You could say that it depends on the business environment at the time of launch. Microsoft Flight Simulator CRJ & Twin Otter Add-Ons Get New WIP Screenshots; TO Confirmed for Xbox, Muv-Luv Mini-Concert Starring Aki Misato Is Awesome & Has English Subtitles, Star Citizen Opens Final IAE 2950 Hall With All Ships Flyable for Free; Crowdfunding Passes $332 Million, Second Extinction For Xbox Series X, Xbox One, & PC Gets Festive Trailer With Duke Nukem Voice Actor, Senran Kagura New Link Gets New Trailer Showing Asuka & Homura’s Super Shinobi Transformation, Final Fantasy XI Mobile Reboot Still in The Works; Nexon Will Target Consoles With its Online Games. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, the Q4 pipeline shown in Nexon's investor presentation. I think that's ultimately what's going on. Sources listed at bottom. (Note - The UI shown here is not finalized and subject to change). It is starting to turn into Duke Nukem forever for me. Q: Is this the same thing as Final Fantasy Grandmasters? Even if you dont want the end game, anyone whoever's touched FFXI, should knock off all the expansions again. "Whether that conversation is real or fictitious is left as an exercise for the reader, but what I can say is that we've secured the assistance of many people both within and outside SQUARE ENIX, and we hope you will accompany us on this new journey. Could you imagine trying to use a link shell with a pop up keyboard... Uhhhhh. A: At Nexon Developers Conference 2016, they went into detail: Typically, a lot of developers use a HTTP Environment to power a mobile title, but with this there is a struggle to display the player's movements and and changes on the field in real-time. A: Unknown. Additionally in August 2019, two new job postings were listed for the game. The game is being developed by Korean company Nexon. Considering Star Wars KOTOR on Android is 2.4GB, it may be feasible for a 5GB+ game to be on the app store. Final Fantasy XI Reboot (tentative name) is an upcoming mobile remake of Final Fantasy XI, originally released for the PlayStation 2 in 2002. XI remake is something I want so bad, but if it’s on mobile, I’m not gonna bother. Q: Any details about the networking code? If I can get a really nice Android tablet with a keyboard and mouse or controller and play it, I'll give it a shot. Nexon recently provided some interesting information about its upcoming games and business, while it’s still working on Final Fantasy XI R. Home » News » Final Fantasy XI Mobile Reboot Still in The Works; Nexon Will Target Consoles With its Online Games. They promise to be “aggressive” about it. Based on previous threads, here's another updated version of what we know about FFXI Mobile (iOS/Android) coming out around 2016 2017 uhh. A relevant note, according to these quotes from SE: it will not involve directly transferring your character data over, so it’s best to think that a new, separate account and character will be used to play [...]. if there was ever any concern that phones couldn’t run the game smoothly then i don’t think that’s even the case now. The interface will be designed for mobile. From the FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team. ""Oho, you might be right! A: In the Nexon investor presentation, the game is labeled as Final Fantasy XI R. (It was previously labeled "Final Fantasy XI Reboot"). You can see the future pipeline below, and the games planned for 2020 in the second slide. Will it depend on some kind of controller input or keyboard attachment? There will definitely be restrictions on content and jobs at the start, such as only implementing up to Chains of Promathia. A: FFXI is coming to mobile (Android, iOS) around "2016". This is indeed still listed as just mobile, but you weren't completely off base. Q: Will this launch with all the FFXI expansions? Even though they will preserve the MMORPG format, the game will be more of an online RPG where the main content will involve 3 man, party play and assembling heroes (likely referring to Trusts?). The 2 represented a footnote on the page. It’s built from the bottom up to be fully online, with a lot of features that players “haven’t seen in either casual or hardcore racing games.” According to Nexon, no other game has the same set of features. Currently, I’m unable to say anything definitive, but as a game, it will be something completely new. Hope to be pleasantly surprised but certainly not expecting to be. The first is focusing on a portfolio of fewer but bigger fully online multiplayer games and virtual worlds. But I also think there may be something to some of the rumors. The fourth is placing bets, as appropriate, on new IP that the company believes are really special. As far as the social aspect goes, the game will feature Linkshells and a guild system to enhance its community. It's a saturated and extremely volatile market that could render all of this effort pointless if the game doesn't take off. A: No, this was media reporting this incorrectly. Players start by creating a character which may be customized. To solve this, they are using a combination of Web servers and TCP servers, in order to reproduce the environments to match the PC version of the title in the mobile terminal. Speaking about the new game by Embark, Nexon will talk “a lot more” about it later this year. Appreciate these updates. Nexon recently hosted its financial conference for investors and analysts and provided some interesting information about its upcoming games and business, including a snippet about the upcoming mobile Final Fantasy XI reboot code-named Final Fantasy XI R. First of all, for those who have been wondering, Final Fantasy XI R is still in the works, as showcased in the publisher’s pipeline, but it doesn’t appear among the games that will be released in 2020. tl;dr: Almost no new info, just that it seems to still be in development. A: No. Proceed to the forums. Q: Will FFXI Mobile share servers or existing characters with the Windows version? Products based on these four tenets will start rolling out in 2020. but if everything is done through touch that just seems horrible to me. A: No, this was media reporting this incorrectly. SE is planning for seemingly all expansions after release: Players will eventually be able to play Rhapsodies of Vana’diel, so we'll be putting in a ton of effort to try and match or even surpass the PC version. A community for those with interest in Square Enix's original MMORPG, Final Fantasy XI (FFXI, FF11). I have absolutely 0 expectations of this being good even IF it does come out. For example, when considering that a method of payment is unimaginable at the stage we're currently at might be proposed, it is not possible to make a conclusive decision. While that did not happen, the recent 16th anniversary letter says: The next year of FINAL FANTASY XI is shaping up to be even better than the previous. Press J to jump to the feed. While Final Fantasy Grandmasters takes place in Vana'diel, it is a different game and is not FFXI nor FFXI Mobile. From April 2016, some sample screenshots were provided: Gamer Escape article as well as this Korean article. The 2 represented a footnote on the page. We would like to have as many people play as possible, so we believe it will be a system that will allow players to participate with ease. (translated by /u/RablaAndrews). They'd have to change everything so much to make it work, that it wouldnt be FFXI any more. it’s funny i’ve changed my phone 3 times since they first announced this project. Q: Is using the same game engine or something different? Q: What regions will FFXI Mobile be available in? The PS2 version for example is a bit over 5GB in size. We also hear that Nexon has been “resetting the strategic pillars” of its global business based on four tenets. SE says details aren't concrete yet. The November Version Update Has Landed! Q: What will a party composition look like? Why spend all of this time and money on a mobile title otherwise? It’s a “multiplayer co-op action game” that the publisher believes is “really exciting.” They also think that the game will “change online games in the west.”. Quote SE: We plan to extend service to Japan, Korea, and North America, as well as Europe and the rest of Asia.