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Uematsu Confirms Zero Involvement With Final Fantasy VII Remake

Uematsu Confirms Zero Involvement With Final Fantasy VII Remake

Written by Darryl — 06 Nov 2015

Nobuo Uematsu, composer of the original Final Fantasy VII soundtrack, has again gone on record to state that he is not involved with the Final Fantasy VII Remake project.

Uematsu had spoken on the subject at a previous Q&A session before the Final Symphony II concert in London. At that time, he also said he wasn't involved with the project, but jested that he might be interested if a lot of money was involved. He also spoke about not wanting to repeat old work, as he's now more interested in working on original works.

This time around, Uematsu was much more blunt with his response to a similar line of question. When asked by JeuxVideo whether he is working on the Final Fantasy VII Remake, Uematsu replied by saying "No, not at all".

With Uematsu not involved, it does raise questions around the music in the Final Fantasy VII Remake. Will they choose to do a straight re-arrangement, similar to what was done with the Final Fantasy X Remaster, or will they attempt to come up with some original music? Only time will tell.




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