Is Xbox getting Final Fantasy 16? With its release on PS5 less than a month away, players who own Microsoft s latest consoles are keen to know if they will be able to jump in and explore Valisthea or if they are doomed to miss out on the entry forever and it will be another Square Enix game to skip the platform.
Square Enix s history with Xbox releases has been spotty, but there has been some hope for Final Fantasy fans recently, especially withFinal Fantasy 7 remakecoming to PC andCrisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunioncoming to the Xbox platform. But, have Sony and Square Enix set Xbox players up for disappointment once again withFinal Fantasy 16as they have in the past?
Final Fantasy 16 Xbox release
The Xbox version of Final Fantasy 16 hasn’t been confirmed, and it seems the game will never be available there. According to reports, as part of their exclusivity agreement, Sony has forbidden Square Enix from publishing the game on Xbox. This is a result of Microsoft’s ongoing acquisition of Activision, which was first reported by KoreaXboxNews.
This exclusion means that Xbox players are unlikely to ever see the game hit Xbox Series X|S or any future consoles. A PC release forFinal Fantasy 16is seemingly planned, however.
So, if you are looking to get acquainted with theFinal Fantasy 16 charactersor explore the vast world of Valisthea, you will need to buy a PS5 or wait for the game to hit PC. Otherwise, if you want to whet your appetite for what could become one of thebest RPG gamesbefore then, the latest PlayStation State of Play shows off a lot of the game.
It appears that there won’t be a Final Fantasy 16 Xbox release. You can still play a lot of other games right now. These include RPGs on theGame Pass gameslist, as well as some of thebest Xbox RPGsthat are available right now.