A Final Fantasy 6 Remake Would Take About 20 Years, Says Square Enix Director

Yoshinori Kitase also revealed that he receives a lot of requests from the fans regarding a Final Fantasy 6 remake.

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  • Square Enix director Yoshinori Kitase talks about Final Fantasy 6 remake in an interview.
  • According to Kitase, a remake of Final Fantasy 6 would take about 20 years to complete.
  • The director also revealed that he received a lot of requests regarding the remake.

Square Enix director Yoshinori Kitase revealed in an interview with Julien Chièze that a Final Fantasy 6 remake would take about 20 years to complete. As reported by Genki, Kitase also receives a lot of requests from the fans regarding the remake. The interview also featured Naoki Hamaguchi, the director of the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth.

You can skip to 15:00 of the following video, where Yoshinori Kitase talks about the Final Fantasy 6 remake.

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Final Fantasy 7 (Rebirth) is a remake of such a large volume. A project that is extremely difficult to read in modern times,” Kitase said. “I’ve been involved with it for about 10 years and if I were to do a remake of (Final Fantasy) 6, it would take about more than twice as much time,” the Square Enix director revealed.

Kitase also talked about how there is a lot of content and characters, and that he receives a lot of requests regarding the remake but he can’t confirm it right now. Furthermore, Naoki Hamaguchi also said that he was inspired by Final Fantasy 6 more than Final Fantasy 7 to become a game creator.

Combat in Final Fantasy 6.
Combat in Final Fantasy 6.

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Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is about to launch on February 29, 2024, for the PlayStation 5. Meanwhile, Final Fantasy 6 was released in 1994 for the Super NES. The title was also rereleased on Game Boy Advance and PlayStation and is also available to play on Nintendo Switch

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