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FFVII Remake Intergrade Unavailable For Some PS5 Homeowners

A "not allowed" sign is layered over a picture of Yuffie Kisaragi from Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade

Picture: Sq. Enix / Kotaku

These with PlayStation Additional or Premium memberships desperate to make amends for the occasions of Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake’s DLC, Intermission (god, these names) may be out of luck in the event that they bought a digital model of the bottom Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation4 or 5.

Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, which packages the bottom recreation and the Intermission DLC, was a shock enlargement of the 2020 launch from Sq. Enix. It included a separate, new chapter within the revised story of the unique. Specializing in Yuffie Kisaragi, this aspect story helps bake her character into the narrative a bit extra organically, as she was a very non-obligatory and completely missable character within the unique PlayStation launch in 1997.

Should you’re considerably of a Ultimate Fantasy VII scholar, then you understand there have been another ambitions to incorporate her and the story of her village, Wutai, into the principle story of the unique launch. Since Remake goals to tweak parts of the previous story, it is sensible to see non-obligatory characters like Yuffie and the gun-wielding Vincent Valentine serve extra important roles within the story. However if you happen to owned a digital copy of Remake on PS4 or PS5 earlier than Intergrade got here out, this new story content material may be tough to get on Sony’s subscription service.

Sony’s tackle the Sport Move formulation of providing a choice of older and extra trendy video games for subscribers has introduced Stray, a ton of Murderer’s Creed, and the the very superior Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. However as reported by Video Video games Chronicle, there’s a little bit of a twist: Intergrade, the bundle deal combining the 2020 remake of the 1997 PlayStation basic is what’s obtainable on the subscription service, not Intermission, the brand new episode specializing in the character Yuffie. You can not purchase Intermission individually on the service. What’s worse is that if you happen to owned the unique Remake digitally, you possibly can’t even obtain the total Intergrade combo. In some circumstances, you might not have the ability to play Intergrade in any respect, even when bought, as Kotaku discovered.

An advertisement for PlayStation Plus games shows a variety of game covers, including Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade

Picture: Sony

Kotaku has reached out to Sq. Enix and Sony for remark.

Because it stands, makes an attempt to obtain Intergrade, for customers with this present predicament of getting owned the unique digitally already, are met with an error that claims:

You’ll be able to’t purchase this product for the next causes:
You already personal the next merchandise, which battle with the product you’re making an attempt to purchase: FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE.

Reddit consumer bLinkbruhyen reported their expertise and frustration with this complication on r/PS5, sharing their communication from Sq. Enix that signifies nothing greater than the apparent: If in case you have Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake digitally, you then can’t get Intergrade as part of your PlayStation subscription. A observe up edit from PlayStation appears to recommend {that a} change may be on the best way, however nothing’s sure.

As bLinkbruheyn factors out of their put up, they’re unlikely to be the one ones who bought a digital copy of Remake when it was free by way of PlayStation Plus final yr. That is echoed by Twitter consumer LasTedOnEarth, who described the scenario as “unfair.”

Twitter consumer Taz_fortune additionally reviews not with the ability to entry Intergrade by way of Sony’s subscription service.

Whereas subscription companies reminiscent of Xbox’s Sport Move have greater than confirmed their place in trendy gaming, bizarre licensing hiccups and particular guidelines for particular variations of video games are prone to pop up. It’s only a disgrace that it needed to occur to such a well-liked one.



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