Sony kicked off immediately’s PS5 Showcase event in a giant approach by revealing Ultimate Fantasy XVI, the subsequent mainline installment within the storied RPG franchise. The reveal trailer showcased the sport’s fantasy components and fight.
You play as a bodyguard to Joshua, the son of the Archduke of the area the sport is about in. There appears to be some kind of blight taking maintain of the land round you, bringing with all of it types of risks. Fight was proven off, with many nods to each Final Fantasy XV and the newer Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Sq. Enix shared some extra particulars about Ultimate Fantasy XVI in a PlayStation Blog post. The sport is being directed by Hiroshi Takai, who beforehand labored on Romancing SaGa and The Last Remnant, whereas Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida will function XVI’s producer.
This marks the primary new mainline installment within the sequence for the reason that aforementioned Ultimate Fantasy XV, which initially launched again in 2016, however the sequence has seen many releases within the interim. Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake launched on PS4 earlier this 12 months. The sequence’ MMO entry, Ultimate Fantasy XIV, has additionally acquired an ongoing stream of content material. Its massive Shadowbringers enlargement launched again in July 2019, and since then it has acquired quite a few updates, the latest of which–patch 5.3–arrived final month.
No launch date for Ultimate Fantasy XVI was shared, and the footage proven was operating on PC, not a PS5, however the recreation is slated to launch in 2021. Sony did announce Ultimate Fantasy XVI will probably be a console unique on PS5, suggesting that it’s going to not be coming to Xbox Collection X or Collection S.
That definitely wasn’t the one information to return out of the PS5 Showcase. You may atone for all the most important bulletins and divulges in our PS5 event recap.
— to www.gamespot.com