Square Enix Confirms FFVII Remake and KH3 Not Releasing Before April 2017


According to the details just published by Square Enix, Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy VII Remake is not going to release during current financial year, which ends on March 31, 2017. In their earnings presentation today (attended by our friend at VideoGamer), Square Enix listed out “Major Titles” due to release in 2016 and both these titles were missing from the list. In addition to these titles, NieR: Automata also did not make it to the list.

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Here are the major titles that Square Enix listed to release during Fiscal Tear Ending on March 2017:

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – August 23, 2016
  • Final Fantasy XV – September 30, 2016
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider – Holiday 2016
  • World of Final Fantasy – 2016
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue – 2016
  • SaGA SCARLET GRAVE – 2016 (Japan)


No clarification was shared as to whether this list is final or many unannounced games will be added to it in future. Both Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy VII Remake are most awaited games, it has been three years since the official announcement of KH3, whereas FFVII Remake was officially unveiled at E3 2015.