Square Enix Reportedly Unveiling PS5-Exclusive ‘Final Fantasy’ Game at E3
Square Enix is reportedly about to unveil a brand new Final Fantasy video game next month.
That’s according to industry insider and leaker Navtra, which has a history of revealing accurate information when it comes to PlayStation-related games. The user claimed in a ResetEra post on Friday, May 21 that the new Final Fantasy will be announced at E3 2021 and will be exclusive to PlayStation 5.
He is said to be part of a slew of Final Fantasy updates that will apparently be the focus of the event, as well as information on Final Fantasy XVI, Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade.
Navtra later stated in a follow-up post that Square Enix was also set to unveil a brand new cross-generation title from Eidos Interactive (now known as Square Enix Europe). But they also noted that the information should be taken “with a grain of salt” as they based the leaks on “knowledge of the games they have in development, how far along they are and their target release dates. “.
In a separate thread on Saturday May 22, Navtra claimed that the unannounced PS5 exclusive Final Fantasy game will be inspired by the popular dark souls, which spawned the “soul-like” subgenre. However, the user also noted that the next version “will not be [be] exactly what you imagine when you hear ‘Souls-like FF’”.
Square Enix originally revealed Final Fantasy XVI in September 2020 for PS5 and PC. The company later retracted its announcement for a PC release, noting that the game will be a timed exclusive on the PS5.
Meanwhile, Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergradean enchanted and expanded 2020s version Final Fantasy VII Remakeis due out on June 10. The new edition of the game will also include the exclusive PS5 expansion Episode intermission and feature the character Yuffie Kisaragi.