Square Enix is now selling a limited-edition watch inspired by the Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Final Fantasy VII Remake finally has a release date of March 3rd, 2020. Along with the date, Square opened up pre-orders for the base game, as well as a Deluxe Edition and a 1st Class Edition, which includes the Carbuncle Materia and the Play Arts Kai Cloud Strife and Hardy Daytona box set figures.
That’s probably more than enough to encourage true Final Fantasy fans with a bit of extra cash to spend big, but for the truly loaded fans, Square Enix is also offering a special edition watch.
Called the Final Fantasy VII Chronograph: Sephiroth, this limited-edition watch is made by Japanese watchmaker Seiko Instruments and is inspired by the One-Winged Angel himself. You can tell from the 3D One-Winged Angel emblem on the faceplate along with an onyx Black Materia-inspired crown.
On the back is a clear glass plate that has the VII symbol on it, while the front is mother-of-pearl made to look like Mago energy. Only 77 of these watches will be available per region, with North America so far being the only confirmed one. We’re assuming that Japan, Europe, and “the rest of Asia” will be the other regions.
The price for this watch is a cool $2,500. Not exactly cheap, but then again, watches have been more jewelry than functional timepiece ever since the cellular phone made watches obsolete. It will arrive along with the FFVII remake in March of next year.
So far, Final Fantasy VII is looking pretty sweet. Square’s most recent trailer shows off more of the game’s setting, which we all remember to be the city of Midgar. Tifa makes her first appearance in a trailer, and we found out that the game will be released in an episodic format with the first portion spanning two whole Blu-ray discs.
We’re also going to get a huge update to the core combat system. Characters now attack automatically and fill up an ATB (Active Time Battle) gauge. Once full, the gauge will allow the player to slow down time to select Materia and special attack moves.
We'll find out more as we approach the game's release date.