At the Active Time Report the past weekend at PAX Prime, Hajime Tabata Director of Final Fantasy XV confirmed that the game will see a 2016 release. He also revealed new assets and showcased a new video message from Avalanche Studios Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer Christofer Sundberg; who’s studio is now helping work on FFXV.
Sundberg had the following to say in the video message: “We’re proud of our technical capabilities and the work we’ve done to help shape the open-world genre,” said Sundberg. “We hold the FINAL FANTASY franchise, and the team working on it, in such high regard and are excited to be a part of the next chapter.”
New videos, concept art and screenshots were also unveiled at PAX Prime, giving gamers a glimpse at Caem, a secret outpost near the sea that acts as a port for transferring players between continents, and a closer look at the game’s driving feature.
Players looking for additional information about FINAL FANTASY XV can tune into the upcoming Active Time Report at the Tokyo Game Show later this month, which will cover more details on Lunafreya Nox Fleuret, and Regis as well as information about the fishing (mini-game) and chocobo-related features.
Finally, the company announced an event in March 2016. More details of this event and the release date will be unveiled at a later time.
You can check out the new snapshot video above which details all the best bits that came out of the ATR.