After a decade-long development period, it seemed like the there was finally light at the end of the tunnel when Square Enix announced that the long-awaited Final Fantasy XV would be released on September 30 this year. Well, sorry Final Fantasy fans, it looks like you're going to have to wait just a little longer!
In a new press release from Square Enix, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has announced that the game been delayed by two months and will now be released worldwide on November 29. Here's Tabata's statement from Square Enix's press release:
“From the moment we joined this project, our vision was to create a level of freedom and realism previously unseen in the series. Regrettably, we need a little bit more time to deliver on this vision and are confident that this new release date will help us achieve this. As the director and lead of this project, I wish to personally apologize for the additional wait. As a team, we want Final Fantasy XV to achieve a level of perfection that our fans deserve. We kindly ask for your understanding.”
To explain the reasons behind the latest delay, a video message from director Tabata was also released alongside the press release. Check out the full message right here - complete with English subs: