Naoki Yoshida, Producer Final Fantasy 16It was reported that Final Fantasy 14 and Final Fantasy 15 had an impact on The reputation of the series.
In a new interview with Japanese newspaper 4Gamer, Naoki Yoshida He spoke about Final Fantasy’s reputation among the younger generation of gamers, noting that long development periods meant that no title in the series was released during these younger generations’ adolescence, which made the other video game series even more popular.
Furthermore, Final Fantasy 14 and Final Fantasy 15 created a bad impression and affected the series’ reputation. The first had a disastrous launch that required a second publication. On the other hand, the second is considered as a game published in an incomplete format.
Being the producer of Final Fantasy 16, Naoki Yoshida had to take this view of the audience into account and wanted to show it Different Final Fantasy It is certainly possible, by not repeating the mistakes of the past. Some players, as Yoshida himself pointed out in the interview, will not be easily convinced, believing that the next chapter of the series will be the same as the previous one, but the producer and development team are so determined to make the game that the series as a whole is great.
Yoshida also revealed that the Kingdom Hearts team contributed to the Final Fantasy 16 combat system. For all the info he’s revealed, here’s our interview.