Square Enix announced the development of a game for PlayStation 5 based on the Final Fantasy universe

Sony has already announced the PlayStation 5, but has yet to confirm any games being developed for the next console.

generations. Square Enix is ​​not so secretive in this regard and talked about its first game for the fifth “game station”.

What is known

The news came from the stage of the fan festivalon Final Fantasy in London, where Naoki Yoshida, director and producer of Final Fantasy XIV, came. The developer handed out prizes to those in attendance, including a signed limited edition PS4 of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers.

After presenting the gift, Yoshida said that“While the top prize this year is Final Fantasy XIV PlayStation 4, next year he hopes it will be PlayStation 5.” The director then added that he and his team were “working hard on the PlayStation 5 version of Final Fantasy XIV.”

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At the same time, Square Enix released an official response, in which they said that Yoshida did not confirm the release of the game, but only “expressed hope” for a release on PS5:

“Although this was not confirmed, Yoshida-san expressed hope that FINAL FANTASY XIV Online could someday appear on Sony's next-gen console.”

Still, it is worth noting that the company did not deny the fact of development.

Sony has already announced that the PlayStation 5 will receivebackward compatibility with PS4, which means games of the eighth generation of consoles will launch without problems. At the same time, Square Enix is ​​unlikely to miss the opportunity to release an improved version of FF 15 with updated graphics. Therefore, it is not surprising that Yoshida has already started working on the PS5 version of the game.

What is Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV - Massivemultiplayer online game based on the FF universe. The first version of the game was released in 2010, but criticism from gamers and the press forced Square Enix to change the project. In 2013, the second version of Final Fantasy XIV was released, which was received much warmer by players and critics. Moreover, since then the fan base has only been growing, and after the release of the Shadowbringers add-on, the developers are seeing the largest online presence in the history of the project.

Source: fccftech

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