How long is Final Fantasy XVI? And getting the trophies and 100%? Square Enix gets wet and looks for a “short” game
In an interview for Famitsu, the director (Hiroshi Takai) and the producer (Naoki Yoshida) of Final Fantasy XVI have resolved one of the big questions about the game and have confessed how long it will take to overcome its story and how long it will take us to complete absolutely everything, the 100%. According to both, “it will probably take 35 hours” know the whole story of Clive, the protagonist of this installment, but “if we include the additional content (side missions), you can double that amount”. Let the trophy hunters and achievement seekers get ready because everything indicates that platinum and 1000G They seem like a challenge of 70 hours.
“When the development of the game was beginning, I had in mind that today the players are very busy with other things, so I wanted them to at least be able to complete the story. I thought that a game with a story that you can complete in 20 makes sense, but we have been adding more and more content ”, explained Naoki Yoshida. “We have also included a New Game Plus mode with a crazy difficulty. Call “final fantasy mode”. That probably adds even more hours.”
Throughout the interview they confirm the 11 hours of cinematicstell the anecdote that at first they wanted FF XVI to last 24 hours (the same as one day) and add that there will be online markers in which to compete with other players and extend the life of the game indefinitely.
To give some context, according to the HowLongToBeat portal, in charge of calculating the average duration of video games, the previous Final Fantasy installments oscillated around the following figures:
Duration of all games in the Final Fantasy saga
For our part, we remind you that at FreeGameTips we were able to try Final Fantasy XVI a few weeks ago and that we already began to pass judgment on this installment in our first impressions: “The promise of a new awakening.”