Data Disc or Play Disc: Which of the Two Discs Should You Put In First? | FF7 Remake

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This is a guide to installing and starting the game Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7R) using the Data Disc and Play Disc. Learn how to set up the game and how to use the game's two discs.

The Data Disc and the Play Disc

When you open your copy of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, you might be surprised to find two Discs. Unlike the original game, this won't be divided into Discs 1, 2 and 3 – instead, the Data Disc will be used to install necessary data before starting the game. For the most part, you'll be using the Play Disc when playing the actual game.

How to Install and Start the Game

Insert the Data Disc First

To install necessary data needed to install the game, you will need to insert the Data Disc first. The Data Disc contains essential data needed to run the game, so if you don't start with the Data Disc, you won't be able to start playing the game.

Insert the Play Disc Second

After the installation on the Data Disc has completed, you'll be able to play the game. A notification will appear on screen telling you to remove the Data Disc and insert the Play Disc. At this time, hit the eject button on your PS4 to eject the disc, and insert the Play Disc.

From there, you'll be able to start playing the game – now check out the rest of our guides to learn how to get through it!

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2 DasPferdabout 1 month

when i First install the game i can play but when i shut down my ps4 and insert the play disk i says "Bad or Damaged disk" and i have also difficulties removing the disk also.....HELP PLEASE!!!

1 Anonymousabout 2 months

Ohhhhhh, so that's how it works? well, thank you. Didn't know the difference until learning it here.

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