Final Fantasy XV Director would like to make the PC version far superior

We've learned a week ago that the PC version of Final Fantasy XV is not in development, a fact that should surprise no one given that FFXV has been in development hell for around a decade now, before the time when Japanese companies took PC gaming seriously.

However, there is some hope for the PC version as the recent interview with Final Fantasy XV's director Hajime Tabata showed that he is quite enthusiastic about not just developing a PC version, but making it far superior both in terms of quality and technology. Here's the full quote:

Q: "You mentioned the possibility of a PC version. Will you release it a few months after the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions? Is it something you want to do at all?"

A: "I’m quite positive about the idea of ​​developing a PC version, but I would like to make a very different project if possible. The reason I’m interested is that a PC version would propel the game to another technical level. I have in mind a version of Final Fantasy XV that is more technically developed. This version could incorporate things that we were forced to abandon because of the limitations of home consoles.

With the PC, this would be an opportunity to release a version far superior in terms of quality and tech. That said, if we choose to develop this project, the development will start from scratch by doing research of what would be the best technology to use. It might not be a simple port of the console version."

While this news is beyond amazing, its worth mentioning that the PC version is not currently in development as the team is still busy applying the finishing touches to the console versions. On the other hand, with the majority of Final Fantasy games either already on PC, arriving in the near future (such as FFIX), or rumored to be in development (FFX & X-2), I think its safe to say that SquareEnix is more than interested in porting over Final Fantasy games to PC.

We're unfortunately not going to get any concrete information any time soon, but its good to know that the main man behind FFXV is seemingly willing to take up the challenge of getting Final Fantasy XV to the PC, in a new and improved shape.

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