Last night Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy 15 and Kingdom Hearts 3 would be coming to PlayStation 4, but today, at an E3 presentation attended by Eurogamer, the publisher announced that both titles would be coming to Xbox One as well.
This marks the first time a Kingdom Hearts game has appeared on a Microsoft console.
Final Fantasy 15 was then shown off in a brief demo. It looked like you play along with two other NPCs, while your command menu consists of "warp," "attack" and "inform." It looked pretty action-based as protagonist Noctis warps around to various enemies, dishing out sword slashes. At one point he even high fives his comrade after they helped out in a fight.
When asked if this shift to real-time combat was indicative of the franchise's future, series producer Shinji Hashimoto said (via translator), "All Final Fantasy has different systems and different mechanics for each title, so each time the development team for that title review the appropriate game system. In [Final Fantasy] 15 we have an action-packed game system, but that doesn't mean the next title will be a similar way."
"I believe there is a future for both action-based RPGs and command-based RPGs," he added.
Elsewhere, Square revealed that you'll be able to transfer your save data from the PS3 version of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn to its PS4 version due next year. The PC and PS3 versions are due on 27th August worldwide.
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