Square Enix Recruiting Planners To Help Final Fantasy VII Remake Surpass The Original Work

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Square Enix recently put up a new job listing to recruit battle planners and level planners for Final Fantasy VII Remake, which they’re working on with the mindset of surpassing the original title.


Here are the two positions and what they require:


Battle Planner

  • Battle system planning and specifications that combines command and action elements.
  • Brainstorm ideas for enemies and bosses.
  • Construct an environment that includes setting parameters that fits player growth.


Level Planner

  • Workflow construction for location production.
  • Brainstorming level designs for each location.
  • Implementation of data using Unreal Engine 4.


Square Enix shared more details about the recruitment:


It’s been 20 years since the release of Final Fantasy VII in 1997, and since then it has shipped out over 11 million units and digital sales around the world, and it is widely considered a masterpiece title of the series that is loved by fans around the world.


With the announcement of a remake of said Final Fantasy VII, Square Enix says that because of its massive reaction, they’ve made it their goal for making a “new creation” and not just a simple remake.


The remake is being produced internally, and after 20 years since the original work, there are many top-ranking staff in the industry today who worked on Final Fantasy VII, and they’re gathering together for the project which has begun its full-scale production to become a “title that surpasses the original work.”


Together with top creators, those who are recruited will take on the challenge that is more difficult than simply creating a new title. And of course with this, the creators will grow and work on something that will impact the world.


While staying true to the existing concepts that fans hold dearly, they’ll create a new world as part of a project that can only be done at Square Enix, and it is waiting for you.


Final Fantasy VII was a big hit that changed the gaming scene around the world when it launched, it will be reborn as Final Fantasy VII Remake after 20 years since its release, and it’s a project that is being followed both inside and outside the industry. Square Enix’s goal is to “make a game with quality that surpasses the original,” and in order to do so, they’re recruiting to add to the company’s internal development staff.


Final Fantasy VII Remake is in development for PlayStation 4.

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