Final Fantasy 16 – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Final Fantasy 16 Box Art
Publisher
Square Enix
Developer
Square Enix
Platforms
PS5
Release Date
22 June 2023: WW: PS5
Genre
Role Playing

Game Overview:

Final Fantasy 16 is an action role playing game developed and published by Square Enix.

It is set in the land of Valisthea, a divided continent on the brink of all-out conflict due to a spreading malady known as the Blight.

Latest Updates For Final Fantasy 16

Final Fantasy 16 Failed to Meet Square Enix’s Expectations

Final Fantasy 16 Failed to Meet Square Enix’s Expectations

Despite the game's strong initial sales, Final Fantasy 16 has seemingly failed to reach Square Enix's sales expectations.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Was Impressed That Square Enix Allowed Higher Development Costs

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Was Impressed That Square Enix Allowed Higher Development Costs

The Final Fantasy 16 producer talks about his past games with composer Masayoshi Soken, and goes on to talk about Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Review – As The Tide Arrives, Leading You Back Home

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Review – As The Tide Arrives, Leading You Back Home

While Final Fantasy 16's final paid DLC doesn't break new ground in many ways, it's another fine display of the action RPG's strengths.

Final Fantasy 16 – Update 1.31 is Live Ahead of The Rising Tide’s Release

Final Fantasy 16 – Update 1.31 is Live Ahead of The Rising Tide’s Release

Quality of life features like Skill Sets, Quick Complete, and new Photo Mode options are available, along with ability and accessory buffs.

Final Fantasy 16 – Update 1.31 Patch Notes Reveal Multiple Eikonic Ability Buffs

Final Fantasy 16 – Update 1.31 Patch Notes Reveal Multiple Eikonic Ability Buffs

It goes live on April 18th alongside The Rising Tide DLC and adds quality-of-life features like Skill Sets, Quick Complete and more.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide – Everything You Need to Know

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide – Everything You Need to Know

The second and final (for now) paid DLC of Final Fantasy 16 launches on April 18th for PS5. Here's what you should know before diving in.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Come to Xbox Series X/S After PC Release, Producer Suggests

Final Fantasy 16 Will Come to Xbox Series X/S After PC Release, Producer Suggests

"Once the PC version is released, we’re thinking about hopefully moving to other platforms as well," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Will Raise the Level Cap to 60

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Will Raise the Level Cap to 60

Story-Focused and Action-Focused Modes see the level cap raised from 50 to 60, while Final Fantasy Mode maxes out at level 110.

Final Fantasy 16 – Epilogue Quest Unlocks After Completing Echoes of the Fallen, The Rising Tide

Final Fantasy 16 – Epilogue Quest Unlocks After Completing Echoes of the Fallen, The Rising Tide

The quest is a "thank you" to players, though game director Hiroshi Takai believes they'll respond with, "Oh, it was like that."

Final Fantasy 16’s PC Port Will Launch Alongside Both Expansions

Final Fantasy 16’s PC Port Will Launch Alongside Both Expansions

Both Final Fantasy 16 DLCs – Echoes of the Fallen and The Rising Tide – will be available with its upcoming PC version, it's been confirmed.

Final Fantasy 14 x Final Fantasy 16 Crossover Quest Starts on April 2nd

Final Fantasy 14 x Final Fantasy 16 Crossover Quest Starts on April 2nd

It's playable until May 8th and sees players partnering with Clive Rosfield against Ifrit, obtaining his outfit and other rewards.

Final Fantasy 14 x Final Fantasy 16 Crossover Will Receive New Details on March 23rd

Final Fantasy 14 x Final Fantasy 16 Crossover Will Receive New Details on March 23rd

Final Fantasy 16 producer Naoki Yoshida teases an imminent panel at PAX East with the "director/producer" of the MMORPG.

Final Fantasy 16 – Free Update Will Add Quest Quick Complete, Skill Sets, and More

Final Fantasy 16 – Free Update Will Add Quest Quick Complete, Skill Sets, and More

It also adjusts to Abilities and Accessories, new Photo Mode features, additional Orchestrion Rolls and much more for free.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Showcases New Abilities, Details Leviathan Battle

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Showcases New Abilities, Details Leviathan Battle

The expansion's Leviathan boss fight is going to be "especially challenging", according to its developers.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Gameplay Showcases Mysidia’s Gorgeous New Locations

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Gameplay Showcases Mysidia’s Gorgeous New Locations

Mysidia will also bring new story content related to Jill, as well as battles against FF16's horrifying take on Tonberries.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Will Add a New Endgame Survival Mode

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Will Add a New Endgame Survival Mode

The DLC will add a new endgame activity in the form of Kairos Mode, a survival mode that will see you fighting through 20 increasingly difficult stages.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Launches on April 18

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide Launches on April 18

Clive and co will travel to the land of Mysidia, where they will have to battle the Lost Eikon of Leviathan in order to save it.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says PC Version is in “Final Stages of Optimization”, Demo Planned

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says PC Version is in “Final Stages of Optimization”, Demo Planned

Producer Naoki Yoshida says the team will announce system requirements before launch, but they're "looking to be somewhat high."

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide’s Leviathan Will be “Really Different from Past Eikon Battles”

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide’s Leviathan Will be “Really Different from Past Eikon Battles”

"Visually, graphically, there’s going to be a lot of attacks made from Levithan and that comes with a lot of water," says director Takeo Kujiraoka.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says “the Possibility of More DLC isn’t Entirely Zero”, but Players Shouldn’t Expect More

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says “the Possibility of More DLC isn’t Entirely Zero”, but Players Shouldn’t Expect More

Producer Naoki Yoshida has stated that the Final Fantasy 16 development team is more keen on going with new projects.

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth vs Final Fantasy 16’s Combat – Which Game Comes Out on Top?

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth vs Final Fantasy 16’s Combat – Which Game Comes Out on Top?

Both games excel in the combat department, but which one does it better?

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide DLC Will Receive New Details at PAX East on March 22

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide DLC Will Receive New Details at PAX East on March 22

Producer Naoki Yoshida, DLC director Takeo Kujiraoka, and localization director Michael-Christopher Koji Fox will speak about the expansion at PAX East next month.

Final Fantasy 16 is in the Works for Xbox Series X/S – Rumour

Final Fantasy 16 is in the Works for Xbox Series X/S – Rumour

Square Enix's action RPG is available exclusively on PlayStation 5, while a PC version is also currently in development.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Believes Next Game Should be Made by Someone New

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Believes Next Game Should be Made by Someone New

Final Fantasy 16's producer, Naoki Yoshida, believes that a new generation should take on the challenges of making the next mainline title.

Final Fantasy 16 Dev Team Will “Embark on New Challenges” in 2024

Final Fantasy 16 Dev Team Will “Embark on New Challenges” in 2024

Meanwhile, the team will also continue to put out new content for Final Fantasy 14, including Dawntrail, its next expansion.

Final Fantasy 14 x Final Fantasy 16 Crossover Quest is Planned for Early April

Final Fantasy 14 x Final Fantasy 16 Crossover Quest is Planned for Early April

Players will embark on a new quest with protagonist Clive Rosfield and can earn rewards like his outfit, a Torgal mount and more.

Final Fantasy 16: Echoes of the Fallen Review – Filler Arc

Final Fantasy 16: Echoes of the Fallen Review – Filler Arc

The first paid DLC for Final Fantasy 16 is here. Does it measure up to the base game's brilliance or repeat some of its mistakes? Find out here.

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide is 10 Hours Long, PC Version Could Include DLC

Final Fantasy 16: The Rising Tide is 10 Hours Long, PC Version Could Include DLC

The second paid DLC will delve into the "mystery of Leviathan" and offer new actions. An SSD is also recommended for the PC version.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Doesn’t Expect a Sequel or Spin-off

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Doesn’t Expect a Sequel or Spin-off

Naoki Yoshida confirms that the development team disbanded to work on other projects but isn't completely ruling out potential follow-ups.

Final Fantasy 16, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth PS5 Exclusivity Windows Reaffirmed in New Trailers

Final Fantasy 16, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth PS5 Exclusivity Windows Reaffirmed in New Trailers

The action RPG's exclusivity window ends on December 31st, while the next part in the Remake trilogy is exclusive until May 29th, 2024.

Final Fantasy 16: Echoes of the Fallen DLC is Out Now, The Rising Tide Launches Spring 2024

Final Fantasy 16: Echoes of the Fallen DLC is Out Now, The Rising Tide Launches Spring 2024

Square Enix has unveiled Final Fantasy 16's two DLC episodes, one of which has received a surprise release today.

Final Fantasy 16 DLCs Will Feature “Powerful New Enemies” and Explore “the Darkness and Mystery of Clive’s Story”

Final Fantasy 16 DLCs Will Feature “Powerful New Enemies” and Explore “the Darkness and Mystery of Clive’s Story”

Both expansions were announced in September, but there's no word on when either of them will release.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Make Changes to Arcade Mode with an Update on December 8

Final Fantasy 16 Will Make Changes to Arcade Mode with an Update on December 8

The update will "adjust the method by which battle performance scores are calculated" in the mode, and add a new leaderboard.

Final Fantasy 16 Sales Were “in Line with Our Expectations” – Square Enix

Final Fantasy 16 Sales Were “in Line with Our Expectations” – Square Enix

"To expand sales, we have planned a variety of PR activities and other initiatives," says Square Enix President Takashi Kiryu.

Final Fantasy 16 Update is Live, Adds New Outfits and Weapon Transmog

Final Fantasy 16 Update is Live, Adds New Outfits and Weapon Transmog

The Onion Sword from Final Fantasy 3 is also available, though its stats are identical to the Braveheart and Blood Sword.

Final Fantasy 16 PC Version is Officially in Development

Final Fantasy 16 PC Version is Officially in Development

It's "currently underway", per producer Naoki Yoshida. A release window wasn't announced, but more details are coming by the 2023 end.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Receive Two Paid DLC Installments

Final Fantasy 16 Will Receive Two Paid DLC Installments

Producer Naoki Yoshida acknowledges fan feedback on wanting to "see more of Valisthea’s story and spend more time with her inhabitants."

Final Fantasy 16 Protagonist Voice Actor Wants to Play Raziel in Future Legacy of Kain Titles

Final Fantasy 16 Protagonist Voice Actor Wants to Play Raziel in Future Legacy of Kain Titles

Clive Rosfield's voice actor has revealed that he would love to play Raziel in a sequel, remaster, or remake of the classic beloved Legacy of Kain franchise.

Final Fantasy 16 Sales Did Not Meet “the High End” of Square Enix’s Expectations

Final Fantasy 16 Sales Did Not Meet “the High End” of Square Enix’s Expectations

The action RPG sold over 3 million units worldwide at launch, but sales have apparently slowed down since then.

Diablo 4, Final Fantasy 16, and Street Fighter 6 Top US Sales Charts for June 2023

Diablo 4, Final Fantasy 16, and Street Fighter 6 Top US Sales Charts for June 2023

June's three biggest releases debuted in the top 3 spots, and also instantly broke into the top 10 for the year's best-selling games so far.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Finds Negativity from Online Trolls “Tiresome”

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Finds Negativity from Online Trolls “Tiresome”

Final Fantasy 16 producer Naoki Yoshida has spoken out against the negativity and malice of online trolls in a recent documentary that aired in Japan.

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Soliciting Fan Feedback for Future Development

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Soliciting Fan Feedback for Future Development

A questionnaire is available for Final Fantasy 16 players in Japan, which will be sent to the developer for its consideration.

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Considers Initial Sales to be “Extremely Strong”

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Considers Initial Sales to be “Extremely Strong”

It addressed the disparity in sales compared to previous titles like Final Fantasy 7 Remake and noted the high attach rate on PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 – Complete Walkthrough

Final Fantasy 16 – Complete Walkthrough

Check out our full walkthrough for Square Enix's PS5-exclusive action RPG, covering every single main quest in the story.

Final Fantasy 16 Commercial Highlights Critical Acclaim

Final Fantasy 16 Commercial Highlights Critical Acclaim

Square Enix's massive action RPG is available exclusively on PS5 and has garnered extensive praise from critics worldwide.

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix is “Thinking About Options” for DLC

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix is “Thinking About Options” for DLC

"Hopefully, in the near future, we can have something that we can give to you all," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy Series Has Sold Over 180 Million Units Worldwide

Final Fantasy Series Has Sold Over 180 Million Units Worldwide

Square Enix confirms that since the series' debut in 1987, all Final Fantasy games have collectively sold over 180 million units.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Bosses and How to Defeat Them

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Bosses and How to Defeat Them

The series is no stranger to epic boss fights, and Square Enix's latest has some of the biggest yet. Here's how to overcome them all.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – The Best Weapons For New Game and New Game Plus

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – The Best Weapons For New Game and New Game Plus

The best weapons for New Game and New Game Plus in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 vs God of War Ragnarok’s Combat – Which Game Did it Better?

Final Fantasy 16 vs God of War Ragnarok’s Combat – Which Game Did it Better?

Two games with incredibly robust, action-driven combat systems- but which one comes out on top?

Final Fantasy 16 – Analyzing the Ending and Possible Story DLC

Final Fantasy 16 – Analyzing the Ending and Possible Story DLC

The epic action RPG poses an equally epic story with cataclysmic stakes. Here's what happens, how it ends and where the future could lead.

Final Fantasy 16 Sells Over 37,000 Units in Japan in its Second Week

Final Fantasy 16 Sells Over 37,000 Units in Japan in its Second Week

The action RPG, which debuted on top of the Japanese charts last week, has seen a drop of 89% in sales in its second week.

Final Fantasy 16 – Top 15 Best Boss Fights

Final Fantasy 16 – Top 15 Best Boss Fights

With dodging the game’s chosen line of defence and stagger an opportunity to unleash hell on powerful opponents, Final Fantasy 16’s combat is deep and skilful, with these fifteen bosses the pick o...

Final Fantasy 16 Update Adds Motion Blur and Camera Settings, New Controller Layouts

Final Fantasy 16 Update Adds Motion Blur and Camera Settings, New Controller Layouts

The strength of motion blur can now be reduced or disabled. You can also stop the camera from following movements and attacks.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Known Curiosities And Where To Find Them

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Known Curiosities And Where To Find Them

A complete guide on All Known Curiosities in Final Fantasy 16 and how to find them.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Notorious Marks For The Hunt Board

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Notorious Marks For The Hunt Board

A complete guide on all Notorious Marks locations in Final Fantasy 16.

10 Best Abilities in Final Fantasy 16

10 Best Abilities in Final Fantasy 16

Final Fantasy 16's high-flying combat gives you plenty of options to dispatch your enemies with style and flair- here are some of the best ones.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Known Accessories And How To Get Them

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Known Accessories And How To Get Them

A complete guide on finding all known accessories in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 Post-Game Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 Post-Game Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

Finished the campaign and wondering what to do next? Don’t fret. In this feature, we take a look at 10 things you can do once you finish the critical path.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Dethrones Final Fantasy 16, Tops UK Charts Again

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Dethrones Final Fantasy 16, Tops UK Charts Again

Physical sales for Square Enix's PS5 exclusive RPG dropped by 78 percent. Also, AEW: Fight Forever debuted in third place.

Final Fantasy 16 is Reportedly Causing PS5s to Overheat and Crash

Final Fantasy 16 is Reportedly Causing PS5s to Overheat and Crash

A number of players have reported the issue at a specific point in the game when playing on Graphics Mode.

Final Fantasy 16’s 6 Biggest Stengths (and 4 Biggest Issues)

Final Fantasy 16’s 6 Biggest Stengths (and 4 Biggest Issues)

There's plenty to love about Square Enix's newest action RPG, even with a few flaws.

Final Fantasy 17 – What It Can Learn From Final Fantasy 16

Final Fantasy 17 – What It Can Learn From Final Fantasy 16

There are plenty of lessons, both good and bad, that Square Enix can take from Final Fantasy 16 into the series' next mainline numbered entry.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Vambraces and Where to Find Them

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Vambraces and Where to Find Them

A complete guide on all known Vambraces and where you can find them in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Belts and How to Get Them

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Belts and How to Get Them

All the known belts and where you can procure them in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – How To Unlock The Hunt Board

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – How To Unlock The Hunt Board

Here's how you can unlock the hunt board in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 Sold Over 336,000 Units in Japan on Debut

Final Fantasy 16 Sold Over 336,000 Units in Japan on Debut

Though not a weak launch by any means, Final Fantasy 16's Japanese launch figures are much lower than Final Fantasy 15 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Eikonic Skills and Our Recommendations

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Eikonic Skills and Our Recommendations

Clive starts with only one set of Skills but quickly gains others, becoming a veritable powerhouse. Here's what they do and the best ones.

Final Fantasy 16 Sells Over 3 Million Units Worldwide

Final Fantasy 16 Sells Over 3 Million Units Worldwide

Square Enix's eagerly-awaited action RPG was released on June 22nd, exclusively for PS5, and has received critical acclaim.

10 Reasons Why Final Fantasy 16’s Combat is Outstanding

10 Reasons Why Final Fantasy 16’s Combat is Outstanding

The shift to real-time, hack-and-slash combat has proven successful in the newest mainline Final Fantasy. Here's why it's so good.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Weapons And How To Get Them

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Weapons And How To Get Them

A complete guide on all the weapons in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 and Sonic Origins Plus Debut High in Weekly UK Retail Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and Sonic Origins Plus Debut High in Weekly UK Retail Charts

In spite of much lower physical launch sales than its predecessor, Final Fantasy 16 is still the UK's fifth-biggest physical launch of the year.

Final Fantasy 16 is the Series’ Most Coherent, Complete, and Rich Game in Decades

Final Fantasy 16 is the Series’ Most Coherent, Complete, and Rich Game in Decades

The newest entry in Square Enix's beloved role playing franchise is one of its best outings in a long, long time.

Final Fantasy 16’s Physical Launch Sales in the UK Are 74% Lower Than Final Fantasy 15

Final Fantasy 16’s Physical Launch Sales in the UK Are 74% Lower Than Final Fantasy 15

However, it has still had a bigger physical launch than the likes of Diablo 4 and Dead Island 2, and debuted on top of the charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – How to Farm Ability Points

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – How to Farm Ability Points

Want to unlock and upgrade your favorite Eikonic Skills? Here's how to quickly farm the Ability Points required to do so.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – 15 Tips and Tricks You Should Know

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – 15 Tips and Tricks You Should Know

Final Fantasy 16 is easy to start with but quickly piles on the mechanics. Here are some you can exploit for maximum gain.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Potion Potency And Item Capacity Upgrades

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Potion Potency And Item Capacity Upgrades

A complete guide on potion potency and item capacity upgrades in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Signboard Locations

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – All Signboard Locations

A complete guide on all six signboard locations in Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – How Long to Beat and Complete Everything

Final Fantasy 16 Guide – How Long to Beat and Complete Everything

Square Enix's newest Final Fantasy is now available on PS5. Here's how long it takes to finish the story and complete everything.

Final Fantasy 16 is Now Available Worldwide

Final Fantasy 16 is Now Available Worldwide

Producer Naoki Yoshida thanks fans for their "patience and support" as the PS5 exclusive is finally available in all regions.

Final Fantasy 16 PS5 Graphics Analysis – A Generational Leap?

Final Fantasy 16 PS5 Graphics Analysis – A Generational Leap?

The much anticipated Final Fantasy 16 is finally here, and here is our thorough technical analysis of the game.

Final Fantasy 16 Review – Everlasting Flames

Final Fantasy 16 Review – Everlasting Flames

The newest mainline entry in the illustrious franchise is a reminder of what makes Final Fantasy great and a masterfully crafted experience besides.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo – 10 New Details You Need to Know

Final Fantasy 16 Demo – 10 New Details You Need to Know

The action RPG is out on June 22nd for PS5, and based on the recent demo, it's looking to be an absolutely incredible experience.

Final Fantasy 16 Video Showcases Rearranged Enemies in New Game Plus

Final Fantasy 16 Video Showcases Rearranged Enemies in New Game Plus

Final Fantasy Mode is available in New Game Plus as an optional difficulty and features remixed foes that hit much harder.

Final Fantasy 16 is “My Own Personal Masterpiece” – Combat Director

Final Fantasy 16 is “My Own Personal Masterpiece” – Combat Director

Ryota Suzuki, who has previously worked on Devil May Cry, Dragon's Dogma, and more, believes FF16 is his best work yet.

Final Fantasy 16 was Initially Planned to Release on Two Discs

Final Fantasy 16 was Initially Planned to Release on Two Discs

About six months before launch, the developer found a way to barely fit everything onto one disc, which helped keep costs down.

Final Fantasy 16 is Getting a Day One Patch to Optimize Performance

Final Fantasy 16 is Getting a Day One Patch to Optimize Performance

The 300 MB patch will also fix an issue blocking progression, another that causes the game to close unexpectedly, and some text fixes.

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Will Take Down Any Images, Videos, or Streams Published Before Launch

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Will Take Down Any Images, Videos, or Streams Published Before Launch

"Our priority is to ensure that the full game experience is not spoiled for our fans," Square Enix says.

Final Fantasy 16 Trophy List Has Leaked

Final Fantasy 16 Trophy List Has Leaked

Earning the Platinum Trophy requires completing the game in Final Fantasy Mode, which means a New Game Plus playthrough.

Final Fantasy 16 Physical Copies Have Started Shipping a Week Ahead of Launch

Final Fantasy 16 Physical Copies Have Started Shipping a Week Ahead of Launch

Spoilers for the upcoming action RPG are out in the wild, with some players having got their hands on the game ahead of launch.

Final Fantasy 16 Gets New Trailer Showcasing PS5 Features

Final Fantasy 16 Gets New Trailer Showcasing PS5 Features

Check out Final Fantasy 16's use of PS5 features like fast load times and unique DualSense controller features in a new trailer.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Frame Rate, Resolution, and More Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Frame Rate, Resolution, and More Revealed

Resolutions in Quality and Performance Mode are upscaled, and cinematics are locked to 30 FPS, but loading times are seamless.

Final Fantasy 16 Live-Action Trailer is Full of Music, Impending Doom

Final Fantasy 16 Live-Action Trailer is Full of Music, Impending Doom

A demo for the upcoming action RPG is available to download now and includes over two hours of the Prologue, plus a battle demo.

Final Fantasy 16 – PlatinumGames Contributed to Development, NieR: Automata Designer Involved

Final Fantasy 16 – PlatinumGames Contributed to Development, NieR: Automata Designer Involved

Along with the Kingdom Hearts team, PlatinumGames assisted in Square Enix's action RPG, which is out on June 22nd for PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Features More Epic Combat and Eikon Battles

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Features More Epic Combat and Eikon Battles

The long-awaited sequel in Square Enix's RPG series is finally out on June 22nd for PS5, but a demo goes live on June 12th.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Launches on June 12th, 1 AM PST

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Launches on June 12th, 1 AM PST

The demo covers over two hours of gameplay from the Prologue and also features a separate battle demo for trying out various skills.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Dropping Soon, Spotted in TV Commercial

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Dropping Soon, Spotted in TV Commercial

Square Enix is hosting a Pre-Launch Celebration Event today at 4 PM PT, and the odds of the demo dropping there are increasing.

Final Fantasy 16 Shows off Hunt Battles in New Gameplay Showcase

Final Fantasy 16 Shows off Hunt Battles in New Gameplay Showcase

Check out some gameplay from Final Fantasy 16's Hunt Battles in its newest gameplay showcase.

Final Fantasy 16 – New Gameplay Showcases Extensive Dungeon Exploration and Combat

Final Fantasy 16 – New Gameplay Showcases Extensive Dungeon Exploration and Combat

Join Clive and his allies as they explore the crystal-lined caverns, taking out hordes of enemies before the game's release on June 22nd.

10 More Things You Need To Know About Final Fantasy 16

10 More Things You Need To Know About Final Fantasy 16

Ahead of the action RPG's launch, here are ten more details you should know about it.

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 Things We Absolutely Can’t Wait to Do

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 Things We Absolutely Can’t Wait to Do

There's no shortage of reasons to be excited about the upcoming action RPG.

Final Fantasy 16’s Eikon Abilities Shown off by Director and Combat Director in New Video

Final Fantasy 16’s Eikon Abilities Shown off by Director and Combat Director in New Video

Final Fantasy 16's director and combat director have revealed details about some of the game's Eikon Abilities in a new video.

Final Fantasy 16 Doesn’t Have a Single Main Theme – Composer

Final Fantasy 16 Doesn’t Have a Single Main Theme – Composer

Final Fantasy 16 composer Masayoshi Soken states that there are so many characers with their own themes that picking a single song as the title theme for the game is difficult.

Final Fantasy 16 Looks Determined to Avoid Final Fantasy 15’s Biggest Mistakes

Final Fantasy 16 Looks Determined to Avoid Final Fantasy 15’s Biggest Mistakes

Final Fantasy 16's development team looks determined to avoid the mistakes made by their predecessors.

Final Fantasy 16 Pre-orders Tracking Behind Final Fantasy 15 – Rumor

Final Fantasy 16 Pre-orders Tracking Behind Final Fantasy 15 – Rumor

Square Enix is reportedly "panicking slightly" over the pre-order numbers for its action RPG, which is out on June 22nd for PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 – Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming RPG

Final Fantasy 16 – Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming RPG

Perhaps the biggest mainline Final Fantasy title to date launches on June 22nd. Here's what you need to know before buying in.

Final Fantasy 16 Gameplay Showcases Liquid Flame Boss Battle

Final Fantasy 16 Gameplay Showcases Liquid Flame Boss Battle

The seven-minute gameplay video sees Clive and Torgal taking on the boss, which can transform into different flame creatures.

Final Fantasy 16’s Mature Rating “Allows Us to Tell the Story the Way We Want to Tell it”- Developer

Final Fantasy 16’s Mature Rating “Allows Us to Tell the Story the Way We Want to Tell it”- Developer

"We wanted to create something that was based in reality, that felt really real, and talk about complex and violent themes such as war," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Listing Pops up on the PlayStation Store

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Listing Pops up on the PlayStation Store

Though it can't yet be downloaded, a demo for the action RPG has appeared on the PlayStation Store ahead of its full release later this month.

Final Fantasy 16 Developer Will “Consider” Doing DLC if it Receives “Positive Feedback”

Final Fantasy 16 Developer Will “Consider” Doing DLC if it Receives “Positive Feedback”

Though Final Fantasy 16 has been developed as a completely self-sufficient story, it might receive DLC depending on reception from fans.

Final Fantasy 16 Developer Will “Work on the PC Version Carefully” After PS5 Launch

Final Fantasy 16 Developer Will “Work on the PC Version Carefully” After PS5 Launch

Although producer Naoki Yoshida has previously said that it's unlikely to release for the platform as soon as its 6-month PS5 exclusivity window is up.

Final Fantasy 16 Developer Changed UI After Feedback, Later Reverted it Back

Final Fantasy 16 Developer Changed UI After Feedback, Later Reverted it Back

Producer Naoki Yoshida found that the changed UI "blended too much with what was going on, and it became difficult to see."

Final Fantasy 16 Was Also Planned to Release on PS4, Would Have Needed 1-2 More Years

Final Fantasy 16 Was Also Planned to Release on PS4, Would Have Needed 1-2 More Years

Producer Naoki Yoshida didn't want to extend development time and so made the decision to focus only on a PS5 release.

Final Fantasy 16 Won’t Feature Boats or Airships as Means of Traversal

Final Fantasy 16 Won’t Feature Boats or Airships as Means of Traversal

Travelling around the world will mostly be done through fast travel, while traversal methods will include walking and riding Chocobos.

Final Fantasy 16 – New Game+, Final Fantasy and Ultimaniac Modes, and Chronolith Trials Detailed

Final Fantasy 16 – New Game+, Final Fantasy and Ultimaniac Modes, and Chronolith Trials Detailed

Final Fantasy Mode offers a tougher difficulty for New Game+, while Ultimaniac increases that even further for Arcade Mode.

Final Fantasy 16 Launch Trailer Sets up a Tale of Epic Proportions

Final Fantasy 16 Launch Trailer Sets up a Tale of Epic Proportions

Square Enix's highly anticipated action RPG launches exclusively for the PS5 in less than a month's time.

Final Fantasy 16’s PlayStation Deal Offer Was Better for the Project Than Xbox’s, Producer Says

Final Fantasy 16’s PlayStation Deal Offer Was Better for the Project Than Xbox’s, Producer Says

Sony also provided valuable development support for the action RPG, producer Naoki Yoshida says.

Final Fantasy 16 is a “One-off Game”, No Plans for DLC, Says Producer

Final Fantasy 16 is a “One-off Game”, No Plans for DLC, Says Producer

"First, we want to see if Valisthea and Clive are really things players want to see more of and then make that decision,” says Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16’s Eikon Battles Are Inspired by Older God of War Games, Developer Says

Final Fantasy 16’s Eikon Battles Are Inspired by Older God of War Games, Developer Says

"We really looked deeply at the God of War games, looking at all the leaves on the trees and comparing them to what we have to make sure what we have is hopefully better than what they have," says art...

Final Fantasy 16’s Demo Will be Roughly a Couple of Hours Long

Final Fantasy 16’s Demo Will be Roughly a Couple of Hours Long

Square Enix has previously confirmed that the action RPG will receive a demo shortly before its late June release.

Final Fantasy 16 Won’t Have a Day One Patch

Final Fantasy 16 Won’t Have a Day One Patch

Director Hiroshi Takai is confident in the final build and also empathises with those who don't have internet access for a patch.

Final Fantasy 16 Tells “a Complete Story”, Doesn’t Make “the Same Mistakes as Final Fantasy 15”

Final Fantasy 16 Tells “a Complete Story”, Doesn’t Make “the Same Mistakes as Final Fantasy 15”

"We were going to focus on telling a complete story from beginning to end and not make those same mistakes as FF15 did," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says Square Enix Could Ditch Numbered Entries

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says Square Enix Could Ditch Numbered Entries

It's "actually something that I’ve discussed with the higher-ups," says Yoshida. "Maybe it’s about time we removed the numbers from the title."

Final Fantasy 16 – Prologue, Rosalith, Fafnir Battle, Exploration, and More Revealed in New Gameplay

Final Fantasy 16 – Prologue, Rosalith, Fafnir Battle, Exploration, and More Revealed in New Gameplay

Various publications went hands-on with the game's first three hours, delving into Clive's backstory, how he meets Cid and much more.

Final Fantasy XVI vs Final Fantasy XV – 15 Changes You Need To Know About

Final Fantasy XVI vs Final Fantasy XV – 15 Changes You Need To Know About

The next mainline title in Square Enix's legendary RPG series arrives in June, but how does it differ from its predecessor? Find out here.

Why Final Fantasy 16 is Going to be Worth the Long Wait

Why Final Fantasy 16 is Going to be Worth the Long Wait

Square Enix's upcoming action RPG is looking like it'll stand out even in a year as packed as 2023.

Final Fantasy 16 – Party Members, Torgal, and Story Focused Mode Showcased in New Trailers

Final Fantasy 16 – Party Members, Torgal, and Story Focused Mode Showcased in New Trailers

Check out how Cidolfus and Jill assist Clive in combat, the different commands Torgal can use and much more in new gameplay.

Final Fantasy 16 PS5 Bundle, Limited Edition DualSense, and PS5 Cover Announced

Final Fantasy 16 PS5 Bundle, Limited Edition DualSense, and PS5 Cover Announced

Final Fantasy 16 is getting a PS5 bundle, while Japanese players will also get limited edition PS5 covers and DualSense controllers.

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 Brand New Things We Learned About It

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 Brand New Things We Learned About It

Here's everything we learned from Final Fantasy 16's recent massive gameplay showing.

Final Fantasy 16 Pre-Launch Celebration Announced for June 11th

Final Fantasy 16 Pre-Launch Celebration Announced for June 11th

Taking place in Los Angeles, the celebration will be live-streamed. The action RPG launches on June 22nd, exclusively for PS5.

Final Fantasy 16’s Theme Song “Moongazing” Showcased in First Teaser

Final Fantasy 16’s Theme Song “Moongazing” Showcased in First Teaser

The theme song is performed by artist Kenshi Yonezu, popularly known for tracks in anime like Chainsaw Man and My Hero Academia.

Final Fantasy 16 – Combat, Cid’s Hideaway and Epic Eikon Battles Revealed in New State of Play

Final Fantasy 16 – Combat, Cid’s Hideaway and Epic Eikon Battles Revealed in New State of Play

The 25-minute plus showcase reveals incredible combat sequences and environments ahead of the game's June 22nd release on PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 State of Play Set for April 13

Final Fantasy 16 State of Play Set for April 13

Square Enix and Sony will show off over 20 minutes of gameplay footage, showcasing more of the world, combat, and more.

Final Fantasy 16’s Structure is Similar to Final Fantasy 10 and 12, World Map Explained

Final Fantasy 16’s Structure is Similar to Final Fantasy 10 and 12, World Map Explained

As players unlock new locations, they can visit them at any time. Some will even have brand-new side quests, hunts, and more.

Final Fantasy 16 Has Officially Gone Gold

Final Fantasy 16 Has Officially Gone Gold

The highly anticipated action RPG has wrapped up development ahead of its launch in June, Square Enix has confirmed.

Final Fantasy 16’s Visuals are Only Possible Thanks to PS5’s Memory and SSD, Director Says

Final Fantasy 16’s Visuals are Only Possible Thanks to PS5’s Memory and SSD, Director Says

The DualSense is also supported, with adaptive triggers used when opening heavy doors and haptic feedback creating "subtle vibrations."

Final Fantasy 16 Will Feature 4K/30 FPS and 1440p/60 FPS Modes

Final Fantasy 16 Will Feature 4K/30 FPS and 1440p/60 FPS Modes

Producer Naoki Yoshida has revealed details on what players can look forward to from the RPG's Quality and Performance modes.

Final Fantasy 16 – Raw Gameplay, Vendors, New Eikon Battles and More Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 – Raw Gameplay, Vendors, New Eikon Battles and More Revealed

Various Eikon battles, including a shoot 'em up stage, are showcased in extensive new gameplay footage at PAX East 2023.

Final Fantasy 16 – Story, Combat, Eikonic Abilities and More Showcased in New Gameplay

Final Fantasy 16 – Story, Combat, Eikonic Abilities and More Showcased in New Gameplay

Slice foes to pieces with Odin's Zantetsuken or unleash a rain of projectiles with Bahamut's Megaflare in the upcoming action RPG.

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Showcases the World of Valisthea

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Showcases the World of Valisthea

Lava-filled caverns, ancient ruins, vast plains, burned-out towns, and more await fans on June 22nd when it launches for PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 Might be a Current-Gen Exclusive, but You’ll Still be Squeezing Through Gaps

Final Fantasy 16 Might be a Current-Gen Exclusive, but You’ll Still be Squeezing Through Gaps

Squeezing through gaps while the game loads in the next area isn't something that's going to go away anytime soon.

Final Fantasy 16 Combat Clip Showcases Combination Attacks with Torgal

Final Fantasy 16 Combat Clip Showcases Combination Attacks with Torgal

Along with setting up his wolf companion for attacks, Clive and Torgal can extend and finish each other's combos in several ways.

Final Fantasy 16 is Not Running on Luminous or Unreal Engine

Final Fantasy 16 is Not Running on Luminous or Unreal Engine

Square Enix has refused to divulge the engine powering its upcoming action RPG, which launches on June 22nd exclusively for PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 Received Development Support from Sony

Final Fantasy 16 Received Development Support from Sony

Producer Naoki Yoshida confirms that Sony's development support on the RPG was one of the factors responsible for its timed exclusivity deal.

10 New Things We’ve Learned About Final Fantasy 16

10 New Things We’ve Learned About Final Fantasy 16

Several new details have emerged on Square Enix's upcoming RPG.

Final Fantasy 16 Features Arcade-Style Mode With High Scores in Second Playthrough

Final Fantasy 16 Features Arcade-Style Mode With High Scores in Second Playthrough

The developer throws "down the gauntlet" and offers "a challenge that is "above and beyond what you see in Devil May Cry 5."

Final Fantasy 16 Devs Explain Why it isn’t Cross-Gen

Final Fantasy 16 Devs Explain Why it isn’t Cross-Gen

"If we didn't have the memory and the transfer speed of the SSD that the PS5 has, we would still be in development right now," says combat director Ryoto Suzuki.

Final Fantasy 16 Has Four Large Zones, but No Optional Dungeons

Final Fantasy 16 Has Four Large Zones, but No Optional Dungeons

"We didn't create any [hidden dungeons or maps] because we wanted players to focus more on the main scenario and not have this feeling that you have to go to this area and clear this area," says game ...

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Will Release Roughly Two Weeks Before Launch and Allow Save Data Transfer

Final Fantasy 16 Demo Will Release Roughly Two Weeks Before Launch and Allow Save Data Transfer

Producer Naoki Yoshida has confirmed that the upcoming RPG's demo will let players carry over their progress into the full game.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Feature an Active Time Lore System with “Hundreds” of Lore Entries

Final Fantasy 16 Will Feature an Active Time Lore System with “Hundreds” of Lore Entries

"We have hundreds of entries available, but players can also choose to ignore them and enjoy the game without feeling bogged down," says localization director Michael-Christopher Koji Fox.

Final Fantasy 16 Won’t Have Multiple Difficulty Options

Final Fantasy 16 Won’t Have Multiple Difficulty Options

Instead, accessibility settings will be provided through in-game items known as Timely accessories, which will enable to separate modes.

Final Fantasy 16’s New Game Plus Mode Will Feature Changed Enemy Placements, Entirely New Battles

Final Fantasy 16’s New Game Plus Mode Will Feature Changed Enemy Placements, Entirely New Battles

Those who want to do a repeat playthrough of the RPG with a great level of challenge will have the option to do so.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Would Like to Release a PC Version

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Would Like to Release a PC Version

However, it won't release after the six-month exclusivity window for PS5 since optimization will take time, as per Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 Has Over 11 Hours of Cinematic Cutscenes

Final Fantasy 16 Has Over 11 Hours of Cinematic Cutscenes

These are just for the main scenario and are "seamlessly interwoven into the game experience, playing in-engine in real-time."

Final Fantasy 16 is on Track for June Release; 4K and Frame Rate Modes Confirmed

Final Fantasy 16 is on Track for June Release; 4K and Frame Rate Modes Confirmed

Producer Naoki Yoshida doesn't anticipate delays, barring catastrophes like a "meteor hitting our headquarters in Japan."

Final Fantasy 16 – Extensive Gameplay Showcases Dungeon, Combat, Garuda Battle, and Much More

Final Fantasy 16 – Extensive Gameplay Showcases Dungeon, Combat, Garuda Battle, and Much More

Over 45 minutes of new gameplay is available, showcasing how boss battles, combat and support accessories work in the upcoming RPG.

Final Fantasy 16 Previews Might be Dropping Soon – Rumour

Final Fantasy 16 Previews Might be Dropping Soon – Rumour

Square Enix's highly anticipated RPG might be gearing up to reveal new details soon, ahead of its launch in June.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Nintendo's upcoming Switch megaton maintains a healthy lead on top of the weekly charts, with Square Enix's RPG following behind in second place.

Final Fantasy 16 Kicks off Retail Marketing in Japan

Final Fantasy 16 Kicks off Retail Marketing in Japan

Proper marketing for Square Enix's highly anticipated RPG has kicked off at Japanese retail ahead of its launch in June.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Addresses Reports of PC Version

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Addresses Reports of PC Version

"Nobody said a word about a PC version releasing," says Naoki Yoshida before adding, "don't worry about that, buy a PS5!"

Final Fantasy 16 Rated Mature 17+ by ESRB

Final Fantasy 16 Rated Mature 17+ by ESRB

Dismemberment, torture, strong language, and much more can be expected from the RPG when it launches on June 22nd, 2023.

Final Fantasy 16 is Back on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Back on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom drops down to second place, with Square Enix's upcoming RPG retaking the No. 1 spot.

Final Fantasy 16 – Core English Cast Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 – Core English Cast Revealed

Final Fantasy 16's English cast will include the likes of Ben Starr, Logan Hannan, Susannah Fielding, and more in central roles.

Final Fantasy 16 – Companion Characters, Modes, Eikonic Powers, and More Detailed

Final Fantasy 16 – Companion Characters, Modes, Eikonic Powers, and More Detailed

Companion characters cannot be issued direct commands, but they will often fight alongside Clive in battles of their own accord.

Final Fantasy 16 Launches on June 22, 2023

Final Fantasy 16 Launches on June 22, 2023

Final Fantasy 16's newest trailer sets up a dark, dramatic tale of revenge, while also showing off the game's flashy combat, summons, and more.

Final Fantasy 16 to Launch on June 22, 2023 – Rumour

Final Fantasy 16 to Launch on June 22, 2023 – Rumour

A prominent leaker seems to be suggesting (in rather cryptic fashion) that an imminent announcement will set a June 2023 launch for the RPG.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Naoki Yoshida is Bringing “a Very Special Live Presentation” to The Game Awards

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Naoki Yoshida is Bringing “a Very Special Live Presentation” to The Game Awards

Producer and host Geoff Keighley has revealed that Square Enix's Naoki Yoshida will be attending the show for "a very special live presentation."

Final Fantasy 16 Rated in Brazil Ahead of Potential Release Date Announcement

Final Fantasy 16 Rated in Brazil Ahead of Potential Release Date Announcement

Square Enic previously said that Final Fantasy 16 is nearing the end of development, with a release date announcement likely coming before the end of the year.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Final Fantasy 16 Lead Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Final Fantasy 16 Lead Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

In a largely unchanged top 10, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Final Fantasy 16 rank high in the Famitsu charts again.

Final Fantasy 16 Pre-Orders Will Go Live in December, New Trailer Coming Soon – Rumour

Final Fantasy 16 Pre-Orders Will Go Live in December, New Trailer Coming Soon – Rumour

A new report has claimed that Square Enix will be showing off a new trailer for Final Fantasy 16 either on December 7 or 8, which will also likely reveal the game's release date.

Final Fantasy 16 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Rank High in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Rank High in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Both games have ranked high in Famitsu's latest weekly charts for the most highly anticipated upcoming games.

10 New Things We’ve Learned About Final Fantasy 16

10 New Things We’ve Learned About Final Fantasy 16

Several new details have emerged on Square Enix's highly-anticipated RPG.

Final Fantasy 16 Will be Exclusive to PS5 for 6 Months

Final Fantasy 16 Will be Exclusive to PS5 for 6 Months

A new PlayStation 5 ad has revealed that Square Enix's upcoming RPG Final Fantasy 16's exclusivity period will end 6 months after its launch.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Receive a Demo Shortly Before Launch

Final Fantasy 16 Will Receive a Demo Shortly Before Launch

Square Enix says that it intends to release a trial version of its upcoming PS5 RPG, and it'll happen not long before the game's full launch.

Final Fantasy 16 Main Story Requires 35-40 Hours to Complete

Final Fantasy 16 Main Story Requires 35-40 Hours to Complete

Director Hiroshi Takai also promises "plenty of optional content" throughout the story, bringing total playtime to the "70-hour mark or so."

Overwatch 2 Will Add New Hero Ramattra on December 6

Overwatch 2 Will Add New Hero Ramattra on December 6

Blizzard Entertainment has unveiled the shooter's next hero, Ramattra, and revealed the former war hero's origin story in a new trailer.

Final Fantasy 16 is No. 1 Again in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is No. 1 Again in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Last week's No. 1 game, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, drops back down to second place as Square Enix's RPG retakes the lead.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Have New Game Plus and Hard Difficulty Mode

Final Fantasy 16 Will Have New Game Plus and Hard Difficulty Mode

Upon completing the story once, players can carry over equipment, abilities, and levels into a new playthrough with tougher enemies.

Final Fantasy 16’s Development is “About 95%” Done, Release Date Announcement Likely Coming “Later This Year”

Final Fantasy 16’s Development is “About 95%” Done, Release Date Announcement Likely Coming “Later This Year”

"The current situation is that we play through the game day by day, tweak the rough parts, and brush up the parts that have flaws in performance or drawing," says director Hiroshi Takai.

Final Fantasy 16 Features a “Prominent Female Protagonist,” Moogles Confirmed

Final Fantasy 16 Features a “Prominent Female Protagonist,” Moogles Confirmed

This character is "Strong, yet flawed. Brave, yet full of doubt," and her relationship with Clive affects him throughout the story.

Final Fantasy 16 Has “Lots of Side Stories” Throughout the Main Narrative – Director

Final Fantasy 16 Has “Lots of Side Stories” Throughout the Main Narrative – Director

There are a variety of activities like resource gathering, Elite Marks to hunt, and "situations" where Clive must fight without Eikon powers.

Final Fantasy Series Crosses 173 Million Global Shipments and Digital Sales

Final Fantasy Series Crosses 173 Million Global Shipments and Digital Sales

The Final Fantasy 7 series has sold 13.9 million physical and digital units since the first game launched in 1997 for the PS1.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again, Bayonetta 3 Climbs to No. 2

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again, Bayonetta 3 Climbs to No. 2

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, which was last week's No. 2, has fallen down to the fourth spot in the latest charts.

Final Fantasy 16 – Dominants of Odin and Bahamut Receive New Details and Screenshots

Final Fantasy 16 – Dominants of Odin and Bahamut Receive New Details and Screenshots

Barnabas Tharmr rose through the ranks in Waloed and is skilled with a blade. Dion Lesage is the crown prince of Sanbreque and leads the dragoons.

Final Fantasy 16 Development Has “Entered the Home Stretch” – Square Enix

Final Fantasy 16 Development Has “Entered the Home Stretch” – Square Enix

The development team is focused on "debugging, tweaking, polishing, and optimization" en route to its Summer 2023 release.

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Showcases Various Kingdoms, Boss Fights, and Much More

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Showcases Various Kingdoms, Boss Fights, and Much More

The world is dying, and its various kingdoms, outlined in the new trailer, go to war to claim the "fading light" of the Crystals.

Final Fantasy 16 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

For the first time in a while, the majority of the games in the newest weekly top 10 are upcoming PS5 titles rather than the Switch.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 1 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 1 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Square Enix's upcoming RPG holds a healthy lead in the top spot, while upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusives Bayonetta 3 slots in at second place.

Final Fantasy 16 is Getting a New Trailer This Month, Producer Reiterates

Final Fantasy 16 is Getting a New Trailer This Month, Producer Reiterates

Final Fantasy 16 producer Naoki Yoshida has confirmed once more that a new trailer for the upcoming RPG will be coming soon.

Final Fantasy 16 Climbs Back to Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Climbs Back to Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Meanwhile, fellow upcoming Final Fantasy title, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, has also climbed up to the No. 6 spot in the latest charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Takes 2nd Place in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Takes 2nd Place in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

It's a Switch-dominated top 10 in Famitsu's weekly charts again, though a couple other notable PS5 titles are also featured.

Final Fantasy 16 is Probably Getting a New Trailer Next Month

Final Fantasy 16 is Probably Getting a New Trailer Next Month

Producer Naoki Yoshida confirms that a new trailer for the RPG will likely arrive in October, followed by information on its launch date.

Final Fantasy 16 Retains Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Retains Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

The PS5 RPG retook the top spot in Famitsu's charts for the most highly anticipated games a couple weeks ago, and has held on to that position.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says the Series is “Struggling to Adapt to Industry Trends”

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says the Series is “Struggling to Adapt to Industry Trends”

"All we can really do is create multiple games, and continue creating the best that we can at any given time," says Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 Reclaims No. 1 Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Reclaims No. 1 Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Square Enix's upcoming RPG is back on top of the charts, with Switch exclusive Splatoon 3 taking second place.

Final Fantasy 16 Falls Back Down to No. 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Falls Back Down to No. 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

After reclaiming the top spot a couple of weeks ago, Final Fantasy 16 has been pushed back down, with Splatoon 3 now occupying the pole position.

Final Fantasy 16 Sticks to Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Sticks to Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Meanwhile, Splatoon 3 is still in second place, while fellow upcoming first party Switch exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles3 climbs back up to No. 3.

Final Fantasy 16 is Back on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Back on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Square Enix's upcoming RPG has climbed back into pole position, with Splatoon 3 falling down to second place.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Explains Why the Game Has Action Combat Over Turn-Based Combat

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Explains Why the Game Has Action Combat Over Turn-Based Combat

Producer Naoki Yoshida talks about how video game technology has moved towards featuring real-time action, and why the studio decided that it was the right call over turn-based action.

Final Fantasy 16 With an Open-World Would Have Taken Nearly 15 Years to Make – Producer

Final Fantasy 16 With an Open-World Would Have Taken Nearly 15 Years to Make – Producer

With its main aims in mind, producer Naoki Yoshida says it's "almost impossible in terms of time and cost to create a global story within an open world."

Final Fantasy 16 Beaten to No. 1 by Splatoon 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Beaten to No. 1 by Splatoon 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

For the fourth week running, Nintendo's upcoming colourful shooter has topped Famitsu's most wanted charts, with Final Fantasy 16 settling for second place.

Final Fantasy 16 Moves up to Second Place in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Moves up to Second Place in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Square Enix's upcoming RPG has swapped places with the Nintendo Switch's Xenoblade Chronicles 3, while Splatoon 3 hangs on to the top spot.

Final Fantasy 16 – Story Focus Mode and Wearable Assists Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 – Story Focus Mode and Wearable Assists Revealed

Story Focus Mode is meant for less action-savvy players and allows for modifying combat - like easier blocking and combos - with special equipment.

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 New Things You Need to Know

Final Fantasy 16 – 10 New Things You Need to Know

Square Enix's next entry in the Final Fantasy series keeps looking better and better. Here's everything new that you need to know.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

The upcoming PS5 RPG is beaten to the charts' top spot by upcoming Switch exclusive duo Splatoon 3 and Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

Final Fantasy 16’s English Audio Features Only British Accents for Authenticity’s Sake, Developer Says

Final Fantasy 16’s English Audio Features Only British Accents for Authenticity’s Sake, Developer Says

Producer Naoki Yoshida says the decision was made to authentically portray a medieval European fantasy setting.

Final Fantasy 16 Will be the First Numbered Entry in the Series with a Mature Rating

Final Fantasy 16 Will be the First Numbered Entry in the Series with a Mature Rating

"We felt it was necessary to allow us to explore those more mature themes that the game tackles," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Have “Richer Graphics” and “Super-Fast Loading Times” Thanks to PS5 Hardware

Final Fantasy 16 Will Have “Richer Graphics” and “Super-Fast Loading Times” Thanks to PS5 Hardware

"It’s only thanks to the power of the PlayStation 5 system that we can make Final Fantasy 16 the roller-coaster ride that it is," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 – Eikon Abilities, Customization, Free Respecs, and More Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 – Eikon Abilities, Customization, Free Respecs, and More Revealed

Players can earn points and unlock new Eikon abilities for regular battles. Abilities can be upgraded to become more powerful.

Final Fantasy 16 – Some Eikon Battles Include 3D Shooter Elements, Pro Wrestling, and More

Final Fantasy 16 – Some Eikon Battles Include 3D Shooter Elements, Pro Wrestling, and More

The battle with Titan in the recent trailer is "only about maybe a 20th of what you get to experience," says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 – Kingdom Hearts Team Contributed to Combat and Boss Battles, New Trailer Coming This Fall

Final Fantasy 16 – Kingdom Hearts Team Contributed to Combat and Boss Battles, New Trailer Coming This Fall

Producer Naoki Yoshida says that battles in the upcoming RPG are "in some ways a culmination of the company’s past experiences.”

Final Fantasy 16 is Not Open-World, Offers a “Truly ‘Global’ Scale” – Yoshida

Final Fantasy 16 is Not Open-World, Offers a “Truly ‘Global’ Scale” – Yoshida

Square Enix's upcoming action RPG, which releases next year for PS5, does take inspiration from "recent triple-A open-world RPGs."

Final Fantasy 16 Will Have AI-Controlled Party Members, Eikon Battles Further Detailed

Final Fantasy 16 Will Have AI-Controlled Party Members, Eikon Battles Further Detailed

Though there will be "Easter eggs", fans won't find as many "tributes" to the previous games as in Final Fantasy 14, says producer Naoki Yoshida.

Final Fantasy 16 – More Story and World Details Coming This Fall

Final Fantasy 16 – More Story and World Details Coming This Fall

Producer Naoki Yoshida also teases a "comprehensive support system in place for players who aren’t too confident with action games."

Final Fantasy 16 Drops Down to No. 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Drops Down to No. 3 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 remains in second place, while Splatoon 3 leapfrogs both RPGs to jump straight to the top spot.

8 New Things We’ve Learned About Final Fantasy 16

8 New Things We’ve Learned About Final Fantasy 16

Square Enix has started pulling back the curtain on its upcoming PS5 RPG- here's everything new that we've learned about it.

Final Fantasy 16 and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Two major upcoming RPGs are on top of the weekly charts, but once again, it's Final Fantasy 16 that takes the pole position.

Final Fantasy 16 Website Updated With Details About its Setting and Characters

Final Fantasy 16 Website Updated With Details About its Setting and Characters

The Final Fantasy 16 website has been updated, adding a lot of new details about the world, its magic, and its characters.

Final Fantasy 16 Development Team Detailed, New Screenshots Released

Final Fantasy 16 Development Team Detailed, New Screenshots Released

Square Enix has revealed who the leads in Final Fantasy 16's development team are, including its main director, creative director, and more.

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Showcases Combat and Eikons, Launching Summer 2023

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Showcases Combat and Eikons, Launching Summer 2023

Square Enix also confirms that the highly anticipated PS5 RPG has "entered the final leg of development", with the development team "focusing on polish."

Final Fantasy 16 Retains Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Retains Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

The PS5 RPG maintains a healthy lead on top of the weekly charts, but the rest of the top 10 is once again dominated by upcoming Switch titles.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Square Enix's upcoming RPG has topped the weekly charts yet again, maintaining a healthy lead over Splatoon 3, the game placed second.

Forspoken Could be Delayed Again if Square Enix Can Release Final Fantasy 16 First – Rumor

Forspoken Could be Delayed Again if Square Enix Can Release Final Fantasy 16 First – Rumor

Based on whether Square Enix can get Final Fantasy 16 ready for this year, it may push Forspoken back again, as per XboxEra's Nick Baker.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again, Surprising No One

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again, Surprising No One

Though the PS5 exclusive RPG takes the top spot, every other game in the top 10 is an upcoming Nintendo Switch release.

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Will Drop Soon, Development is Almost Finished

Final Fantasy 16 Trailer Will Drop Soon, Development is Almost Finished

Producer Naoki Yoshida says Final Fantasy 16's new trailer had to be internally delayed, but will be dropping soon, with the game's development itself also nearly finished.

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the No. 1 Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the No. 1 Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 remains unmoved on top of the most wanted charts, while the PS5 version of Pragmata re-enters the top 10.

Final Fantasy 16 is in the Final Stage of Development – Yoshida

Final Fantasy 16 is in the Final Stage of Development – Yoshida

Producer Naoki Yoshida reportedly said in the recent Uniqlo magazine that the story has become one with "quite a lot of depth."

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Meanwhile, Pokemon Scarlet and Violent come in at the tail end of what's a very Nintendo Switch-dominated top 10.

Final Fantasy 16 – 8 Things We Don’t Want

Final Fantasy 16 – 8 Things We Don’t Want

When the PS5 RPG finally launches, hopefully, it'll avoid these pitfalls.

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 maintains its lead on top of the weekly charts, in an otherwise Nintendo Switch-dominated top 10.

Final Fantasy 14 Patch 6.1 is Now Available; Adds Duty Support System, New Quests, Trials, and More

Final Fantasy 14 Patch 6.1 is Now Available; Adds Duty Support System, New Quests, Trials, and More

Future content includes side quests starring Tataru, a new Ultimate Duty with "Dragonsong's Reprise" and Data Center Travel.

Final Fantasy 16 Maintains a Healthy Lead on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Maintains a Healthy Lead on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Square Enix's upcoming PS5 exclusive RPG is on top of Famitsu's weekly charts for the most highly anticipated upcoming games once more.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 1 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 1 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and the PS5 version of Capcom's Pragmata are the only non-Switch upcoming releases in this week's top 10.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Meanwhile, fellow upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusives LIVE A LIVE and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 have both entered the top 10.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Square Enix's upcoming PS5 RPG tops Famitsu's most wanted charts yet again, but the rest of the top 10 is largely dominated by upcoming Switch releases.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 1 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still No. 1 in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

It's a largely Switch-dominated top 10 again in the newest weekly charts, though the upcoming PS5-exclusice RPG tops proceedings again.

Final Fantasy 16 Retakes the Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Retakes the Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Though it fell down to second place in last week's charts, the upcoming PS5 RPG has once again reclaimed its throne.

Final Fantasy 16 Finally Loses the Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Finally Loses the Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's upcoming sequel has grabbed the top spot in Famitsu's latest most wanted charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Square Enix's upcoming PS5 RPG continues to top the charts, while Dragon Quest 10 Offline moves up to second place.

Final Fantasy 16, Bayonetta 3 Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16, Bayonetta 3 Top Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Meanwhile, FromSoftware's upcoming action RPG Elden Ring climbs into the charts in an otherwise largely Switch-dominated top 10.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Unsurprisingly, Square Enix's upcoming PS5 RPG has once again topped Famitsu's charts for the most highly anticipated games.

Final Fantasy 16 Hangs on to Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Hangs on to Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 remains in the top spot amidst plenty of shuffling in the top 10, with Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak coming in at #10.

Final Fantasy 16 Has Topped the Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 Has Topped the Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

There has been some movement in the top 10 with games shuffling around, but Final Fantasy 16 has held on to the top spot.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

In a largely Switch-dominated top 10, Square Enix's upcoming PS5 RPG has once again topped proceedings, like several previous weeks.

Square Enix Hasn’t Revealed Next PS5 Title Due to it Potentially Diverting Focus From Final Fantasy 16 – Rumor

Square Enix Hasn’t Revealed Next PS5 Title Due to it Potentially Diverting Focus From Final Fantasy 16 – Rumor

Final Fantasy 16 is seemingly the "main focus right now.". Also, the unannounced title isn't Dragon Quest, Kingdom Hearts or another Final Fantasy game.

Mainline Final Fantasy Games Likely Won’t Launch for Xbox Series X/S – Rumour

Mainline Final Fantasy Games Likely Won’t Launch for Xbox Series X/S – Rumour

According to a journalist, Square Enix wants PlayStation to be the home of Final Fantasy this generation, though the company remains committed to PC as well.

Final Fantasy 16 Remains on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Remains on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

In an almost entirely unchanged top 10, Final Fantasy 16 claims the top spot once again, while a host of Switch games follow.

Final Fantasy 16 – “Next Big Reveal” Planned for Spring 2022

Final Fantasy 16 – “Next Big Reveal” Planned for Spring 2022

Producer Naoki Yoshida apologizes for the lack of updates in 2021, and explains that ongoing COVID-related complications have delayed the game's development "by almost a half year."

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Again

It's a largely unchanged top 10 in Famitsu's most wanted charts, with a number of Switch games claiming most of the spots.

Final Fantasy 16 is on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 is on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

In a top 10 dominated almost entirely by upcoming Nintendo Switch titles, PS5-exclusive Final Fantasy 16 tops proceedings.

Final Fantasy 16 Still Rules the Roost in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Still Rules the Roost in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Meanwhile, Bayonetta 3 hangs on to second place, while fellow upcoming Switch exclusive Splatoon 3 moves up to No. 3.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of the Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of the Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Meanwhile, upcoming Switch games dominate the rest of the top 10 again, with Kirby and the Forgotten Land breaking into the charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu Charts Yet Again

Meanwhile, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's unnamed sequel takes second place in a top 10 mostly dominated by Switch games.

Final Fantasy 16 is on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Once More

Final Fantasy 16 is on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Once More

Upcoming Nintendo Switch games dominate the top 10 again, with the PS5 version of Gran Turismo 7 being the only non-Switch title to break it into the charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Retakes Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Retakes Top Spot in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Shin Megami Tensei 5 drops back down to second place in a top 10 dominated almost entirely by upcoming Switch exclusives.

Final Fantasy 16 Drops to Second Place in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts as Shin Megami Tensei 5 Claims No. 1

Final Fantasy 16 Drops to Second Place in Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts as Shin Megami Tensei 5 Claims No. 1

After having spent several weeks running on top of Famitsu's Most Wanted charts, Final Fantasy 16 has been overtaken by Shin Megami Tensei 5.

Final Fantasy 16 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

The two upcoming RPGs are still on top of the weekly charts, with most of the rest of the top 10 being dominated by Switch releases.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

The vast majority of the rest of the top 10 is dominated by upcoming Switch releases, with the exception of PS5's Gran Turismo 7.

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Still on Top of Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

The upcoming PS5 RPG tops the charts, with a healthy lead over the game place second, Switch-exclusive Shin Megami Tensei 5.

Final Fantasy 16’s “Expansive” Skill Tree Will Allow for Greater Control Over Progression

Final Fantasy 16’s “Expansive” Skill Tree Will Allow for Greater Control Over Progression

Producer Naoki Yoshida says that even though players will be controlling a pre-defined protagonist, there will still be quite a bit of flexibility in terms of progression.

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the Top Spot in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the Top Spot in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Shin Megami Tensei 5 falls down to second place as Final Fantasy 16 grabs the top spot, with Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in third place.

Final Fantasy 16 Main Scenario is Complete, Side Quests Nearly Finished – Yoshida

Final Fantasy 16 Main Scenario is Complete, Side Quests Nearly Finished – Yoshida

Producer Naoki Yoshida also revealed that the character models are almost finished and the developer is focusing on overall polish.

Final Fantasy 16 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Once More

Final Fantasy 16 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Once More

The upcoming RPG duo occupies the top two spots in the charts for a third consecutive week, with most of the top 10 being otherwise dominated by Switch games.

Shin Megami Tensei 5 and Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Shin Megami Tensei 5 and Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

In a largely Switch dominated top 10, the two games that topped last week's charts rank high in this week's charts as well.

Final Fantasy 16 Devs Working Hard to Ensure They Deliver a Polished Product at Launch

Final Fantasy 16 Devs Working Hard to Ensure They Deliver a Polished Product at Launch

Producer Naoki Yoshida assures that the upcoming action RPG's development team will ensure that the game is as polished as possible at launch.

Final Fantasy 16 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and Shin Megami Tensei 5 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Shin Megami Tensei 5 claims the top spot in this week's charts, with Final Fantasy 16 and Tales of Arise following behind.

Final Fantasy 16 is Back in Second Place in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 is Back in Second Place in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Tales of Arise climbs back into first place, with the rest of the top 10 mostly being dominated by upcoming Switch games.

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the Top Spot in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Takes the Top Spot in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 has overtaken Tales of Arise in the Famitsu charts for the most highly anticipated upcoming games.

Final Fantasy 16, Tales of Arise Take the Top 2 Spots in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16, Tales of Arise Take the Top 2 Spots in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

The upcoming RPGs rule the roost once more, with the rest of the top 10 largely being dominated by a number of upcoming Switch exclusives.

Tales of Arise and Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Tales of Arise and Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

The RPG duo continues to dominate proceedings, with the rest of the top 10 largely being dominated by Nintendo Switch exclusives.

Final Fantasy 16 Performance Capture and Voice Recording is Prioritizing British English

Final Fantasy 16 Performance Capture and Voice Recording is Prioritizing British English

Producer Naoki Yoshida reveals that English voice recording and performance capture has progressed the most, with Japanese recording yet to begin.

Final Fantasy 16, Tales of Arise Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16, Tales of Arise Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

The two action RPGs are separated by just four votes, while the likes of Bayonetta 3, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Elden Ring rank in the top 10 as well.

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

And once again, Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG Tales of Arise tops the charts, with a lead of over 50 votes.

Final Fantasy 16 Might Not be Shown at TGS 2021, Producer Says

Final Fantasy 16 Might Not be Shown at TGS 2021, Producer Says

Though the game's scenarios are "set in stone" and its English voice recording almost finshed, producer Naoki Yoshida is still hesitant to show more of it just yet.

Tales of Arise and Final Fantasy 16 Are on Top of the Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Once More

Tales of Arise and Final Fantasy 16 Are on Top of the Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Once More

Meanwhile, the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild trails the pair in third place, with a gap of over a hundred votes from readers.

Tales of Arise, Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Tales of Arise, Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Meanwhile, Bayonetta 3 and the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild take the third and fourth spots respectively.

PlayStation Event Happening in “a Couple More Weeks” – Rumour

PlayStation Event Happening in “a Couple More Weeks” – Rumour

Known insider Navtra claims that Sony is preparing a dedicated event very soon, and suggests that Final Fantasy 16 might be present at the show.

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Meanwhile, Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG Tales of Arise once again takes the top spot, while Splatoon 3 breaks into the top 10.

Final Fantasy 16 and Tales of Arise Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and Tales of Arise Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Business as usual in the most wanted charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Trails behind Tales of Arise in the charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Claims Top Spot in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 Claims Top Spot in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Resident Evil Village and Tales of Arise receive quite a few votes as well.

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Tops Famitsu’s Most Wanted Charts

In Monster Hunter Rise's absence, Square Enix's upcoming megaton snags the top spot.

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Once More

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Once More

Business as usual in the latest weekly charts.

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Business as usual for the weekly Famitsu charts.

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

While Monster Hunter Rise tops the charts yet again.

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank in Top 5 of Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank in Top 5 of Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Yet Again

Monster Hunter Rise and Tales of Arise top the charts once more.

Final Fantasy 16 Will be Exclusive to PS5 “For a Limited Time”, As Per PlayStation Ad

Final Fantasy 16 Will be Exclusive to PS5 “For a Limited Time”, As Per PlayStation Ad

The upcoming RPG is currently announced only as a PS5 exclusive.

Monster Hunter Rise, Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Monster Hunter Rise, Final Fantasy 16 Top Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Tales of Arise and Resident Evil Village also ranked in the top 5.

Final Fantasy 16 and Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 and Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

And yes, Monster Hunter Rise tops the charts again.

Final Fantasy 16 is “Action-Oriented”, Will Support Less-Skilled Players – Report

Final Fantasy 16 is “Action-Oriented”, Will Support Less-Skilled Players – Report

The development team is also hard at work on the story.

Final Fantasy 16 and Resident Evil Village Rank in Top 5 of Weekly Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 and Resident Evil Village Rank in Top 5 of Weekly Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Monster Hunter Rise takes the top spot once more.

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says They Don’t Want To Raise Expectations By Talking About The Game Prematurely

Final Fantasy 16 Producer Says They Don’t Want To Raise Expectations By Talking About The Game Prematurely

Yoshida says they fear saying something half-baked.

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks in Top 3 of Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16 Ranks in Top 3 of Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Monster Hunter Rise and Tales of Arise take the top 2 once more.

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Rank High in Famitsu Most Wanted Charts Again

Final Fantasy 16 climbs up to second place.

Resident Evil Village and Final Fantasy 16 Ranked in Top 5 of Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Resident Evil Village and Final Fantasy 16 Ranked in Top 5 of Famitsu Most Wanted Charts

Monster Hunter Rise is still on top though.

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Ranked in Top 5 of Japanese Most Wanted Charts

Final Fantasy 16, Resident Evil Village Ranked in Top 5 of Japanese Most Wanted Charts

Monster Hunter Rise tops the charts once more.

Final Fantasy 16 – “Various Announcements” Coming in 2021

Final Fantasy 16 – “Various Announcements” Coming in 2021

You can also expect more announcements related to Final Fantasy 14.

10 Things We Want To See In Final Fantasy 16

10 Things We Want To See In Final Fantasy 16

Our biggest expectations from Final Fantasy's next mainline adventure.

Final Fantasy 16 Teaser Site Launches, First Character and World Details Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 Teaser Site Launches, First Character and World Details Revealed

Read more about the backstories for Joshua and Clive, along with the various realms of Valisthea.

Final Fantasy 16 Gets Some New Details On Story And Combat

Final Fantasy 16 Gets Some New Details On Story And Combat

A small bit of information on the how the combat works and the main protagonist.

Final Fantasy 16 Basic Development and Scenario Production is Completed

Final Fantasy 16 Basic Development and Scenario Production is Completed

The team continues to "create large-scale resources and build boss battles."

Final Fantasy 16 On PS5 – What Should Fans Expect From It?

Final Fantasy 16 On PS5 – What Should Fans Expect From It?

What does Final Fantasy 16's recent announcement tell us about what we should expect from the game?

Final Fantasy 16’s Visuals Will be Improved Before Launch, More Info Coming Next Month

Final Fantasy 16’s Visuals Will be Improved Before Launch, More Info Coming Next Month

An official teaser website with info on characters and the world will go live soon.

Final Fantasy 16 Has a Provisional Mature Rating

Final Fantasy 16 Has a Provisional Mature Rating

This would make it the first mainline Final Fantasy game to be rated M.

Final Fantasy 16 in Development for 4 Years, Coming Sooner Than Expected – Rumor

Final Fantasy 16 in Development for 4 Years, Coming Sooner Than Expected – Rumor

Square Enix's next big role-playing title is apparently closer than believed.

Final Fantasy 16 is PS5-Exclusive for 1 Year – Analyst

Final Fantasy 16 is PS5-Exclusive for 1 Year – Analyst

Piers Harding-Rolls notes that "timing and platform support is totally down to Square Enix's development efforts."

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Has “No Further Information” on Other Platform Releases

Final Fantasy 16 – Square Enix Has “No Further Information” on Other Platform Releases

The upcoming action RPG is exclusive to the PS5, for the time being.

Final Fantasy 16 – More Details Coming in 2021, Producer and Director Revealed

Final Fantasy 16 – More Details Coming in 2021, Producer and Director Revealed

Battles and cutscenes from the trailer confirmed to be running in real-time.

Final Fantasy 16 Announced, Coming to PS5 and PC

Final Fantasy 16 Announced, Coming to PS5 and PC

The single-player action RPG is exclusive to PlayStation.

Final Fantasy 16 Announcement “Closer Than Most People Would Think” – Rumour

Final Fantasy 16 Announcement “Closer Than Most People Would Think” – Rumour

Apparently, it will be exclusive to PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 – Naoki Yoshida Not Directing, Still in Charge of Final Fantasy 14

Final Fantasy 16 – Naoki Yoshida Not Directing, Still in Charge of Final Fantasy 14

The director/producer still has a few years left on the successful MMO.

Final Fantasy 16 Should Be More Fantasy Than Science Fiction, Final Fantasy 14 Director Feels

Final Fantasy 16 Should Be More Fantasy Than Science Fiction, Final Fantasy 14 Director Feels

Someone give this man a budget, because he seems to have all the right ideas.

Final Fantasy 16 Will Be More On The Action RPG Side, Says Final Fantasy 15’s Brand Manager

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