The lengthy saga of attempting to determine when PC gamers will have the ability to play Ultimate Fantasy 16 continues. Though there’s nonetheless no launch date for it, producer Naoki “Yoshi-P” Yoshida says the PC model continues to be in improvement and that you’re going to hear extra about it when it will get nearer to the end line.

Talking on a current stream, Yoshida stated the PC model nonetheless wants work as a way to mirror the PlayStation 5 model of the game, particularly citing its lack of loading screens when touring between places and transitioning from cutscenes to gameplay. Yoshida says the workforce hasn’t “had the time to optimize the PC model of the game” as a result of they have been busy with the PS5 model.

“We shall be sharing extra concerning the PC model when the time is true, please look ahead to it,” he stated, echoing a sentiment he typically shares when speaking about upcoming options for the opposite Ultimate Fantasy he is in command of, Ultimate Fantasy 14.

Ultimate Fantasy 16’s PC model has been in flux from the second the game was introduced in 2020 with a trailer that clearly acknowledged a PC model could be out there. Sq. Enix would not say a phrase about it afterward after which Yoshida briefly denied that it existed earlier this yr. Only a month later, he was on the Japanese PlayStation weblog speaking about releasing a PC model someday after its six-month PS5 exclusivity deal expires. The producer stated, “Even when we begin optimizing the PC model after the PS5 model comes out, we can’t have the ability to optimize it in half a yr, so it will not come out in a brief span of half a yr.”

Keep sturdy, PC gamers. We should proceed ready for what reviewers have stated is a superb, action-heavy entry within the long-running RPG collection. Good factor there aren’t some other Ultimate Fantasy video games not coming to PC at launch that can proceed to put on down our resolve.

Japanese translations for this story had been supplied by Kazuma Hashimoto.