FFVII Rebirth Plays Birthday Song for FFVII's 27th Anniversary
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FFVII Rebirth Cloud Plays ‘Happy Birthday’ for Final Fantasy VII Anniversary

In order to celebrate the Final Fantasy VII 27th Anniversary, Square Enix released a brand new clip from FFVII Rebirth showing off the piano mini-game by showing Cloud playing a rendition of “Happy Birthday.” The clip shows off the free play function which allows players to perform any song they would like using the piano mini-game’s inputs.

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Final Fantasy VII originally released on January 31, 1997 in Japan on the PlayStation and has sold over 13.9 million copies worldwide since its release. The game spawned multiple spin-offs and sequels in the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, including Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VII G-Bike, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier, and Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis.

FFVII Remake released in 2020 as the first part of the remake trilogy. Square Enix announced it sold more than 7 million copies worldwide.

The piano mini-game in FFVII Rebirth allows players to collect a piece of sheet music and try playing the song as Cloud. Each piece features music from the game, ranging from easy to extremely challenging. Also, as mentioned earlier, players are also able to improvise and play songs of their own choosing by using free play mode. Footage of “Happy Birthday” being played on the piano can be viewed below:

Recently, FFVII Rebirth’s developers released a brand new blog post for the official PlayStation Blog discussing the game and the possible fate of Aerith. In the post, FFVII Rebirth Creative Director Tetsuya Nomura stated that he wishes for fans to “experience what waits for them at the end of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth” themselves and experience it first-hand.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will release on the PlayStation 5 on February 29, 2024. FFVII Remake is available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC. FFVII Ever Crisis is available on PC and mobile devices.

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Arielle is a freelance writer for Siliconera, but has served as the Senior News Editor at Kingdom Hearts Insider for over a decade and currently freelances for Nova Crystallis. Has a knack for playing RPGs to exactly 80% completion before getting distracted by another one. When she isn't working as a government wheel turner by day, you can find her transforming into book-hoarding dragon by night.