Nintendo Switch fans dealt Final Fantasy 15 blow
Nintendo Switch fans hoping for a version of Final Fantasy 15 on the hit hybrid console have been given some bad news.
Switch owners had been left hoping that Final Fantasy 15 could be coming to Nintendo’s hugely popular console after comments made at Gamescom.
Hajime Tabata, the director of Final Fantasy 15, appeared to teased a possible Nintendo Switch version of FF15 during a Twitch livestream.
Speaking about the future of the series in the livestream, he said: “We can’t give you any complete solid details at the moment.
“There’s another certain console out there that you may be thinking of, it sounds a little bit like your name Twitch.”
Last week Tabata-san spoke more about the possibility of Final Fantasy 15 on the Nintendo Switch.
And it sounded as if Square Enix were trying to get a version of the JRPG running on the Switch without any compromises.
He said: “We’re actually doing very specific technical investigations into what’s possible at the moment.
“Where we are at the moment – we’ve completed those tests and have worked out where the ground lies. We’re currently in the middle of the discussion and debate about what we should be doing, and how to realise that on the Switch.”
The comments sounded like the Switch could be getting the first numbered entry from the Final Fantasy series on a Nintendo home console since FF6 on the SNES.
But since then Tabata-san has spoken more about the possibility of Final Fantasy 15 on the Switch with Famitsu, and it doesn’t make for good reading.
The interview was translated by Reddit user xXRaineXx and reported by Wccftech.
Tabata-san was asked whether Final Fantasy 15 was coming to the Switch or not.
He said: “Ahh, yeah, it’s gotten very confusing. We shouldn’t cause trouble with other companies, but I am going to say this bluntly.
“We have ‘no’ plans at this current time to release FFXV…