After months at the top, Final Fantasy 16 is no longer the most anticipated in Japan in favor of another game
Famitsu magazine produces a monthly ranking in which players vote for their favorites.
Like the rest of the games in the franchise, Final Fantasy XVI is one of the most anticipated titles for gamers around the world. The new work of Square-Enix It has been featured for months in the famous polls that the Famitsu magazine carries out in Japan in relation to users’ favorite titles for the future.
FFXVI was on top for several months in a rowFinal Fantasy XVI has risen to the top of this ranking many times, and had been there for many months without any other protagonist being able to dethrone it. Now, in the latest survey collected by Nintendo Everything, there was a change in the topwith the Breath of the Wild sequel snatching the position.
The game of The Legend of Zelda It still does not have a confirmed title, but its launch scheduled for this 2022 has ended up making players want more and more to get their hands on it on Nintendo Switch. Other console titles like Splatoon 3 or Bayonetta 3 are also at the top of the chart, although you will see some games already released due to votes collected in the first half of February. We leave you the complete list below.
The most anticipated games in Japan
- Sequel to Breath of the Wild (Switch)
- Final Fantasy XV (PS5)
- Splatoon 3 (switch)
- Bayonetta 3 (switch)
- Dragon Quest X Offline (Switch)
- Triangle Strategy (Switch)
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Switch)
- Gran Turismo 7 (PS5)
- Ushiro (switch)
- Ring Elden (PS4)
- Ring Elden (PS5)
- Chocobo GP (switch)
- Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak (Switch)
- Pragmatic (PS5)
- Dragon Quest X Offline (PS4)
- Atelier Sophie 2 (Switch)
- Sophie’s Workshop 2 (PS4)
- Relay (PS4)
- Gran Turismo 7 (PS4)
- Forspoken (PS5)
- Dragon Quest X Offline (PS5)
- Star Ocean: Divine Force (PS4)
- Neptunia x Serran Kagura: Ninja Wars (Switch)
- Relay (PS5)
- Forbidden Horizon West (PS5)
- Anonymous;Code (PS4)
- Metal Max: Wild West (Switch)
- Granblue Fantasy Relink (PS4)
- Star Ocean: Divine Force (PS5)
- Anonymous; Code (switch)
It should be noted that the director of Final Fantasy XVI himself commented at the end of 2021 that the game was delayed for six months due to the effects of the pandemic, which may have affected player perception. We still do not have a release date marked on the calendar, although we have been summoned in the spring of this 2022 to learn more about the new numbered episode of the legendary saga.
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