Square Enix announces that it is working on Final Fantasy XVI. This will bring in a brand new story and characters. The new characters will join by the older and acquainted spirits, creatures, and monsters from earlier franchise entries. Here we have curated everything we know about the upcoming game.
Final Fantasy XVI will be a PS5 exclusive
Square Enix announces that Final Fantasy XVI will launch as a PlayStation 5 exclusive title. The game is being produced by Naoki Yoshida, the director and producer of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn.
This game will feature a new cast of characters in a new world with many familiar faces.
When will Final Fantasy XVI release?
Square Enix is yet to announce a release date for the game. However, we expect the company to release more details about the game later this year, with reports suggesting that the game will release by the end of this year or early next year.
The game will revolve around a special child, Joshua’s bodyguard, who is the son of an archduke and carries a familiar summon or spirit of Eikon. goes. his body. It was also shown that after some significant blow, Joshua would lose control and lead a battle of epic proportions between the Phoenix and the Ifrit.
The game will be set in the world of Valisthea, where there are six major factions: The Grand Duchy of Rosaria, The Holy Empire of San Breque, The Kingdom of Waloed, The Dhalmekian Republic, The Iron Kingdom, and The Crystalline Dominion.
Square Enix has confirmed the following Characters on the official Final Fantasy 16 website:
“The firstborn son of the Archduke of Rosaria. Though all expected him to inherit the Phoenix’s flames and awaken as its Dominant, destiny instead chose his younger brother Joshua to bear this burden.
“The second son of the Archduke of Rosaria and Clive’s younger brother by five years. Joshua awoke as the Dominant of the Phoenix soon after his birth. Despite his noble upbringing, Joshua treats all his father’s subjects with warmth and affection—none more so than Clive, whom he deeply admires.
“Born in the fallen Northern Territories, Jill was taken from her homeland at a tender age to become a ward of Rosaria, securing peace between the two warring nations.
According to the developers, the game will be exclusive to PlayStation 5 for at least six months. After that, the game will make its way to other platforms including PC and Xbox. Right now, the developers do not release any plans for the game’s release on other gaming platforms.
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