Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth’s Physical Discs In Japan Suffer Major Printing Error

The discs have swapped labels due to a manufacturing error.

Story Highlights

  • Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth’s physical edition discs in Japan and some Asia regions have swapped labels.
  • Players will have to install the game using the “Play” disc and play the game using the “Data” disc.
  • Sony is currently considering how to respond to the manufacturing error.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth‘s physical edition discs in Japan and several Asia regions have a printing error. It was reported on Square Enix’s official website that, due to the printing error, players will have to install the game using the “Play” disc and play the game using the “Data” disc. It was also reported that Sony Interactive Entertainment is currently considering how to respond to the printing error.

The printing error isn’t present in most other regions globally. Players from other regions that have purchased Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth’s physical edition can play the game without any issues. However, Japanese and a few Asian region users will have to use the “Data” disc to play the game.

It remains to be seen how Sony will deal with this issue going forward and how it will compensate the customers affected by the manufacturing error.

Tifa and Cloud, from Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth.
Tifa and Cloud, from Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth.

 

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth launches on February 29, 2024, for the PlayStation 5. It is the second part of the planned trilogy of Square Enix‘s original Final Fantasy 7, which was released in 1997 for PlayStation. There has been a lot of hype and build-up leading to the game’s launch. PlayStation also released a story recap ahead of the JRPG’s release date to get all the fans up to speed.

eXputer has rated Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth 4 out of 5 in its review, praising the title’s excellent side quests, deep characters, and the combat system.

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