It’s been six years since the successful relaunch of Final Fantasy 14 and almost an entire generation of consoles has passed in that time. With over 16 Million players and its most recent expansion, Shadowbringers, being critically acclaimed the game has never been in better health, but with a new wave of tech on the horizon, how do aging MMOs stay relevant?Director and producer Naoki Yoshida is no stranger to being able to turn things around having successfully destroyed the previous disastrous iteration of FF14 and completely remaking it. I was recently able to sit down and talk to him about what’s in store for the next generation, some secrets of development and what the future of MMOs might look like.What are your plans for PS5 and the next Xbox? Naoki Yoshida: So we’re not at a stage where we can make any official announcements. It’s too early to make that kind of announcement at this time. You can safely assume that we are taking it in a really positive way for the next generation.The biggest policy that we cannot give up on for FF14 is to make sure that cross platform play is available for any device possible. Having… Read full this story
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