Final Fantasy XVI is reportedly nearly complete

Final Fantasy XVI's producer Naoki Oshida just revealed that the game is currently nearly complete!
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This Friday, as Final Fantasy fans continue to wait eagerly for any kind of update regarding the development of Final Fantasy XVI, the latest title in the upcoming and genre-defying JRPG series, the game’s producer Naoki Oshida revealed, during the Livestream focused on the upcoming collab between NieR Re[in]carnation and Final Fantasy XIV, new details regarding the current state of the upcoming main installment in the franchise.

The fact was pointed out by known translator and source for everything Final Fantasy @aitaikimochi. According to her, Oshida revealed during the stream that not only is the game pretty much done but also is its latest trailer. Also during the stream, it was revealed that the team behind the game is still working on further polishing the title.

You can check out the post in which @aitaikimochi talked about the new info regarding Final Fantasy XVI, based on her translations of the stream, below, courtesy of her official Twitter profile:

Final Fantasy XVI was first announced in September 2020. Later, in 2021, Naoki Yoshida revealed through an official statement that due to the COVID-19 pandemic the game’s development was delayed by almost half a year. You can check out the game’s Awakening trailer below, courtesy of PlayStation’s official Youtube channel:

In Final Fantasy XVI, players will take on the role of Clive Rosfield, the firstborn son of the Archduke of Rosaria who, after witnessing a tragedy at the hands of the dark Eikon, Ifrit, decides to embark on a dangerous road of revenge. You can check out more regarding not only the game’s world and lore, but also its rumored main trio, composed of Clive, his younger brother Joshua, and their childhood friend Jill Warrick on the title’s official site.

Final Fantasy XVI is set to be released in the near future, exclusively for the PlayStation 5. As you wait for the arrival of the title, don’t forget to check out our review for the series’ latest spin-off Stranger Of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin.

Franklin Borges

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