Following the rumors of Final Fantasy XV delay, Square has now officially confirmed it. The company announced that the game has been delayed to November 29, 2016.
According to Square Enix, the date will give the development team further time to polish the game and assure that the game will launch without any issues.
The new date will allow the development teams time to further polish and conduct quality testing so that the reality of the game can match the expectations of both the fans and the creative teams.
Final Fantasy XV director, Hajime Tabata, added that the team hopes to create the level of freedom and realism, previously not seen in any game. But to achieve that , the development team needs more time.
The team hopes to create a level of freedom and realism previously unseen in the series, and that the team needs a little bit more time to deliver on this vision and are confident that this new release date will help us achieve this.
He further apologized for the delay and asked fans to understand the situation. He also said that the team wants to achieve the level of perfection that fans deserve.
As the director and lead of this project, I wish to personally apologize for the additional wait. We want Final Fantasy XV to achieve a level of perfection that our fans deserve. We kindly ask for your understanding.
In related news, Square Enix has revealed that the Season Pass for Final Fantasy XV will grant access to six DLC packs which will release this year and the next. The company also revealed pre-order bonuses for Final Fantasy XV.
Final Fantasy XV was previously scheduled to release on September 30, but now the game will release at the end of November, if it is not delayed again, for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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