Final Fantasy XVI

Square Enix
Available on
PS5
Released 22/06/2023

What is Final Fantasy XVI?

Enter the dark fantasy world of Valisthea in this highly anticipated single-player action RPG.

The 16th standalone entry in the legendary Final Fantasy series marks a darker turn for the RPG franchise, with a complex tale of revenge, power struggles and unavoidable tragedy.

Final Fantasy XVI reimagines the series' iconic summons as Eikons. These deadly creatures are housed within Dominants, men and women who inherit their immense power at birth - whether they like it or not.

Eikons are the most powerful beings in Valisthea, a land where six powerful realms have emerged thanks to the power of the Mothercrystals. The aether provided by these towering mountains of crystal powers the magicks that have allowed these nations to thrive for many years — but now a mysterious Blight threatens to disrupt their uneasy alliance.

Play as Clive Rosfield, First Shield of Rosaria and guardian of his younger brother Joshua, the Dominant of the Eikon Phoenix, in this epic action RPG from a team of Final Fantasy veterans.

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Final Fantasy XVI key features

The first fully-fledged action-RPG in the mainline Final Fantasy series

Clive Rosfield is on a mission to free mankind from its fate, and must use the Eikonic powers at his disposal to overcome every obstacle his enemies lay before him.

From blessed to blighted

Discover a once-prosperous world in the grip of a blight that threatens to destroy its dominions - and with it the fragile peace that has long reigned between them.

Unleash incredible power 

Pit Eikon against Eikon in monumental, visually spectacular clashes that put you at the heart of the epic action. Utilise the power of the game's many Eikons to expand your arsenal of attacks, as you battle monsters, enemies and powerful dominants. 

Play your way

Myriad accessibility options allow anyone to experience Clive's adventure - from seasoned action gamers to those who just want to enjoy the story. 

From strength to strength

A plethora of powerful swordplay techniques and Eikonic abilities lie within Clive's remit - and it is up to you to decide which ones you wish to learn or upgrade. If you're having trouble choosing, upgrades can be unlocked automatically.

Stunning visuals

Explore Valisthea’s vast and beautiful world with 4K resolution*.

Haptic feedback and adaptive triggers

Experience a new level of immersion made possible by the DualSense wireless controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive trigger functionality.

Fast loading via SSD

Enjoy shortened load times and return to the action faster than ever with the PS5 console’s high-speed SSD.

*Requires 4K compatible TV or monitor.

Guides and editorials

Everything you need to know about Final Fantasy XVI

Whether you’re a long-time fan or a first-time adventurer, this expansive PlayStation 5 exclusive has plenty to discover. 

Learn more about the story, the world of Valisthea, the characters and the major changes made to the long-running series' legendary combat.