Final Fantasy would not come to Xbox in this generation

Final Fantasy would not come to Xbox in this generation

A new rumor ensures that Square enix does not plan to launch his new games of Final fantasy on Xbox consoles, they want PlayStation be considered the home of the franchise. However, Final Fantasy games would come to PC, as Square Enix has an interest in increasing its presence on this platform.

According to a rumor originating from ResetEra, Square Enix plans to launch almost all its productions on Xbox, except for Final Fantasy, since Sony wants PlayStation to be considered the home of the franchise. “Final Fantasy 7 was supposed to be on Xbox by now, but here we are“Said Jordan Middler, a journalist for VGC.

Related: Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin shows its connection to the first game.

The discussion was born from the announcement of the arrival of Ubisoft + to Xbox, in addition to the confirmation that Rainbow Six Extraction would arrive at Xbox Game Pass. In the forums it was being commented that it is curious to see Ubisoft ally with Xbox while Square Enix partners with PlayStation, further dividing the generation.

Originally Square Enix’s plans were to release their games with a temporary exclusivity on PlayStation, then with a temporary exclusivity on the EPic Games Store, to follow with a launch on Steam to take advantage of the larger user base and finally an arrival on Xbox, possibly on the Xbox Game Pass service. However, Final Fantasy VII Remake is proof that plans have changed, as it was expected to have reached Xbox by then.

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Although it is confirmed that Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, there is a possibility that Final Fantasy XVI is exclusive to PlayStation. Xbox fans are already showing their displeasure with this rumor, as they believe that Final Fantasy games should reach as many platforms as possible, since Square Enix does not belong to Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo.