FINAL FANTASY XV confirmed for 2016 release
Video Message from Avalanche Studios and New Assets Showcased at PAX Prime
LONDON (31st August 2015) – During this weekend’s Active Time Report (ATR) from PAX Prime, Square Enix Ltd., confirmed that FINAL FANTASY® XV will be released in 2016. FINAL FANTASY XV Director, Hajime Tabata, also revealed new assets and showcased a video message from Avalanche Studios Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Christofer Sundberg.
“We’re proud of our technical capabilities and the work we’ve done to help shape the open-world genre,” said Sundberg. “We hold the FINAL FANTASY franchise and the team working on it, in such high regard and are excited to be a part of the next chapter.”
New videos, concept art and screenshots were also unveiled at PAX Prime, giving gamers a glimpse at Caem, a secret outpost near the sea that acts as a port for transferring players between continents, and a closer look at the game’s driving feature.
SQUARE ENIX also introduced a new program titled “Active Time Report Snap Shot,” a short segment that provides a recap of all the information revealed from the latest Active Time Reports. The episode from PAX Prime can be viewed on YouTube.
Players looking for additional information about FINAL FANTASY XV can tune into the upcoming Active Time Report at next month’s Tokyo Game Show, which will cover more details on Luna and Regis, as well as information about the fishing (mini-game) and chocobo-related features.
Finally, the company announced an event in March 2016. More details of this event and the release date will be unveiled at a later time.
FINAL FANTASY XV will be available in 2016 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft.
About FINAL FANTASY XV
FINAL FANTASY XV tells the engaging tale of Crown Prince Noctis and his comrades, out on the road and fending for their lives after the armed forces of Niflheim launch a surprise assault upon the Kingdom of Lucis.
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About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 66 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 42 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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