2022.06.02 SERVICES

Take the Fight to the Streets of Midgar Plateside in Season 3 of FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER!

Ateam Entertainment Inc. (headquarters: Nagoya, Japan; president: Yukimasa Nakauchi) and SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; president: Yosuke Matsuda) are proud to announce that Season 3: Highway Star, has begun in FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER.


■Season 3: Highway Star is Here!

Season 3 began 6/2/2022. This season’s content includes the new map, Midgar Plateside! With the Shinra Building looming in the background, players can visit familiar locations from FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE including Mako Reactor Core 1, Sector 8, and the highway.

Plenty of other new features have also been added, including the new “machinist” style and “water” materia.

Experience the kind of urban combat not yet seen in FF7FS with the new season. See our homepage for complete details on the update and season 3.


Season 3 Update Details: https://www.ffviifs.com/en/news/88/index.html

Season 3: Highway Star Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tihlt6vFD-A

Official Website: https://www.ffviifs.com/en/

Season Availability: Until 8/31/2022




■Skins Based on the Popular Sephiroth Debut Alongside the New Skin Level Feature!

Skins based on Sephiroth’s appearance in FFVII REMAKE are now available in Advanced Shinra Packs! These special Shinra Packs can be purchased with either 300 Shinra Credits or five Advanced Shinra Pack Tickets.



Accompanying the release of the new skins is the new skin leveling system. By obtaining duplicates of certain skins, the skin’s level will increase, unlocking additional effects and items.


Skin Levels for “Sephiroth (FF7R)

Lv. 1: “Sephiroth (FF7R) ♂” Character Skin (Lv. 1 is reached when the skin is obtained the first time)

Lv. 2: “Another Form ♂” Character Skin (alternate appearance for “Sephiroth (FF7R) ♂” skin)

Lv. 3: “V. Holo: Let Us Defy Destiny…Together” Voiced Emote

Lv. 4: “One-Winged Angel” Kill Effect

*“Sephiroth (FF7R) ♀” offers different rewards for increasing the skin’s level.


See the official FF7FS website for more details on this new feature.

Advanced Shinra Packs (Sephiroth) Availability: Until 8/31/2022 01:59 UTC



■Free Skin and More in Login Bonuses!

Log in during the availability for the SOLDIER Sample (Mako) skin and a total of up to 35 Advanced Shinra Pack Tickets!

Login Bonus Availability: Until 8/31/2022 01:59 UTC




■Experience Urban Combat in the New “Midgar Plateside” Map!

In addition to the Midgar Undercity map that has been available through season 1 and 2, players can now play on the new Midgar Plateside map. Numerous locations from FFVII REMAKE are recreated on the new map, including Mako Reactor Core 1, Sector 8, Sector 7, the highway, and more, and can be visited alongside newly created locations. New elements to battle, including defeat by falling from the plate, are also available for crafty players to utilize to their advantage. Just be careful not to get pushed off yourself!

This map can be played with either a daytime or nighttime theme, and the time is decided randomly at the start of a match.

Additionally, a new map exploration feature is available as of season 3 which allows players to freely explore all corners of the map or take stress-free screenshots with friends.




■New Style: Machinist

The new machinist style has been added to the options available to a player at the start of a match alongside the existing warrior, sorcerer, ranger, monk, ninja, and dragoon styles. The machinist wields a hammer in melee combat and makes use of numerous gadgets to assist in combat. Hover across the training field on the air gadget, prevent enemy gunfire with the jamming gadget, and more.




■New Materia: Water

Lock onto enemies and inflict damage with the new water materia. Even enemies behind cover won’t be able to hide from its tracing ability.




■New Season Pass

Increase your season level to unlock numerous rewards in the season pass! Rewards available with a premium season pass include skins based on Mako Reactor Core 1 and Jenova!



Free rewards include the “Elite Task Force Rider’s Suit” character skin, “Mako Reactor 1” chocobo skin, and more.





■New Skins Available in the Collection

Defeat monsters and obtain secret boxes to get data items, which can be exchanged for skins in the Collection. This season’s skins are based on the mysterious “Whispers” from FFVII REMAKE.




■Other Updates

The start of season 3 brings numerous other updates, including balance adjustments for existing weapons, an improved aim-assist feature, new accessories, new monsters, and more.

See the link below for full details.

Season 3 Patch Notes: https://www.ffviifs.com/en/news/88/index.html



■Future Updates

Updates on the development of the game will be posted on our official website, social media accounts, and Discord server.

Official Site: https://www.ffviifs.com/en/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FFVII_FS_EN

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FF7FS/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ffvii_fs/

Discord Server: https://discord.gg/nxMWXePAfg



 ■Available Now on the App Store and Google Play

App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ffvii-the-first-soldier/id1536906780

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.square_enix.android_googleplay.ff7fsww&hl=en



■Opening Video

The game’s opening cinematic can be viewed from the below link.

URL: https://youtu.be/JREGqy0HOzI




FINAL FANTASY VII THE FIRST SOLDIER is a high-octane battle royale action game infused with RPG elements from the FINAL FANTASY series. Set in Midgar prior to the events of FINAL FANTASY VII, players fight to join the ranks of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit while utilizing spells, weapons, and special abilities to defeat opponents and emerge victorious. Tetsuya Nomura, creative director of the FINAL FANTASY VII series, is also handling creative direction of this official entry into the COMPILATION OF FINAL FANTASY VII.

TGS 2021 Trailer: https://youtu.be/Vnbr7SG3bag



Release Date: November 17, 2021

Genre: Battle Royale

Platform: iOS, Android

Price: Free to play (in-app purchases available)

Distribution: Worldwide (excluding mainland China)

Languages: English, French, German, Spanish (Europe), Spanish (Latin America), Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai

Rights: © 1997, 2021, 2022 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

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Released in 1997, FINAL FANTASY VII enthralled players with its emotional story, appealing characters, and engrossing cutscenes that utilized cutting-edge technology. To date, the title has sold over 13.3 million copies* worldwide.


■About the FINAL FANTASY Series

Starting with the original in 1987, FINAL FANTASY is a series of Japanese roleplaying games that has garnered worldwide acclaim with its technologically advanced graphics, original world settings, and deep stories. Thanks in part to its active expansion into western markets, it has accumulated over 168 million total sales* worldwide.

*Combined physical and digital sales