As the saga of the venerable Hironobu Sakaguchi prepares to celebrate his 34th birthday in a few months, we can imagine that he is old enough to take off and take responsibility for his decisions. But with a sixteenth numbered opus in the pipeline, a short-lived remake, and a multitude of spin-offs in all directions, it should be kept under guard even if it means surrendering the torch.
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After I had cast the role of Brand Manager For a decade, the venerable Shinji Hashimoto used the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival held that weekend to entrust this prestigious role to producer Yoshinori Kitasewho began their love affair with the fifth episode released in 1992.
I’ll give it to you, the stick!
Boy Event planner The series creator, who had been dubbed at the time of his departure, had meanwhile produced Opus VI VIII and produced an astonishing number of sequels by the recent remake of Final Fantasy VII.
Fortunately, Hashimoto has not left the bosom of Square Enix, and some distance away thanked the millions of players who have supported him over the decade. ::
Hello everybody! pic.twitter.com/voP8Zf2Nch
–shinji hashimoto (@ shinjihashimot3) May 17, 2021
Thank you for the many messages regarding my announcement!
I wish I could have thanked all of you personally, but the pandemic made it impossible. I apologize for sharing this information via livestream.
From now on, I want to continue to support the teams that work behind the scenes and humbly ask you to do the same. Although I am stepping down as brand manager for the Final Fantasy series, I will continue to do my best within Square Enix.
The new manager Kitase should probably not be idle, as the redesign of Final Fantasy VII brings with it many more or less cheap titles like The First Soldier and Ever Crisis, which are undoubtedly part of the iceberg.
While you wait to find out if we’ll see Final Fantasy XVI E3 again, remember that with Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade starting June 10th, you can see if the misery of the Midgar Lowlands is less painful on PS5.