None of these complaints make sense to me. For the past ten years there have been countless spin-offs, with as many FF characters as SE can jam them with, and nobody gives two *****. Kingdom Hearts is a perfect example. How is anyone suppose to explain how Disney characters and SE characters run around in some magical fairy tail butt ******* each other for days on end without there being some obvious plot holes and moments where you just have to stop and say "maybe I should just enjoy this game and try less to understand its lore". Both Dissidia games made no sense, but who cares? Eirghez was dumb, but fun. While I was playing it, I didn't think "gee wiz, I wonder how this will affect the story of FF7, it will ruin everything."
Too many people people getting butt hurt because they can't get your way. The inclusion of these two outfits, and a minor segment in which you get to see Lighting, for some reason makes people feel like SE is ******** directly into their mouths. Give me a break. Ugh, but think about the the Lore, ugh, ugh, the Lore, ugh. Blow it out your ***.