Final Fantasy 15 director wants the ending to make you cry – just like Final Fantasy 7

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 9 March 2016 19:54 GMT

Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata wants the ending to the game to be so emotional you’ll cry.

Speaking with Game Informer (thanks Gamespot) in the latest issue, Tabata said he wants to give customers “a moving ending” due to the time they will invest.

“I want to create a very emotional ending to the game and want to make as many people cry as possible,” he said. “You’re spending so many hours playing the game, so when I finish a game and it ends on a sour note and it doesn’t move me, it gets me disappointed.”

Tabata went on to say his team, which includes many who worked on Final Fantasy 7, are “taking on the challenge of trying to exceed that title once more.”

He said using FF7 as inspiration is a very high goal for the team, but a great motivator all the same.

So, we’re going to be crying yet again, just like in FF7 it seems. Damn it. Then again, other games in the series have made many teary-eyed as well, and not just at the end.

Square Enix is expected to announce a release date for Final Fantasy 15 later this month.

The game is slated for release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and possibly PC.

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