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FFVII Rebirth Orchestra Concert Includes Buster Sword Lights

The Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Orchestra World Tour concert will kick off across Asia, Europe, and North America, and the Japanese performances will include Buster Sword lights inspired by FFVII. It will also feature the FFVII Rebirth theme song “No Promises to Keep,” composed by Nobuo Uematsu, and other tracks from the game performed live by an orchestra.

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A notable feature of the tour is will be the FFVII Buster Sword concert lights, similar to Japanese “penlights” used at concerts. These lights, which are available with select tickets from the Square Enix e-STORE in Japan, feature 12 color patterns. If purchased, someone can have them synchronize with the performance.

Arnie Roth, known for his work on Distant Worlds, will conduct the Japanese tour, with performances in Osaka and Kanagawa featuring the Osaka Symphony Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. The concerts will include game scenes projected on a large screen, enhancing the atmosphere.

Tickets for the Japanese performances range from 11,000 yen ($79) for S-tier seats to 8,800 yen ($63) for A-tier seats, with special tickets that include the concert light priced at 16,500 yen ($118) for S-tier seats and 14,300 yen ($102) for A-tier seats. Tickets will be distributed through a lottery system, with applications open from May 30, 2024 to June 9, 2024. Winners will be notified on June 17, 2024. The theme song on vinyl and the FFVII Rebirth Original Soundtrack will be available for purchase at concert venues and online worldwide.

Final Fantasy VII Remake is available on the PS4, PS5, and PC, FFVII Rebirth is on the PS5, and the third part is in development.

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