Final Fantasy 16 reveals new characters and screenshots


In case you somehow missed it, Final Fantasy XVI Developer Square Enix released a new trailer for the upcoming RPG during the recent PlayStation State of Play which revealed that it is slated for release in Summer 2023 for the PlayStation 5. In addition to the trailer and the release window, Square Enix also revealed new characters and screenshots showcasing the world of Final Fantasy XVI.

Specifically, Square Enix has revealed two new characters in addition to further detailing the protagonist, Clive Rosfield. Rosfield is described as Rosaria’s first shield and guards her younger brother Joshua, the Phoenix Dominant. Dominants in Final Fantasy XVI are people who can summon or invoke the power of various Eikons like Titan, Ifrit, etc.

“In our latest trailer, we showcased several new Eikons, as well as a more detailed look at our action-packed combat system and the freedom it offers players,” said Hiroshi Takai, Director of Final Fantasy XVIas part of the reveal of the recent trailer. “As far as development progress is concerned, I’m happy to report that the game is fully playable from start to finish, although from optimization to fine-tuning there are still a mountain of challenges ahead. as we head into our final push. Until then, stay tuned. We’ll do our best not to keep you waiting too long for our next update!”

The two new characters introduced by Square Enix include Hugo Kupka, Dominant of Titan, and Benedikta Harman, Dominant of Garuda. Kupka is depicted as having once been an unnamed foot soldier in the Republican Army before waking up as Titan’s Dominant and becoming the permanent economic adviser. Harman, on the other hand, commands Waloed’s elite intelligencers and encounters Clive while on a mission to find Ifrit.

In general, Final Fantasy XVI is a single-player action role-playing game in development for the PlayStation 5 and slated for release in summer 2023. No other platforms have been announced yet. You can check out all of our previous coverage of the long-running franchise’s next installment here.

What do you think of what we heard about Final Fantasy XVI so far? Are you excited about the new video game trailer and info? Let us know in the comments, or feel free to hit me up and hit me up directly on Twitter at @rollinbishop to talk about all things gaming! And keep reading to discover new images and screenshots of characters and landscapes from Final Fantasy XVI!


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