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|Final Fantasy XV
Publisher: Square Enix
Square Enix announced for Final Fantasy XV, Tetsuya Nomura will step down as the director of the game, instead he will focus on the development of Kingdom Hearts III. Hajima Tabata will take over the role of director for Final Fantasy XV, his previous work is Final Fantasy Type-0.
A playable dmeo of Final Fantasy XV, entitled Episode Duscae, will be released in March 2015 along with Final Fantasy Type-0 HD.
Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda said: "In reviewing our development structure, we have decided to assign Hajime Tabata as the new director for Final Fantasy XV. Currently, Tabata and the entire development team are working, whole-heartedly, towards completing the production of Final Fantasy XV and ensuring the delivery of the highest quality Final Fantasy title to date. We invite every one of our fans to view the fruits of our labor through Final Fantasy XV's demo, and promise to present a game that further surpasses expectations when the finished product is released."
"As the director of Final Fantasy XV, Tetsuya Nomura has mainly worked on the original concept for the story and universe in addition to creating the characters. Hereafter, he will be focusing his efforts on the production of titles that can only be made possible by Nomura, himself, and delivering products that exceed the quality of past titles, starting with another one of his representative projects, Kingdom Hearts III. Square Enix will continue to work on these titles with the best staff formation in an effort to deliver them to everyone as soon as possible and appreciates your continued support.