Final Fantasy 16 will probably be releasing solely for PlayStation 5 and never for some other platforms together with PC.
The announcement trailer from earlier right this moment talked about that the proven footage was captured on PC however was emulating the capabilities of PS5. The trailer additionally ended with a slide that talked about Final Fantasy 16 to be a PlayStation console unique whereas confirming availability on PC in fine-print.
Following the announcement although, Square Enix shortly backtracked to solely point out an unique launch for PS5. “We haven’t any additional info on if Final Fantasy 16 will probably be launched on platforms apart from the PS5,” clarified Square Enix to Gematsu earlier right this moment, making for a messy messaging on the a part of Sony.
The identical sources that leaked the existence of Final Fantasy 16 in prior months additionally mentioned an exclusivity agreement between Square Enix and Sony Interactive Entertainment. The current Final Fantasy 7 remake, for instance, was additionally flaunting PlayStation exclusivity earlier than a one-year timed exclusivity confirmed that the sport can be releasing for Xbox One and PC as nicely.
Hence, Final Fantasy 16 will probably observe the identical pathing. The new installment within the franchise will stay on PS5 both for six months or a 12 months earlier than touchdown on different platforms together with PC. Reportedly although, Square Enix has plans to carry the sport to PC after six months, and to Xbox Series X after a 12 months. Expect particulars concerning the timed exclusivity interval to be revealed someplace down the highway. Final Fantasy 16 has been scheduled for a launch in 2021, which means that the developer will probably be sharing extra concerning the recreation earlier than coming to platforms.
Strange as it’s, Demon’s Souls suffered from the same damaged messaging earlier right this moment. Demon’s Souls was mentioned to be coming to PC and different consoles. Sony needed to soar in to shortly make clear that “human error” was chargeable for the error. The remake of the basic will be exclusive to PlayStation 5 this vacation season.