Jump Festa attendees will score hands-on time with Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
on Saturday. This year the annual anime and manga party, sponsored by Shueisha (publisher of Jump Comics), will feature the first playable public demo of Crisis Core
. Jump Festa has traditionally served as a platform for premiering new media, including video games.
Sony and Sqaure Enix have yet to reveal plans to offer a downloadable version of the demo on the official PlayStation website or elsewhere.
Update: A Crisis Core
producer has revealed
Square Enix's intention to offer a downloadable version of the demo by years' end.
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