Given the many statements from producer Naoki Yoshida, the release of Final Fantasy 16 should not be delayed. Better yet, the date will be announced shortly.
The release date for Final Fantasy 16 is coming
Scheduled for a wave Summer 2023, Final Fantasy 16 should respect its release window. And for a definitive date? Naoki Yoshida (FF14) has revealed that it will be disclosed by the end of the year. Either in a very short time. The game is currently at 95% development. Previously, Yoshida-san mentioned that the teams spent a lot of time polishing the title. At this point, there should therefore be no more major changes.
In the columns ofIGN and Everyeye, Naoki Yoshida provided additional information. The story should be able to complete in 35-40 hours and will be linear, there will be no branching. On the other hand, the player will be able to explore large areas with side quests and thus increase the lifespan to around 70 hours. And if that’s not enough, Final Fantasy 16 will have New Game+.
He also shared that due to the content offered, FF16 will likely be the franchise’s first canonical episode to receive an M rating. so no worries with this classification.