Square Enix’s latest statements regarding NFTs send shivers down the spine of fans, who are worried about Final Fantasy 16.
A blessed month of June for FF fans
Final Fantasy fans are pretty spoiled this month of June. The State of Play at the beginning of the month placed Final Fantasy 16 on the front of the stage and the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy VII unveiled several projects, including Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.
While the license seemed to lose its aura, this is enough to revive the hype around one of the greatest sagas of all time. But Square Enix may have just chilled fans a little with its latest statements regarding the so decried NFT. They could come to Final Fantasy games one day.
NFTs in Final Fantasy 16? Surely not, but on the 17th…
According to Michusuzuki, who reports on the content of Square Enix’s general meeting of shareholders, the Japanese firm intends to integrate cryptocurrency in its games. When the subject of blockchain integration in its cult licenses comes on the table, Yosuke Matsuda, president of Square Enix, declares:
It is still too early to consider making Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy blockchain-integrated games”
Neither yes nor no, therefore, from Yosuka Matsuda. In fact, his answer is more like a “yes, but not right away”. Words that have something to worry about fans, always virulent when NFT and video games go hand in hand.Final Fantasy 16 and Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth should be spared, but not sure Final Fantasy 17which could return to turn-based, escapes…