The Final Fantasy franchise is a realm reborn, as longtime FF developer Yoshinori Kitase has been named the brand new model supervisor for the collection, succeeding now-Square Enix government officer Shinji Hashimoto.
The announcement was made throughout a stage presentation marking Day 2 of the Final Fantasy XIV Digital Fan Festival (27:32 mark of the under video). FFXIV producer Naoki Yoshida launched Hashimoto and invited him to the stage, the place the passing of the proverbial Firaga spell was made official. Hashimoto will proceed his duties as an government on Square Enix’s board of administrators.
Hashimoto held the place of Final Fantasy model supervisor for over a decade. He served as government producer on each FF sport since 2005, in addition to The World Ends With You and a number of video games within the Kingdom Hearts collection.
Kitase started working with the Final Fantasy franchise as a designer for 1991’s Final Fantasy Adventure on the Game Boy. Since then he led growth on a few of Square Enix’s extra essential titles, together with his co-director position on 1995’s Chrono Trigger, co-producer on the primary two Kingdom Hearts video games, and director of Final Fantasy 6, 7, 8, and 10. Kitase’s subsequent tasks are the upcoming cell titles Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis and FFVII: The First Soldier, together with the upgraded Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade coming June 10.
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