Can you skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake?

A look at whether you can speed things up by skipping cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

For gamers looking to get into combat as quickly as possible in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, the question of whether you can skip cutscenes is bound to crop up. In addition to whether or not skipping cutscenes can be done, the other question is what button to push to do this. To help, we’ve put together a quick guide addressing whether you can skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Can you skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake?

Can you skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake?
Yes, you can skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, but we don't recommend it.
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  • To skip cutscenes, press Options on your controller.
  • When prompted, select Skip.

The quick answer to the question of whether you can skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake is yes, you can. To skip cutscenes, all you need to do is press Options during a cutscene, then select Skip. You’re free to skip any and all cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

This allows you to speed up your overall completion time of the game, and focus more on combat rather than story. That said, we personally don’t recommend skipping cutscenes as they’re one the best aspects of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Seeing Final Fantasy 7’s story told through beautiful, updated graphics is quite an experience.

Even if you already know the story, seeing your favorite characters like Sephiroth and Aerith brought to life with modern graphics is a treat. Furthermore, if you don’t know the story, it’s definitely one to pay attention to with a few twists and turns at the end. We won’t spoil anything, though. If you absolutely need to skip a cutscene for whatever reason, pressing Options and Skip is the way to do it.

To skip or not to skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake is entirely up to you.

Now that you know whether you can skip cutscenes in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, we have a few other recommended guides including how to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, how to adjust the difficulty settings in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and how to save in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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