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Tanaka "very pleased" Uematsu agreed to score FFXIV


Final Fantasy XIV producer Hiromichi Tanaka has told VG247 he's thrilled famed composer of previous FF musical scores Nobuo Uematsu has taken on the game's full soundtrack.

"Yes, very pleased," he said when asked if he's happy Uematsu's on board for the MMO.

"I've been working with Uematsu since the beginning of the Final Fantasy series. Even when Mr Uematsu left Square Enix, we still went drinking together. We're good friends."

Tanaka, speaking at GamesCom, added: "As he's very busy, we didn't expect him to do all of the music for FFXIV, but this time he kindly suggested that he would take care of the whole [score]."

Uematsu left Square Enix in 2004 alongside FF creator Hironobu Sakaguchi to become a freelancer composer, although he does tend to contribute pieces since leaving the publisher, including the main theme to Final Fantasy XIII.

Game's out next year for PS3 and PC.

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