Sq. Enix’s latest instalment of their endless saga, Last Fantasy 16, is coming to PC after its preliminary launch on PS5, and the FF7 Remake might give us an thought for when FF16 will land on Steam and Epic Video games.
Though FFXV was pretty disappointing for a lot of, plenty of sequence veterans and newcomers are enthusiastic about Last Fantasy 16. That is primarily because of the spectacular demo that showcases usually stunning graphics mixed with an atypical quantity of blood and maturity.
The ungodly quantity of blood and darker tone is a breath of recent air for FF, and it’s a disgrace that solely PlayStation customers are capable of expertise it this month.
Will Last Fantasy 16 come to PC?
Sure, Last Fantasy 16 will come to PC.
Sadly, it is just coming to PlayStation in 2023. And even then it’s secluded to PS5 solely due to the constraints of PS4 and last-gen.
You might technically play FF16 on a pc or your Steam Deck by establishing distant play, however that’s merely streaming out of your PS5 console. It’s doable, but it surely usually isn’t the very best expertise because of lag and different points.
Whereas it’s disappointing that Last Fantasy 16 shouldn’t be releasing on PC immediately, it’s hardly stunning as Sq. Enix did the identical with FF7 Remake. And the identical is going on once more in 2024 as Last Fantasy 7 Rebirth shouldn’t be coming to PC immediately, both.
There’s no launch date for XIV on a pc, however VII might give us an thought of when FF meets Recreation of Thrones might find yourself on Steam and Epic Video games.
When Last Fantasy VII Remake got here out on PC
The Last Fantasy VII Remake joined PlayStation in April 2020, and it was then launched in December 2021 for Epic Video games on PC.
It then ultimately got here to Steam in June 2022. This implies it took FF7 over two years to return out on Steam regardless of the very fact it was solely contractually restricted to PlayStation for six months.
This timed exclusivity is similar for Last Fantasy 16. As seen within the advantageous print of trailers, FF16 is ‘not obtainable on different platforms till December 31, 2023’.
To be the bearer of unhealthy information, the sport shouldn’t be popping out on PC on December thirty first despite the fact that it legally might. Over on the JA PlayStation Weblog, producer Naoki Yoshida particularly mentioned that the ‘PC model is not going to come out in half a yr’.
No official launch date is offered or hinted at past 2023, however a two-year wait is unfortunately believable. It occurred with FF7 Remake, and it additionally occurred with FFXV which joined Steam in November 2018 after initially releasing on PS4 in November 2016.