as he’s gunned down by dozens and dozens of Shinra’s infantry. (That is a complete separate sage, properly price experiencing in Crisis Core if you happen to will most definitely be pleased a PSP helpful.) In Crisis Core we understand that Zack had a romance with Aerith, which is why he’s anxious to consult with with her on the Church.

Now, right here is the dear piece. This fresh scene that consists of Zack Unbiased reveals that he’s alive and properly, which is an massive alternate for the Final Fantasy 7 sage. Nonetheless what’s mild now not clear is which actuality he’s alive in. On the cease of Remake, as Zack recovers from the assault that within the diversified actuality left him dreary, we understand a chip packet with Shinra’s Value mascot on it — but it be conspicuously diversified from the Value mascot we saw in Remake, implying a special timeline. An eagle-eyed fan on Reddit has identified that the church Zack enters on the cease of Yuffie’s DLC is diversified — less extinct — than the one we understand in Remake

So Zack is indeed encourage, but we mild don’t know what timeline he’s in.