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Final Fantasy XVI Awakening Trailer

Final Fantasy XVI is the sixteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy series. The game is being developed by Creative Business Unit III, the developers of Final Fantasy XIV, directed by Hiroshi Takai, and produced by Naoki Yoshida.[2]

It was announced on September 16, 2020 at the PlayStation 5 Showcase event as a PlayStation 5 exclusive. A PC version was also announced in the initial release of the trailer,[3] but this has since been retracted.[4]

Production credits


Producer Naoki Yoshida
Director Hiroshi Takai



  1. FINAL FANTASY XVI - Assets - Square Enix North America Press Hub. Square Enix. Archived from the original on September 16, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Naoki Yoshida, Hiroshi Takai (September 16, 2020). Final Fantasy XVI announced for PS5. PlayStation Blog. Archived from the original on September 16, 2020.
  3. PlayStation (September 16, 2020). PLAYSTATION 5 SHOWCASE [ENGLISH]. YouTube.
  4. Matt T.M. Kim (September 16, 2020). Final Fantasy 16 and Demon's Souls PC Announcements Were Just Mysteriously Scrubbed. IGN. Accessed September 17, 2020. Archived from the original on September 17, 2020.
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