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Ultimate Fantasy 16’s launch date has been confirmed

Ultimate Fantasy 16 will launch in June, it’s been introduced.

Introduced throughout The Sport Awards, the sport will come to PlayStation 5 on June 22, 2023. It is going to stay unique till no less than December 31, 2023.

The announcement was accompanied by a brand new trailer, which confirmed off gameplay from the console-exclusive RPG.

“The flames of vengeance burn vivid and beckon with formidable starvation,” the trailer’s accompanying blurb learn. “Awaken the Eikons, however will you dominate them or will they dominate you?”

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The announcement lastly places paid to many months of hypothesis about when Ultimate Fantasy 16 shall be launched.

In an interview final month, Ultimate Fantasy 16 producer Naoki Yoshida advised Famitsu that Ultimate Fantasy 16’s launch date can be introduced later this yr. Yoshida additionally claimed the sport is now nearing the ultimate phases of improvement.

“As regards to improvement, the workforce has turned the nook and entered the house stretch, and is at the moment concentrating its efforts on debugging, tweaking, sharpening, and optimisation,” he stated.

In a separate assertion, the sport’s director Hiroshi Takai stated: “As the sport edges nearer to completion, the workforce has turned its full consideration to debugging and closing changes. Now that issues are beginning to come collectively, the sport is sizing as much as be one thing really particular.

The trailer additionally marks the second time it’s been confirmed that the sport shall be a PlayStation 5 unique for no less than six months, following a Sony advertising and marketing video saying the identical factor final month.

The affirmation doubtlessly paves the way in which for a PC port of Ultimate Fantasy 16 in 2024. To this point, the title has solely been introduced for PlayStation 5.

Curiously, the sport’s 2020 reveal trailer did point out a PC model, however this reference was faraway from later variations of the video.

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