Submitted by AP 823d ago | interview

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Interview with Naoki Yoshida [RPG Site]

RPG Site chats once more to Naoki Yoshida, the man behind the impressively ambitious reboot of the world and gameplay systems of the originally ill-fated Final Fantasy XIV.

In the interview, Yoshida chats about what it feels like to be in the final sprint, the ongoing possibility of an Xbox version, PVP play and those interesting Final Fantasy XIII cross-overs that were just announced. (Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, PC, PS3, PS4)

Alternative Sources
Seedhouse  +   823d ago
Utter. Legend. Seriously can't wait for ARR!
Tdmd  +   823d ago
Frontline (realm vs realm) sounds epic!
#2 (Edited 823d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
dendenmooshi  +   823d ago
Ty for the article. Great stuff from the interview. Here's a few things I want to highlight.

"First of all, we are going to introduce one part of the PVP we're planning to make, Coliseum. This is going to be 4 vs. 4 or 8 vs. 8. With this next beta phase, 4, we're going to test that out - so you'll be able to find out what happens when different classes or jobs fight against each other within FF14.

This Coliseum will be introduced with patch 2.0, straight away after launch. Six months after launch, we're planning to also introduce another PVP called Frontline. This is more like a RvR - Realm versus Realm. This uses whole zones - it's a large-scale PVP."

"One thing that we're having a headache with at the moment is that players are enjoying the beta so much that they're not logging out of the game! [laughs] We'd love to distribute more beta keys, but we can't - because their data can't be wiped because they're still playing! The servers are at capacity at the moment!"
Nevers  +   823d ago
I've been playing the ps3 Beta every weekend. Love this game.

Those PvP things sound pretty interesting.

Thanks for posting your highlights. I'm Websensed from almost all game sites except this one. Much appreciated.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Rugby World Cup 2015 | GamersFTW

14m ago - With the Rugby World Cup now well into the swing of things now seems like a good time to get in o... | PC

Results: LoL Worlds 2015 Group Stage week two, SKT vs EDG

3h ago - SK Telecom T1 face off against Edward Gaming in the opening game of day two for the League of Leg... | PC

Top 5 Movies To See This Month

Now - The month of September has Johnny Depp portraying an enraged criminal, a group of climbers trying to make it home safely, and the return of the sur... | Promoted post

All Cream, No Coffee – Caffeine Episode 1 Review | GIZORAMA

3h ago - Liam Lambert, GIZORAMA - "In an all-too plausible future, the world is addicted to coffee. The hu... | PC

Shack Reels: Taking On Burt The Bashful In Yoshi's Wooly World

3h ago - An old foe has returned in Yoshi's Wooly World. Burt the Bashful is back from the original Yoshi'... | Wii U

Indivisible Hands-On Impressions: An Unstoppable Force | Shacknews

3h ago - Indivisible is a new side-scrolling action role-playing game being developed by Lab Zero (of Skul... | PC