Hiroshi Takai, director of Final Fantasy 16, talks about the estimated duration of the first game. He also anticipates that there will be a New Game + mode with more powerful enemies.
Those responsible for Final Fantasy 16 are sharing new information about the long-awaited next installment of the Square Enix saga in a round of interviews with international media. Thanks to her we were able to know that the launch date is expected to be announced at the end of the year. Now the estimated duration of both its story mode and a completionist game has also been revealed.
How long will Final Fantasy 16 last ?
Hiroshi Takai, director of the game , explained to the Italian outlet Everyeye that the duration of Final Fantasy XVI can vary a lot depending on our style of play: “Devoting ourselves solely to the story, the game could be completed in approximately 35-40 hours ,” he explains. before giving more details about the secondary content: “The truth is that during the campaign there will be a lot of optional content to explore (…) At the moment we do not have a precise estimate, but completing the multiple secondary content the duration should be around 70 hours .”
That estimate is exclusively for the first game, according to the director, since there will be a New Game + mode in which the challenge will increase: “Once the game is finished there will obviously be a New Game + that will offer the possibility of re-facing the story with enemies more powerful “, explains Takai in the interview. “Of course we have included some level content tailored to those who love difficulty that will push them to hone their skills . It would make me very happy if players put themselves to the test with New Game+ and show off extreme gameplay on live streams!” saying the manager.
Final Fantasy XVI will arrive in summer 2023 exclusively on PS5.