Final Fantasy XVI Analysis: All You Need To Know
The most recent game from the Square Enix hood, Final Fantasy XVI, has grabbed quite some eyeballs and excitement from fans all over the world. The game is being acclaimed for many things and criticized for some things at the same time. Nonetheless, this game is at the top of every video game lover’s list right now!
Here’s all you need to know about the Final Fantasy XVI
Final Fantasy XVI Setting
Final Fantasy XVI is set in the empire of Valisthea, which is a glorious land. It houses the Mothercrystals, which fuels the magicks of the aether people in their everyday lives.
As the aether fades, lifeless deadlands spread further across the land of Valisthea. This is also causing the tentative peace among these nations to rupture, known as the Blight. Eikons, the powerful and deadly creatures, are adding to the disputes.
Final Fantasy XVI Story
The protagonist of Final Fantasy XVI is Clive Rosfield, the firstborn son to the Duke of Rosaria, and is the elder brother of Joshua Rosfield, the Dominant of the Phoenix.
Originally Clive was expected to inherit the Phoenix’s flame, becoming the Dominant himself. However, destiny had other plans. His brother Joshua became the Dominant. On the other hand, Clive is the protector for the powerful and vulnerable, Rosfield.
Clive’s family and life are transformed forever when an unexpected attack takes place on his home. His promising career as First Shield of the Ducal Army concludes in a tragedy caused by a mysterious new Eikon: Ifrit. This event sets Clive on a journey to seek revenge. His journey will change himself and Valisthea forever.
Final Fantasy XVI Demo
The Final Fantasy XVI demo is available for all players to download and play on PS5. Remember that the demo only includes Final Fantasy XVI’s explosive opening act, however, you can carry over your progress to the full game!
Besides once you complete the prologue, you get a gist of what to expect from combat later in the game. This includes an ‘Eikonic Challenge’, that allows you access to Clive’s amazing abilities.