The annual meeting of shareholders of Square Enix Ltd. met today and company president Yoichi Wada had some choice words on the topic of a Final Fantasy VIII remake. While this isn’t the only topic discussed, via Twitter it seems Final Fantasy Versus XIII was not mentioned during the briefing. Thanks to Asanagi of Intermezzo for the following news flashes, I’ve translated them below.
These mirrors the quotes of Tetsuya Nomura who mentioned a FF7 remake in a Famitsu interview last month.
Nomura: The new Final Fantasy must overcome the Final Fantasy of the past.
Nomura: There are a lot of people who want a remake of Final Fantasy VII. However, new titles take precedence. We work our hardest to make something that might be even better than Final Fantasy VII.
So do you think the day will ever come when a new Final Fantasy title will surpass FF7′s divine status? Or has the company reached a peak?