took so long....going to be monetized to the extreme to get all the money back especially Korean developer. (translated by /u/RablaAndrews). it’s funny i’ve changed my phone 3 times since they first announced this project. To quote SE (Square Enix): A Native App Project Providing A Full-Fledged FINAL FANTASY XI Experience on the Mobile Platform. The November Version Update Has Landed! :\. Plus, if it was on Switch, at least if it’s docked you have the option for mouse and keyboard. Getting to 99 and unlocked said stories drops you off at the current game starter gear. Q: What regions will FFXI Mobile be available in? Q: Does this mean the game will launch with CoP era? "Whether that conversation is real or fictitious is left as an exercise for the reader, but what I can say is that we've secured the assistance of many people both within and outside SQUARE ENIX, and we hope you will accompany us on this new journey. A: Square Enix (FFXI dev team) and NEXON, Co., Ltd; SE will still be involved, quote SE: Basically, they [FFXI dev team] will take part in ways that make the game "FFXI-like" such as planning, how the game works, lore, and editorial supervision. A: A different engine; it is being developed in Unreal Engine 4. The game is being developed by Korean company Nexon. Nexon recently provided some interesting information about its … It’s worth mentioning that, while this talk about consoles and multiple platforms is promising, the Final Fantasy XI reboot is still marked as mobile-only in the presentation. From April 2016, some sample screenshots were provided: Gamer Escape article as well as this Korean article. I do hope its a decent game that isnt ruined by MTX but... thats not what i've come to expect. It's a massive undertaking. We don’t know if this will change going forward. Will it depend on some kind of controller input or keyboard attachment? While that did not happen, the recent 16th anniversary letter says: The next year of FINAL FANTASY XI is shaping up to be even better than the previous. The interface will be designed for mobile. Incidentally, it also confirms that Final Fantasy XI R should be coming west. if there was ever any concern that phones couldn’t run the game smoothly then i don’t think that’s even the case now. These images were later taken down by Nexon. A relevant note, according to these quotes from SE: it will not involve directly transferring your character data over, so it’s best to think that a new, separate account and character will be used to play [...]. Quote SE: We plan to extend service to Japan, Korea, and North America, as well as Europe and the rest of Asia. On one of the Nexon slides, wasn't this also labeled as releasing for Consoles, as well as Mobile, or am I misremembering this? Q: Will it still be the normal interface/client? Naoki Yoshida: To update you on Final Fantasy XI Mobile, because we’re in the same Business Division I know exactly where we are. KartRider: Drift is the first example of the new console drive. It's a saturated and extremely volatile market that could render all of this effort pointless if the game doesn't take off. The fourth is placing bets, as appropriate, on new IP that the company believes are really special. You could say that it depends on the business environment at the time of launch. A: As of Q4 2019, seemingly yes. A: In May 2020 it was reported some possible (unconfirmed) mockup images were found online. From the FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team. You dont have to keep playing but I did. A: As translated by our own u/arciele, as of April 2016: The (Nexon) director apologizes that while they are not ready to reveal the game material yet, development is progressing well, and they have moved on to development of the battle and world, at the same time as friend recruiting. It’s a “multiplayer co-op action game” that the publisher believes is “really exciting.”  They also think that the game will “change online games in the west.”. Once it's gone from Nexon then I'll give up. For my sanity, I hope it ends up being canned. I don’t get why they didn’t at least consider Switch. Hope to be pleasantly surprised but certainly not expecting to be. Additionally in August 2019, two new job postings were listed for the game. It is still in the Q4 pipeline shown in Nexon's investor presentation at that time. ""Oho, you might be right! It can totally be that think sink though. but if everything is done through touch that just seems horrible to me. The latest updates are at the top before the horizontal line. A: No, this was media reporting this incorrectly. If they're making all of these new HD assets for FFXI anyway, why not at least attempt to apply them to the original game in some way? Sources listed at bottom. We would like to have as many people play as possible, so we believe it will be a system that will allow players to participate with ease. I talked about mobile before, but it’s also true about advances in the console and cloud-based technologies from newer entrants such as Google and Amazon. The second is enabling them to be played across multiple hardware platforms, PC, consoles, and mobile. Q: What is Square Enix's latest statement on this? Nexon recently provided some interesting information about its upcoming games and business, while it’s still working on Final Fantasy XI R. Home » News » Final Fantasy XI Mobile Reboot Still in The Works; Nexon Will Target Consoles With its Online Games. The 2 represented a footnote on the page. A: No, this was media reporting this incorrectly. Could you imagine trying to use a link shell with a pop up keyboard... Uhhhhh. 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