The Final Fantasy VII Remake Runs On The Unreal Engine 4

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More details have come in on what’s going in to the Final Fantasy VII Remake to make it a reality. It turns out Square Enix is using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 to create the game. This means Square Enix has worked with Epic to ensure the game is running properly.


Final Fantasy VII Remake won’t be Square Enix’s first game to work with the Unreal Engine 4. It is using it for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue and Kingdom Hearts III as well. Some other recent and forthcoming releases running on the Unreal Engine 4 include Alone in the Dark: Illumination, Fable Legends, Street Fighter V, and Tekken 7.


Square Enix is currently developing the Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation 4.

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