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Despite continued speculation caused by staff messages within the Compilation titles, various reasons were given for why a remake was not being developed: these reasons included wanting a contemporary title to best the sales and popularity of VII; the wish to focus on new titles; the necessity of deleting parts of the original game to make the project manageable; the difficulty of developing on hardware such as the Play Station 3; and the required development time being overly long.
Another reason cited was that the staff were preoccupied with developing Final Fantasy XIII and its sequels, and Remake would have been an equally large or larger project hard to undertake at the same time.
Demands for and rumors of a remake grew in the wake of both a Play Station 3 tech demo that was shown at the 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo, showcasing the opening of VII with the company's new Crystal Tools engine, and the game's impending tenth anniversary in 2007.
On both occasions, it was stated by Square Enix staff that no remake was in development.
Kitase later revealed that Uematsu was working on the game's music in an undisclosed role.
He revealed that Kitase himself thought Nomura expected to become director.
While the team had the option of simply creating a remastered version of VII with better graphics as many fans had requested, they noted that its graphics and many of its mechanics had become dated by modern standards.
is an upcoming action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the Play Station 4.
Split across multiple releases, the first part is scheduled for March 3, 2020.