Square Enix announced two of its FFVII Remake books will appear in English in 2022. Both FFVII Traces of Two Pasts and Material Ultimania Plus will be localized. The prequel novel will appear first. It is set to appear on November 8, 2022. The updated version of Material Ultimania will launch on December 13, 2022.
FFVII Traces of Two Pasts first debuted in Japan back in July 2021. It’s written by Kazushige Nojima, who also is one of the writers of the game. It focuses on both Aerith and Tifa. The “two pasts” are actually divided into two stories going over what the two lead heroines went through ahead of the game.
As for FFVII Remake Material Ultimania Plus, this is the updated version of the compendium that appeared in English in December 2021. It offers concept art, notes from the development team, details about different characters, and other notes from the game. This installment features more content from the original game and details about the Yuffie Intermission episode.
Final Fantasy VII Remake is available for the PS4, PS5, and PC. Of the two FFVII Remake books, FFVII Traces of Two Pasts will appear first on November 8, 2022. FFVII Remake Material Ultimania Plus will show up after on December 13, 2022. Pre-orders for both will open on March 4, 2022.