'Final Fantasy XV' Release Date, News & Update: Game Director Reveals Dev Team Suffers A 'Final Fantasy Disease'; Struggles To Finish Game?

By Faye Marcos Jimenea , Updated May 27, 2016 06:52 AM EDT

Although the "Final Fantasy" video game is a legend in video game history, the upcoming and newest installment of "Final Fantasy" video games is still in development. "Final Fantasy XV" is most likely one of the biggest video games that will come out soon as there have been numerous news surrounding "Final Fantasy XV" especially on its painstakingly slow development.

Now, news have been spreading around in the social vine that the head of game development, game director Hajime Tabata, has been stricken with sadness and doubt about the development of "Final Fantasy XV" believing that numerous of the dev team has been stricken with the "Final Fantasy XV" disease. Hajime Tabata had to talk to the dev team saying, "We're not special. Wake Up".

When asked during an interview Hajime Tabata explained what he meant by the "Final Fantasy XV" disease spreading through the Square Enix "Final Fantasy XV" dev team. "It refers to people within the company who can't imagine anything other than their own view of Final Fantasy...Since the root is a strong self-affirmation, one's own view of Final Fantasy takes more priority than the team's success," Hajime Tabata explained.

"If that view of Final Fantasy isn't fulfilled, then they're convinced that it's bad for Final Fantasy. They think, 'Since Final Fantasy is a special team, then we are also special because we are making it. When the new Final Fantasy comes out, everybody is going to be so into it.' But that's not the reality of the situation, is it?" Hajime Tabata added. He also expressed his feelings about modernizing "Final Fantasy XV" due to the fact that it must go with the times.

It was also previously reported by several news portals that Hajime Tabata has revealed that the "Final Fantasy" IP is a dying one and has already reached its peak. A lot of pressure is mounting up for the "Final Fantasy XV" dev team as they want to deliver only the best results to the masses and fans of "Final Fantasy."

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