First, the good. Soon, fans will be able to have an action figure (Opens in a new tab) From Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s Cloud in a dress from the famous Honey Bee Inn mission. The mission involves wearing a cross-cloud outfit so that he can infiltrate the mansion where Tifa is being held.
Some fans were wary before the release of Final Fantasy 7 Remake because the original was getting too old, though fears soon eased. While Honey Bee Inn is treated as a raw brothel originally, what you get (Opens in a new tab) The Remake is the most comprehensive nightclub nightclub (Opens in a new tab). It’s a highlight of the real game, leaving fans wanting the Honey Bee Inn-themed Cloud, Tifa, and Aerith collectibles ever since.
AHHHH It finally happened that they just confirmed the cloud dress version we won pic.twitter.com/moEC1zom1v20 July 2022
Now, the bad. Square Enix is also releasing a retro-inspired cloud character that comes with NFT (Opens in a new tab) If you fancy some extra douche. The move comes in partnership with NFT environmental Enjin, which designs itself as an “eco-friendly blockchain destination.” [users]This is ‘Committed to Carbon Neutral NFTs’ (Opens in a new tab)by 2030.
The new statue’s pre-order page also includes a “Warning Before Purchasing” section that reminds potential buyers that they “may lose access to the NFT digital Certificate of Authenticity and the digital copy of the figure” if Enjin’s services become unavailable in the future.
Sorry, the new FF7 OG Cloud Bring Arts Statue is a Statue of What?!?!?!?! ?? pic.twitter.com/9coApT58D521 July 2022
While it’s not too surprising to see Square Enix switch one of the most iconic characters to NFT, it’s long been something fans have taken issue with. There are not just heaps of environmental concerns (Opens in a new tab) About NFTs, but Final Fantasy 7 is full of environmental themes and features a group of freedom fighters trying to destroy a giant corporation that is killing the planet.
One of Barrett’s famous lines has been turned into a meme (Opens in a new tab) After Square Enix President Yusuke Matsuda started the year (Opens in a new tab) By expressing the hope that NFTs and blockchain technology will become a “main trend” in the industry. Matsuda stuck to that, although he said recently that it’s “too early” (Opens in a new tab) For making Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy blockchain games. Even community outrage prompted Final Fantasy 14 producer Naoki Yoshida to reassure fans that there were no plans to introduce NFTs into the MMO.
The new numbers come as part of Final Fantasy 7’s 25th anniversary, which also included the reveal of Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth and Crisis Core remaster in stream recently.
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