During Wednesday’s PlayStation 5 Showcase stream, Square Enix gave Final Fantasy followers a primary peek on the subsequent mainline entry within the role-playing sport franchise: Final Fantasy 16.

Showing off Final Fantasy components we all know and love, like chocobos, Shiva, dragoons, and discussions of “mother crystals,” the gameplay gave the impression to be targeted round controlling a single character, moderately than a celebration of them.

The beasts that Final Fantasy followers know as summons, primals, or eikons are additionally seen all through the trailer, wreaking tons of havoc within the medieval-ish setting. We see Shiva, Ifrit, Phoenix, and what seems like Titan.

Final Fantasy 16 might be a PlayStation console unique, with a Windows PC launch “also available,” in line with the tip of the trailer proven throughout the PS5 Showcase. While Square Enix didn’t announce a launch date for the next-gen Final Fantasy, it’s been years since the latest entry. Final Fantasy 15 was launched in November 2016, so it is smart {that a} tease for the subsequent installment of the beloved JRPG franchise is lastly rearing its head.

The new sport is being produced by Naoki Yoshida, the producer mastermind behind Final Fantasy 14, and it’s being developed by Hiroshi Takai, who additionally labored on the Final Fantasy MMORPG. Earlier this yr, Yoshida downplayed rumors that he was directing of Final Fantasy 16, calling hypothesis that he was the sport’s director “fake news.” However, he by no means mentioned he wasn’t producing it.

Members of the Final Fantasy 15 crew fashioned a brand new studio inside Square Enix known as Luminous Productions. That crew is engaged on Project Athia, which was announced in June.

Update: Square Enix advised Polygon that it couldn’t affirm whether or not Final Fantasy 16 is coming to PC.

The trailer broadcast throughout the PS5 Showcase featured a card on the finish saying the sport would “also [be] available on PC.” However, the separately uploaded trailer on the Final Fantasy YouTube channel doesn’t embody this slide. The title and description of the video solely point out the PS5, not PC; the identical is true of the announcement post on Square Enix’s website.

Asked for clarification about Final Fantasy 16’s launch platforms, a Square Enix consultant advised Polygon, “We have no further information on if FINAL FANTASY XVI will be released on platforms other than the PS5.” The spokesperson didn’t touch upon the be aware within the PS5 Showcase trailer a couple of PC model.