How long is Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion? - Chapters, New Game Plus, and differences

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Zack Fair in Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion.
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Releasing at the busiest time of the year, you won't be blamed for asking the question "how long is Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion." You need to budget your time well around the holidays. Now that we've breezed through it ahead of release, we're in a good position to answer that very thing. And you might be pleasantly surprised.

Read on and you'll learn just how long it takes to finish Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion - or its "time to beat" if you prefer the colloquial phrasing of the term. We'll also quickly go over how the remake differs to the original and how that may affect your playtime. If the time it takes to finish a game is a spoiler to you, don't read too far.

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We'll have a couple of guides for the game live for launch. Until then, though, check out some for Final Fantasy XIV instead. A good starting point would be the FFXIV 6.3 hub. That big update is coming next month, and we update the page right as the info-dropping livestreams play out.

How long is Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion?

On your first playthrough with all the cutscenes and tutorials, you can expect your Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion save to clock in at around 18 hours.

That's a far cry from the average length of a JPRG, and certainly less than half the length of Final Fantasy VII Remake.

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You can pad this out more by completing the dozens of quick-fire optional missions you can take on for some bonus rewards, but it's not at all necessary. At least on the normal difficulty setting.

A battle in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion.

How many chapters are in Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion?

Across the average 18-hour runtime of the game, Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion chucks in a total of ten story chapters. They're all relatively short, too, so you'll certainly notice your sprint to the finish.

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Is there New Game Plus in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion?

Yes. Once you clear the main game, you have the option to save and start over. If you load from the completed save file, you'll enter New Game Plus, carrying over virtually anything you unlocked or accumulated from your first playthrough.

Is the Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion story different from the original?

From what we can tell, no, Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion is a true remake of the original PSP game. It's not a reimagining like Final Fantasy VII Remake ultimately was. The ending technically differs given the revised events of the main game, but this isn't reflected here.

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And that should be everything you need to know about the Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion length and how long it takes to beat the PSP remake. So if you were afraid of another multi-dozen-hour sprint to catch up with the FFVII storyline, you can breathe a sigh of relief.