Ultimate Fantasy 7: The First Solider is Sq. Enix’s cellular spin-off that takes on a battle royale format. Again in October final yr, Sq. Enix revealed its plans to take the sport offline in 2023. As of yesterday, 11 January 2023, The First Soldier has formally ended service.
Regardless of Sq. Enix’s greatest efforts to maintain the sport afloat with new content material and common updates, the corporate concluded that it merely couldn’t ship the expertise to gamers that it had hoped for. Consequently, the choice was made to finish service for Ultimate Fantasy 7 The First Soldier.
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Ultimate Fantasy 7: The First Soldier takes place in Midgar, 30 years previous to the occasions that occurred in Ultimate Fantasy 7. As a soldier, you possibly can hop into multiplayer matches solo or alongside others to tackle battles in a well-recognized setting, and show you’re worthy of Shinra’s military.
The sport launched in November 2021, having simply over a yr of life earlier than lastly being shut down by Sq. Enix. Followers of the sport are unhappy to see it go offline, with the replies to Sq. Enix’s tweet being stuffed with gamers who imagine the sport had potential, and had enjoyable taking part in it whereas it was out there.
One response says it completely, in my view, with MakeitL00kEZ replying that, “Pleased that it was right here at the very least. I’m certain Squre Enix realized rather a lot and in the event that they ever discover one other battle royale sort sport I’m certain it will be even higher.”
“I did take pleasure in taking part in. I believe it being cellular held it again, if it was on console or PC, that will have helped for certain.”
The feelings are repeatedly echoed, with responses saying that they need Sq. Enix had listened, and that Ultimate Fantasy 7: The First Soldier might’ve been a lot extra. It’s a disgrace for many who loved the sport, however right here’s to hoping that Sq. Enix’s subsequent enterprise into the battle royale scene is best.