Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier Closed Beta Set for June 1 to 7

Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier Closed Beta

The Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier closed beta is set to kick off June 1st, Square Enix has announced during the game’s first official livestream.

Pre-registration is now available over on Android (via Google Play), and the Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier closed beta will run from June 1st to June 7th in North America for Android and from June 1st to June 8th in Japan for both iOS and Android.

Here’s a rundown on the schedule:

North America Closed Beta

  • Registration Period: 5/7/2021 (Fri.) – 5/27/2021 (Fri.) 8:00 p.m. PDT
  • Play Period: 6/1/2021 (Tue.) – 6/7/2021 (Mon.)
  • More Info: Official Website

Japan Closed Beta

  • Registration Period: 5/7/2021 (Fri.) – 5/27/2021 (Fri.) 12:00 PM JST
  • Play Period: 6/1/2021 (Tue.) – 6/8/2021 (Tue.)
  • Method to Sign-Up: You need to register as a member of SQUARE ENIX (free of charge). If there are many applications, it will be a lottery, upon which Square Enix will send the winning result to the email address registered with SQUARE ENIX Members around May 31st (Monday).
  • Participants Limit: 10,000 for iOS, 10,000 for Android
  • More Info: Official Website

Here’s a rundown on the game, via its store page:

Fight to be the last SOLDIER standing in this high-intensity battle royale experience set in the world of FINAL FANTASY VII. President Shinra, in his effort to make Shinra Electric Power Company the untouchable force it’s destined to become, has established the “SOLDIER Project.” Join Shinra by becoming a SOLIDER candidate and utilize magic, special abilities, and more to triumph on the battlefield!


  • Wield an arsenal of weapons and magic! – Utilize a wide variety of guns, melee weapons, and classic materia from FFVII to overcome the competition! Find the combination that fits to your play style to gain the advantage over your opponents!
  • Master class-based traits and abilities! – Choose from styles such as the Warrior, Sorcerer, or Monk, and master their unique traits and abilities. Unlock abilities and skills within each style and customize your own experience!
  • Take down ferocious monsters! – Defeat legendary FFVII monsters to earn experience points and gil! Level up your chosen style in battle to unlock famous original FFVII weapons and annihilate your enemies!
  • Experience a unique FINAL FANTASY battle royale! – Ride through battle on a chocobo, rain punishment on your enemies with classic FINAL FANTASY summons like Ifrit, and use materia to harness powerful spells!
  • Customize outfits, emotes, skins, and more! – You can obtain a variety outfits to change your look. Is Shinra more your style, or Avalanche? With a range of accessories, weapon and vehicle skins, emotes, and more, the customization options are endless!

Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier is launching for both iOS and Android sometime in 2021.

Brandon Orselli


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