Final Fantasy VII Monopoly launching in 2017

Marie Dealessandri
Final Fantasy VII Monopoly launching in 2017

A Final Fantasy–themed Monopoly will be coming out next year.

The board game will launch exactly 20 years after the release of Final Fantasy VII on PSOne, on April 14th 2017.

It's already available to pre-order, and is being releasedexclusively on merchandise website Merchoid. The board game will set consumers back 34.99.

Merchoid community manager Jessica Adams commented: It's every family's favourite board game in aFinal Fantasy VII theme, so it will feature Cloud, Aeris, Sephiroth and all your favourite characters and locations.

Whether your plans are to buyhousing for the people or builda Mako reactor plant, you'll soon discover the realnature of Sephiroth's evil is the extortionate amount of rent he charges."

Square Enix is currently working on a remake of the 1997 hit, that was announced at E3 2015. Since then, the publisher hasrevealed some gameplay footage and spoken about its episodic approach, but the release date is yet to be confirmed.

Final Fantasy is not the first title to receive the board game treatment, asDark Souls: The Board Game was successfully funded on Kickstarter earlier this year. Various titles including XCOM, This War of Mine or Plague Inc. have also become board games in the past few years.

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