Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII Day Is Officially Registered In Japan

Square Enix has registered January 31 as Final Fantasy VII Day in Japan. The news was revealed on Twitter commemorating January 31, 1997, the day Final Fantasy VII launched on PlayStation in Japan.

On the 26th anniversary of one of the most celebrated games, Square Enix registered the anniversary date with the Japan Anniversary Association.

Producer Yoshinori Kitase wrote a note on what is the 26th anniversary of Final Fantasy VII:

The 31st of January 1997, the day that Final Fantasy VII came out, was not just a significant day for the Final Fantasy series, but also marked when so many big things started moving for those of us who worked on the game.

I remember being overwhelmed at the breakneck speed with which video game technology was evolving, but also dreaming big things for the future.

With the establishment of this official anniversary day, I will now always remember these things, and hold them dearly in my heart.