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Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu Would Be ‘Honored’ to Return for Remake Trilogy Finale

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Despite rumors that the longtime Final Fantasy composer was headed towards retirement, Nobuo Uematsu confirmed he’d be “honored” to return with a primary theme for the remaining sport within the Final Fantasy VII remake trilogy.

In a current Square Enix Music Youtube channel video, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth artistic director Tetsuya Nomura requested if Uemasu would return for the yet-to-be-titled third sport within the Final Fantasy remake trilogy. Although Uematsu’s involvement within the third title has but to be made official, the 65-year-old composer agreed to Nomura’s “gentleman’s settlement” to work on the third Final Fantasy VII sport.

“It’d be my honor,” Uematsu stated. “Really, I’m honored you are even extending the provide.”

Prior to the video’s launch, Uematsu advised the German publication Zeit Online (by way of VGC) that, whereas he’ll nonetheless be concerned with writing the principle themes for Final Fantasy video games, he probably will not work on the complete composition for a online game once more.

“It’d be my honor. Really, I’m honored you are even extending the provide.

“You must give it full throttle for 2 or three years. And I don’t assume I’ve the bodily and psychological energy to do it anymore,” Uematsu advised Ziet Online. “I believe I’d slightly use the time I’ve left to work on different tasks that I really like.”

Uematsu composed the rating for the primary Final Fantasy again in 1987. He’d go on to compose the scores for the primary 9 Final Fantasy video games earlier than collaborating with fellow composers Junya Nakano and Masashi Hamauzu for Final Fantasy X and Kumi Tanioka and Naoshi Mizuta for Final Fantasy XI. Uematsu’s newest compositions embody Final Fantasy VII Rebirth and Remake’s themes, Hollow and No Promises to Keep.

Uematsu revealed he felt a way of finality whereas composing No Promises to Keep. When he listened again to a duplicate of the track at house, he felt glad with what he’d made, saying “it is fairly darn good.” Likewise, Uematsu admitted that engaged on Rebirth’s theme track additionally led him to the conclusion that somebody in his age vary cannot sustain with the Final Fantasy collection, or the hassle required of its builders.

“Of course, it is nice to see new folks giving this collection their all and making nice video games, however I used to be joyful to get again within the saddle and contribute once more,” Umatsu continued. “In 10, 20 years, when it is my time to go, I’ll look again on this second with tears in my eyes. That’s simply how joyful I’m with this track.”

Nomura jokingly echoed Uematsu’s ideas on the pressure builders endure making video video games, saying “I wish to be completed with this absolute marathon of tasks.”

Toward the tip of the video, Nomura requested Uematsu if he’d be as much as the problem of surpassing the musical feats he’d already accomplshed for the long-running RPG collection.

“For starters, I’m gonna take a trip,” Uematsu stated.

The third unnamed entry within the Final Fantasy VII trilogy doesn’t have a launch date.

In our assessment of Rebirth, we wrote, “Final Fantasy VII Rebirth impressively builds off of what Remake set in movement, each as a best-in-class action-RPG stuffed with thrilling challenges and an awe-inspiring recreation of a world that has meant a lot to so many for thus lengthy.”

Editor’s notice: A earlier model of this story stated Uematsu was 64. He turned 65 on March 21.

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Isaiah Colbert is a contract author for IGN. You can comply with them on Twitter @ShinEyeZehUhh.

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