Square Enix Reveals New Final Fantasy VII Remake Yuffie Episode Details

04/13/2021 - 11:50 | By: Joseph Allen
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April 10, 2020
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Square Enix has revealed new details regarding the upcoming Yuffie episode in Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade on PS5. Officially named "Episode INTERmission", the new segment will focus on Wutaians Yuffie and Sonon as they lead a mission into Midgar.

What can we expect from the Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade Yuffie episode?

Episode INTERmission takes place shortly after the destruction of Midgar's Mako Reactor 5. Do note that we won't be spoiling any major story elements of Final Fantasy VII Remake here, but if you don't want to know anything, you may wish to avoid this info. Wutai senses an opportunity for subterfuge and sends operatives Yuffie Kisaragi and Sonon Kusakabe into Midgar to steal a powerful materia from Shinra. Naturally, things don't go quite according to plan, and Yuffie must deal with a much, much bigger situation than she'd ever anticipated.

Yuffie and Sonon engaged in combat in the Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade Yuffie episode
Yuffie and Sonon will have some fun, unique combat abilities in Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade's Episode INTERmission.

Along with these plot details, Square Enix also released a look at some of the supporting cast. Yuffie will interact with characters like Wutaian spy Zhijie, Avalanche HQ members Nayo, Billy Bob, and Polk, and Shinra research center leader Weiss, among others. The cast of the episode is shaping up to be an interesting one, and we can't wait to meet Weiss in particular; he looks like a fun loose cannon.

Who are the voice actors in Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade Episode INTERmission?

Square Enix has also revealed Episode INTERmission's voice cast. As you might expect, it's a top-quality mixture of anime, video game, and animation voice actors, with plenty of familiar faces and names. Here's your English voice cast for Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade's Yuffie episode.

 
 
  • Yuffie - Suzie Yeung (Sword Art OnlineThat Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime)
  • Sonon - Aleks Le (Doom EternalAstral Chain)
  • Weiss - Daman Mills (Dragon Ball SuperBorderlands 3)
  • Zhijie - Griffin Puatu (Spider-Man: Miles MoralesBeastars)
  • Nayo - Ashley Boettcher (Kingdom Hearts IIIAlone Together)
  • Billy Bob - David Goldstein (Sword Art OnlineEverQuest II)
  • Polk - Daniel Amerman (League of LegendsArrested Development)

What do we know about combat in Episode INTERmission?

We also got some information regarding how Yuffie will work in combat. She's a hybrid melee and ranged character whose shuriken excels at both short and long distance. While your shuriken is attacking, you'll be able to leap to its location and recover it while still dealing damage. Yuffie can augment her Ninjutsu ability with elements to deal extra damage, and she can also close gaps between her and her enemy with her Windstorm ability.

Yuffie battling a robotic enemy in Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade's Episode INTERmission

If you want to know more about Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade's upcoming Yuffie episode, it's worth checking out the full reveal via Gematsu, which has plenty of screenshots and also a look at the Japanese box art for the game. Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade is coming to PS5 on June 10th. It's an enhanced version of Final Fantasy VII Remake that takes advantage of the PS5's hardware to provide superior visuals and shorter loading times. The Yuffie episode will be paid content (and it's exclusive to the PS5), but if you own the PS4 version of the game already, you'll be able to play Intergrade at no additional cost.

Will you be checking out the new Yuffie episode in Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade? Let us know in the comments below!


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