There’s a leak circulating in 4chan’s /v/ and /vrpg/ about FFXVI. As usual take it with a truckload of salt since OP never mentioned/provided any sources. People there are notorious LARPers, just sharing to generate discussion. Here’s the leak:-
On the marketing:
>Game was supposed to come out 2021 due to the Sony contract, new deal states Square will release a demo by September.
>Game’s marketing is exclusive to Sony’s brand and video series.
>Game is targeting early summer 2022 and exclusive for 1 year.
>Game will have a Season Pass and other stuff like a tv shorts based around its world.
Leaks regarding the game:
>Game has one character who can use other characters powers.
>Story dictates other story characters on the field, but only your health bar will show.
>You can use Phoenix for pure all-round action gameplay and other summons like titan for specific parts.
>Titan powers can remove buffs and give you shield to stop 1-shot moves.
>Each power gets double damaged based on the element’s ala pokemon so you have to keep switching.
>Summon powers can increase when doing the summoners questlines.
Leaks regarding the story:
>Main character is the bastard son of the king.
>When ambushed by another kingdom his brother turned to Phoenix and was going to level the entire kingdom.
>MC turned to a summon and fought his brother, no one won, and his brother the phoenix flew away, stating he cannot return to his human form.
>Phoenix will show up throughout the years to burn a crystal with his flame, making the world more dangerous to live in.
>The MC goes on a quest to kill him, but he gets casted away anyway from his kingdom because he failed to protect his brother.
>You are hunted by a hero paladin and his generic heroes’ buddies throughout the story.
>The twist is the paladin is the host of a devil summon.
>there are 4 big kingdoms and multiple smaller ones.
>There is one optional city that is very well hidden, and they want you to find it by mistake.
>You can swim and jump and can ride animals.
>No loading screens in the open fields.
>Shops will not sell you stuff till you show your loyalty when coming to a new town.
>There is 1 (smart) race that is not human, but other than that everyone else is human.
>MC clothes will change based on the story.