Final Fantasy PS5 Action-RPG Exclusive, Reportedly Coming at E3

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Rumors about a new Final Fantasy title for PlayStation 5 have been circulating since this past weekend, and it's reportedly in development at Koei Tecmo studio Team Ninja. The new PlayStation 5 exclusive Final Fantasy action RPG is described to Dark Souls-style game, and it's reportedly set to be announced as part of Square Enix's E3 show this year.

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Fanbyte shared the rumors about this Final Fantasy game, which will be called Final Fantasy Origin. The game is apparently being developed in collaboration with Team Ninja, the studio most notably known for the Nioh series. The setting of Final FantasyOrigin is rumored to tie in with the first game in the franchise.

According to the rumors, PlayStation 5 owners will be able to try Final Fantasy Origin this summer and the demo phase will be called "Stranger in Paradise", which is expected to let players familiarize themselves with the mechanics of the game. Fanbyte says that Final Fantasy Origin is being developed largely by the team behind Dissidia NT, the Final Fantasy fighting game. The site also claims that Nioh veterals will be part of the development team, and the game is expected to have "Nioh DNA", and because of this, the gameplay style is expected to be more accessible to a wider audience.

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Again, take this as a grain of salt as none of these rumors have been confirmed by Square Enix yet, but based on the details of the rumors, it looks like the developers will reveal something big on E3.

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E3 2021 is set to take place on Saturday, June 12 to Tuesday, June 15 as an all-digital event for the very first time.