Square Enix looks at online play and the numbers suggest that it is something they should look into. Something that Yosuke Matsuda the president of Square Enix has noticed.
“Games as a Service” and that the days of single-player games being the focus are gone. The terms “multiplayer” and “Games as a Service” themselves have existed for some time, but they are now being used in reference to game designs that
place a strong emphasis on longer-term user engagement. We will also endeavor to develop games designed not to be played once after launch but that customers can enjoy more and play longer. In so doing, we will increase
customer satisfaction and enhance the lifetime value of the games themselves.Gamers are significantly moving away from purchasing packaged games and shifting toward digital downloads. In North America, more than 20% of purchases of “FINAL FANTASY XV” have been via digital downloads.” Yosuke
We all know that Final Fantasy XV multiplayer may be a big thing as well as online such as XIV and Mobius. But to the extent that it may become a staple us something that was I guess inevitable. Take a look at Final Fantasy Union page to see what other news is out there that you might have missed.
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