Final Fantasy 7 Remake – How Many Chapters Are in FF7?

Final Fantasy 7 Remake has finally arrived, so it’s time to join Cloud, Tifa, Aerith, and Barret on their lengthy, chaotic journey. Unlike most remakes, this one only consists of roughly one-third of the original Final Fantasy 7 story. This is because the entire game has been remade and now includes updated graphics, voice work, a new combat system, and additional content not in the original game. Thankfully, despite only being the first of three remakes, this game has around 30-40 hours of content if you are playing on the Normal difficulty.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Chapter Number

There are a total of 18 Chapters, each of which averages between 2-3 hours in length. Here are all of the chapters in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake:

  • Chapter 1: The Destruction of Mako Reactor 1
  • Chapter 2: Fateful Encounters
  • Chapter 3:  Home Sweet Slum
  • Chapter 4: Mad Dash
  • Chapter 5: Dogged Pursuit
  • Chapter 6: Light the Way
  • Chapter 7: A Trap is Sprung
  • Chapter 8: Budding Bodyguard
  • Chapter 9: The Town That Never Sleeps
  • Chapter 10: Rough Waters
  • Chapter 11: Haunted
  • Chapter 12: Fight for Survival
  • Chapter 13: A Broken World
  • Chapter 14: In Search of Hope
  • Chapter 15: The Day Midgar Stood Still
  • Chapter 16: The Belly of the Beast
  • Chapter 17: Deliverance from Chaos
  • Chapter 18: Destiny’s Crossroads

Along with the main campaign, there are a little over two dozen side quests that Cloud and company can complete. These are scattered throughout the campaign in key sections such as the Slums or Wall Market. Most of these side quests are fairly short, averaging around 20-30 minutes depending on your level and if you need to actually hunt down a monster. They’re a good way to gain additional experience and items, so we recommend not skipping them.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake also includes a number of mini-games such as darts or destroying numbered blocks in order to obtain a high score. These are fun distractions that will kill some time, but don’t expect to invest a lot of hours into perfecting your dart-throwing abilities. Finally, this remake has a number of collectibles for the Final Fantasy faithful such as music or Moogle Medals. The later is used to purchase special items and additional skill points for your party.

More Final Fantasy 7 Remake

For the unfamiliar, Final Fantasy 7 Remake follows the mercenary Cloud Strife and a band of eco-terrorists dubbed AVALANCHE. Tasked with bringing down the all-powerful Shinra Electric Power Company, Cloud must make is way through this dangerous world while being plagued with nightmarish visions of his past. Currently only available on PS4, the Final Fantasy 7 Remake boasts a solid 88 on Metacritic. Make sure to check out our thoughts on this action RPG via our review podcast!


Collin MacGregor

Collin MacGregor is the Guide Staff Writer at Fanbyte. He's also the person who willingly plays the support class (you're welcome) and continues to hold out for an Ape Escape remake.

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