Square Enix showed off lots of new games and none of them were Final Fantasy XVI

Square Enix showed off lots of new games and none of them were Final Fantasy XVI

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During Sony’s March State of Play presentation, Square Enix debuted 2 caller games, showed disconnected gameplay trailers for 2 more, and wholly ignored the 2 games astir radical were looking guardant to.

Ahead of its merchandise connected March 15th, Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin is getting its 3rd and last demo. The unfathomably long-titled crippled (that has been shortened to an arsenic unwieldy SOPFFO) is an enactment RPG created successful collaboration with Nioh developer Team Ninja. SOPFFO is simply a darker, bloodier re-imagining of the archetypal Final Fantasy game from the position of the villain, Garland. The game’s grimdark, Chaos-obsessed protagonist and its usage of Frank Sinatra’s 1969 deed “My Way has endeared SOPFFO to Final Fantasy diehards anxious to what different weirdness the crippled contains. During the State of Play presentation, Square Enix revealed glimpses of caller jobs Garland tin larn and announced the caller demo which is disposable now.

Square Enix besides showed disconnected caller gameplay from Forspoken, the isekai RPG developed by Luminous Productions. In the gameplay trailer, Frey squares disconnected against galore baddies utilizing her talking powerfulness bracelet and immoderate souped-up sneakers that springiness her a chill parkour-like treble jump. Forspoken was delayed by 5 months from its May 23rd merchandise day citing the request to “focus each our efforts connected polishing the game.” It launches connected October 11th.

Hot connected the heels of Triangle Strategy, Square Enix premiered different precocious phantasy 3 warring nations tactics RPG The DioField Chronicle. Billed arsenic a real-time tactical conflict strategy game, The DioField Chronicle boasts quality designers from Final Fantasy XII and XIII and dependable plan from Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi. Though nary circumstantial merchandise day was announced, The DioField Chronicle is slated for merchandise aboriginal this year.

Sony ended its presumption with 1 much caller crippled from Square Enix — Valkyrie Elysium. It’s the newest introduction successful the Valkyrie bid that debuted connected PlayStation 22 years agone with Valkyrie Profile. It’s an action-RPG that takes spot successful a phantasy satellite wherever Ragnarok looms. Like The DioField Chronicle, Valkyrie Elysium is besides scheduled for a merchandise successful 2022.

Surprisingly (or possibly not truthful surprisingly) the Square Enix information of this State of Play, with a stated absorption connected Japanese-developed games, did not diagnostic immoderate quality connected Final Fantasy VII Remake 2 oregon Final Fantasy XVI — the 2 astir anticipated games from the developer. Square Enix did conscionable merchandise FFVIIR’s side-story DLC Intergrade successful June of past twelvemonth truthful possibly it needs much breathing country earlier it drops immoderate quality connected the remake’s 2nd entry. But the Final Fantasy developers did accidental much quality connected XVI would beryllium forthcoming in Spring 2022, which is technically now-ish.

Spring doesn’t officially commencement for different 11 days successful the bluish hemisphere truthful we whitethorn person to hold until then.

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