Square Enix has announced at their special “Closed Conference 2015” event in Tokyo, Japan that their working on the next Dissidia Final Fantasy game which will be released exclusively for arcade machines. The other exciting part of this news is that they’re working with Koei Tecmo’s Team Ninja, who is known for the Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series.
This time around, the game will feature 50 characters, including:
- Ramza Beoulve from Final Fantasy Tactics
- Y’shtola from Final Fantasy XIV
- Onion Knight from Final Fantasy 3
- Terra Brandford from Final Fantasy 6
…and many more. The game will also be developed with next gen graphics. At the event it was announced by Sony Computer Entertainment President, Atsushi Morita, that Dissidia Final Fantasy is being developed with the PS4’s technology.
Square Enix and Koei Tecmo have already collaborated to release Dragon Quest Heroes 1 which is available for PS4 and PS3. They also have Dragon Quest Heroes 2 in production for PS4, Vita, and PS3. Dragon Quest Heroes 1 will launch in the West later this year for PS4.
Final Fantasy Dissidia is expected to be released fall 2015 in Japan to arcade machines. There has been no news of an expected console version at this time.