Closing Fantasy as a franchise has constantly delivered moments of extremely epic scale throughout its many instalments over time, however, as with many different issues, it appears just like the upcoming Closing Fantasy 16 might be cranking issues up a notch on that entrance. And curiously sufficient, the inspiration from that comes from Sony Santa Monica’s God of Battle franchise.
Talking in a latest interview with Push Square, Closing Fantasy 16 producer revealed that the motion RPG took fairly just a few cues from the older God of Battle video games, again earlier than the collection reinvented itself in 2018. Particularly, Yoshida says the boss fights of the motion titles, and the way various and uniquely designed every of them was, impressed Closing Fantasy 16’s Eikon vs Eikon battles fairly a bit.
“I like the 2 video games, particularly God of Battle,” Yoshida stated when requested about whether or not the likes of God of Battle and The Witcher served as influences for Sq. Enix’s upcoming megaton RPG. “The craziness of the boss battles in God of Battle, when it was a extra conventional motion recreation, is simply… The sport design is so completely different for every stage, and the boss is so distinctive, all the pieces is made with energy, and you’ll really feel the facility. So, whereas I personally additionally actually like the newest God of Battle video games, I look again additional to the unique God of Wars, and particularly the boss battles in these, how the boss battles are all loopy, they’re all completely different designs for every, they’re all distinctive, they’re all around the high, and in getting inspiration from that and creating our Eikon versus Eikon battles to type of have that very same really feel.”
Artwork director Hiroshi Minagawa added that Closing Fantasy 16’s improvement workforce continuously checked out God of Battle video games whereas engaged on the title to try to guarantee they had been surpassing them with what they had been doing themselves. “We actually seemed deeply on the God of Battle video games, taking a look at all of the leaves on the bushes and evaluating them to what we’ve to ensure what we’ve is hopefully higher than what they’ve,” he stated.
In a latest interview, Yoshida additionally talked about how the event strategy of Closing Fantasy 16 was centered on taking a look at Closing Fantasy 15 and guaranteeing that the upcoming recreation doesn’t repeat the errors of its predecessor in telling an incomplete story. You’ll be able to learn extra on that by means of right here.
Closing Fantasy 16 is about to launch solely for the PS5 on June 22. It’s going to obtain a demo shortly earlier than launch that might be roughly a few hours lengthy and can enable gamers to switch their progress into the total recreation.