Regardless of its brief life being pretty rocky to date, Luminous Productions is difficult at work on its subsequent title. Whereas particulars are scarce, the staff that helped make Last Fantasy XV confirmed it’s engaged on an all new AAA title. Much more, this new mission is “not an present IP,” which means this can be a wholly unique mission.
In an interview with Famitsu, Takeshi Terada mentioned:
The staff that created ‘FFXV’ desires to create a brand new AAA title that’s not an present IP, it’s why Luminous Productions was born. I cannot speak concerning the particulars, however like “FFXV,” I’ll create a recreation primarily based on a brand new world drawn with top quality, excessive finish. Please be assured that the following mission is already in movement.
It additionally confirms that the staff’s subsequent mission is not going to be Last Fantasy-related, so don’t anticipate this factor to be Last Fantasy XVI. It additionally appears to point that Terada is directing this thriller mission, however that’s unconfirmed presently.
Luminous Productions was established by Sqaure Enix in 2018, made up of many individuals who labored on Last Fantasy XV. The studio was initially led by Last Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata. Nonetheless, Tabata shockingly introduced his departure from Sq. Enix, and due to this fact Luminous Productions, on the finish of the yr. In consequence, the majority of the post-launch Last Fantasy XV DLC was cancelled. The one chapter to not be cancelled, Episode Ardyn, only in the near past launched. Now that Episode Ardyn is lastly achieved, it seems just like the studio is absolutely invested on this new recreation.
We in all probability gained’t hear about this recreation for a while, however we do know work has formally began on it. It seems like it could even be a next-gen title, too, as a Luminous worker explicitly mentions “PS5” in a job description. Nonetheless, as of proper now, the whole lot is a thriller.
[Source: Famitsu via ResetEra]