Sony has already announced the PlayStation 5, but has not yet confirmed a single game being developed for the next console.
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 to. The developer handed out prizes to those present, including the limited edition PS4 Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers signed by him.
After presenting the gift, Yoshida said that “at thatwhile the main prize this year is Final Fantasy XIV PlayStation 4, next year he hopes it will be PlayStation 5. " After that, the director added that, together with the team, he “is working hard on the version of Final Fantasy XIV for the PlayStation 5”.
At the same time, Square Enix released an official response saying that Yoshida did not confirm the release of the game, but only “expressed hope” for the release for PS5:
“Although this was not a confirmation, Yoshida-san hoped that FINAL FANTASY XIV Online might someday appear on the next-generation Sony console.”
Nevertheless, it is worth noting that the company did not deny the fact of development.
Sony has already announced that the PlayStation 5 will receivebackward compatible with PS4, which means games of the eighth generation of consoles will start 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 taken up the version of the game for the PS5.
What is Final Fantasy XIV
Final Fantasy XIV - Massonline multiplayer game in 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 players and critics took much more warmly. Moreover, since that time, the fan base has only grown, and after the release of the Shadowbringers add-on, the developers observe the largest online project history.
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