Published On: Tue, Mar 26th, 2019

Final Fantasy XIV Director Still Wants The Game On Switch, Talks With Nintendo Are Ongoing


The Switch has turn a tiny breakwater for Final Fantasy fans in new times; Final Fantasy IX launched usually final month, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age and Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster both arrive in April, and Final Fantasy VII usually so happens to be rising today. One diversion that hasn’t done a burst usually yet, though, is Final Fantasy XIV.

Originally expelled behind in 2010, XIV is a massively multiplayer online role-playing diversion (or MMORPG) now usually accessible on PlayStation and PC. Naoki Yoshida, a game’s director, has been articulate about removing a diversion using on Switch given approach behind in 2015 when a console was still famous as ‘NX’.

In 2017, he reliable that conversations were ongoing with other height holders – including Nintendo – though also remarkable a need for a diversion to have loyal cross-platform capabilities for all players before any swell could be made. Now, in an talk with GameSpot, Yoshida seems to advise that those really conversations are still holding place, even after all this time.

“Talks with platform-holders has been going on. The elemental truth with Final Fantasy XIV is we wish it on labels with cross-platform play with any devices, hardware possible. So as prolonged as a regulations with a reflection hardware companies … we can indeed pass that, afterwards a possibility, a probability is utterly high [of Final Fantasy XIV entrance to Xbox and Nintendo systems].

“So we are articulate with Nintendo, Microsoft, and Google, of course; we can't contend anything during a impulse since we are still in negotiations, though once we have sum we can make an announcement; we can move a news to everyone. We are now negotiating will all those platforms.”

During a interview, GameSpot records that Yoshida consistently brought adult a enterprise for a diversion to strech as many people as possible. When asked about a probability of replacing a game’s stream monthly price for a free-to-play model, Yoshida hinted during it being too late to change, observant that “either a village or a diversion itself would break” by doing so.

Would we wish to see Final Fantasy XIV come to Switch, too? Do we consider it would be a good fit if cross-platform play was implemented well? Share your thoughts with us in a comments.

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