final fantasy 16the next installment in the long-running JRPG series, is set to release on June 22 as a PlayStation 5 exclusive. That exclusivity is a bit of a bummer since other Final Fantasy games, like Final Fantasy VII Remake, were also available for PC. And the last main entrance, final fantasy xv, it was cross-platform. Unfortunately, at least for now, the new Final Fantasy the game will remain only on PlayStation 5, according to the game’s producer.
Producer Naoki Yoshida, colloquially known as Yoshi-P, was interviewed at a Mahjong tournament over the weekend, where he was asked either final fantasy 16 would come to PC, something Square Enix confirmed when it revealed the game almost two years ago. However, despite that detail found in the footnote text at the bottom of thIn the trailer, Yoshi-P said the release information is incorrect, according to a “rough translation” by Japanese gaming news Twitter account Genki_JPN. In fact, there may not be a PC version, as Yoshi-P apparently suggests people go out and buy a PS5.
“No one said a word about releasing a PC version,” Yoshi-P said. “Why does it seem like a PC version will be released six months later? Don’t worry about it, buy a PS5! Sorry, I overdid it. We did our best, so please look forward to it.”
It’s interesting that Yoshi-P is stating that a PC version is not planned. Rubbing through some old final fantasy 16 trailers, as the “Awakening” of September 2020, it was definitely stated that the game is “not available on other platforms for a limited time after launch on PS5”, which suggests that it could possibly come to other consoles in the future at the very least. Such was the case of the Final Fantasy VII Remake, where the “limited time” window was approximately one year. However, all of the recent marketing for the game, from newer trailers to its official website, now makes no mention of it coming to PC. this is unfortunate considering others Final Fantasy games are on more platforms than PlayStation Y the fact that Sony’s newest console may still be hard to find. But in the grand scheme of things, knowing how deep Square Enix’s relationship with PlayStation runs, it’s not surprising. At least the exclusivity agreement should take advantage of the hardware of the PlayStation 5 so there is no charge.
Kotaku He reached out to Square Enix for clarification but did not receive a response prior to publication.
In addition to sticking firmly to PlayStation consoles, final fantasy 16 has been rated mature for certain types of content appears in the game. Specifically, according to a translation on the Brazilian website Ministério da Justiça, for hate crimes (yikes) and sex scenes (nice).