Final Fantasy XVI to Get PC Release and 2 DLC Expansions
In an exciting development for fans of the acclaimed Final Fantasy series, Square Enix has officially announced that Final Fantasy XVI will be making its way to PC, alongside the revelation of two paid DLC expansions. These announcements were made by the game's producer, Naoki Yoshida, in a video shared on social media.
While Final Fantasy XVI initially launched as a PlayStation 5 exclusive, it quickly became apparent that many players were eager to experience the game on PC. Responding to the clamor of fans, Yoshida confirmed that the development of a PC version is underway. This expansion to the platform availability of the game opens new horizons for gamers who prefer PC gaming or have been eagerly awaiting this release.
Naoki Yoshida gives players a much-awaited announcement regarding Final Fantasy XVI
Firstly, Yoshida unveiled that the development team is hard at work on two paid downloadable content (DLC) expansions for Final Fantasy XVI. This decision comes as a response to the passionate feedback from the game's community. Players have expressed their deep connection to the world of Valisthea and its inhabitants, and Square Enix is eager to delve further into this captivating narrative. While the specifics of these DLCs remain a mystery, fans can expect them to enrich the gaming experience with more content and storytelling.
The second major revelation in Yoshida's video pertains to the long-awaited PC version of Final Fantasy XVI. Despite the game's initial launch as a PlayStation 5 exclusive, Square Enix acknowledges the enthusiastic requests from the gaming community for a PC release. Yoshida officially confirmed that the development of the PC version is now underway, fulfilling the wishes of PC gamers eager to explore the world of Final Fantasy XVI. While no exact release date has been provided, Yoshida expressed his intention to provide further details about both the DLC expansions and the PC version before the end of the year.
Final Fantasy XVI also gets an immediate update
In addition to these exciting developments, players can immediately enjoy a free update for Final Fantasy XVI. This update introduces various improvements, including new controller layouts. Furthermore, it introduces a weapon transmog feature, allowing players to change the appearance of Clive's weapon without altering its stats. Additionally, alternate outfits for characters like Clive, Jill, Joshua, and Torgal have been introduced, adding a fresh layer of customization to the game.