Video game fans of all ages worldwide are hotly anticipating various video games that are due to be launched in 2021. With this, here is a look at Square Enix Creative Business Unit III’s Final Fantasy XVI, one of the most eagerly awaited video games set to debut on various video game platforms next year.
Developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 5, Final Fantasy XVI, an upcoming action role-playing game, is the sixteenth title in the mainline Final Fantasy series.
Final Fantasy XVI is being produced by Naoki Yoshida and directed by Hiroshi Takai.
The game is set in the fictional land of Valisthea, a continent with six factions that is on the verge of conflict due to a spreading malady called the Blight.
Developer: Square Enix Creative Business Unit III
Publisher: Square Enix
Director: Hiroshi Takai
Producer: Naoki Yoshida
Series: Final Fantasy
Platforms: PlayStation 5
Genre: Action role-playing
Final Fantasy XVI is an action role-playing game set in the fantasy world of Valisthea, where the people live comfortably thanks to mountains of crystal called the Mothercrystals.
Valisthea is controlled by six factions: the Grand Duchy of Rosaria, the Holy Empire of Sanbreque, the Kingdom of Waloed, the Dhalmekian Republic, the Iron Kingdom, and the Crystalline Dominion.
A central part of the plot is Eikons, summoned monsters controlled by or manifesting through humans called Dominants.
The main cast includes Clive Rosfield, the firstborn son of the Archduke of Rosaria who embarks on a quest for revenge after tragic events involving the dark Eikon Ifrit; Joshua Rosfield, Clive’s younger brother, Dominant of the Eikon Phoenix, and heir apparent to Rosaria; and Jill Warrick, a woman from the fallen Northern Territories who is Clive and Joshua’s foster sister and confidant.
Gameplay has Clive fighting using a combination of melee-based sword attacks and magical abilities.
Thus far, here are few reactions of video game geeks to Final Fantasy XVI: