Taking advantage of all that PC gaming has to offer.
A PC version of Final Fantasy 15 has been discussed for almost a year, now. Director Hajime Tabata has openly stated that he would like a hypothetical PC version to be fully tailored to the PC, and take full advantage of the platform’s unique benefits and features.
In an interview with the Japanese magazine Famitsu (via DSO Gaming), Tabata elaborated on just what those features might end up being. “I’d like to release the game on PC as a technical attempt,” he said. “I want to show PC users Final Fantasy 15 running on high-end machines, and we personally would like to see it, too. Also, I would like to try developing on PC to pursue a unique way of playing with PC-exclusive features like making your own quests and enjoying the world using things like mods.”
That actually sounds really awesome- and I’d be interested to see a Japanese developer fully and consciously embrace mods. Even as more and more Japanese games have shown up on PC, Japanese developers themselves have largely shown an aversion or apathy at best to the modding scene. Final Fantasy 15 would be a great place for that to change.