Final Fantasy 7 Remake cut a chapter with Tifa in the title role.
A new book reveals that Tifa was going to have a chapter in Final Fantasy VII Remake, supposedly the one she would have during the time she was separated from Cloud.
When Final Fantasy VII Remake landed this year, many fans of the series – and the installment – wanted much more from the characters and their story. Cloud, Aerith and Barret They made a very good impression on their HD debut. But out of all of them, it was Tifa, the strong-willed and kicking character who earned a special niche among the players.
It is interesting to know that Square enix considered giving him more screen time at a certain point, as revealed in the Japanese book of the game Material Ultimania, where a chapter was cut and would have the character in full prominence. Translated by aitaikimochi through his Twitter account, the Final Fantasy VII Remake book reveals a deleted scenario that begins after Tifa and Cloud part ways in Reactor 5.
Starting around chapter 7 and 8, it would serve to fill in the time when the couple was separated and reunited, as well as to show the preparations that Tifa has to make to go to Don Corneo’s house. It goes in that direction because soon after meets there again with Cloud and Aerith.
According to the translation provided by aitaikimochi, the idea was to “show the beginnings of the tragedy that would take place in Sector 7”, but at the same time gave Tifa some more time to shine in the title role in a unique setting. “The level designer Hioki said that Tifa was going to star in a special mission that would take place when she separated from Cloud in the Sector 5 reactor,” he begins to tell. aitaikimochi in the Twitter thread.
Level Designer Hioki says Tifa was supposed to take the lead for a special mission that took place after she was separated from Cloud at the Sector 5 reactor. The scenario would have taken place around Ch. 7 or 8 and would connect to why she was heading to Don Corneo’s place. pic.twitter.com/8MpV6cR1SD
– ☆ オ ー ド リ ー Audrey ☆ (@aitaikimochi) October 30, 2020
“The scenario would have been between chapters 7 or 8 and it would connect why I went to Don Coneo’s site,” he continues to tell, later, they claim that the level served to show the charms of Tifa in a heroine role. “Everything would start with a rainy scene that would give environmental footing when you meet Jessie.”
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“Jessie would inform Tifa of the Sector 7 plans and there would also be suspicious activity in the suburbs so that the player would be wondering what was happening,” he continues aitaikimochi, who ends up confirming on Twitter that AVALANCHE’s hideout would be available and they asked Square Enix for this chapter of Tifa as DLC.