Sq. Enix have announced the closure of Remaining Fantasy Report Keeper’s international servers. The Japanese model of the sport will stay working going ahead.
Their announcement was made alongside messages from each producer Ichiro Hazama and improvement producer Yu Sasaki.
Hi there! That is Ichiro Hazama from SQEX.
Effectively, everybody. Have you ever performed FFRK to your coronary heart’s content material?
For me, this undertaking has been a treasure trove brimming with the limitless wonders of the FF sequence.
After all, it may by no means convey all the attraction discovered within the FF video games.
However I’d prefer to suppose we had been in a position to deliver you glimpses of its iconic pixel graphics, music, unimaginable battle programs, and a lot extra.
Seven years in the past when it began, you might depend the variety of characters within the recreation, and the strategic parts had been nonetheless comparatively easy.
However because of the many individuals at DeNA, and naturally all of you, the gamers, we had been in a position to create the sport you understand as we speak.
Phrases can not categorical the gratitude I really feel, however however, permit me to sincerely thanks all for every little thing over these a few years!
Sometime, I hope our paths will cross once more.
And right here is Sasaki’s assertion:
I want to sincerely thank all of our FFRK gamers, previous and current. With out every of you who performed the sport, we might by no means have been in a position to preserve it going for over seven years.
Pixel artwork is a private favourite of mine, so it’s been my pleasure throughout the previous seven years to have the ability to deliver you pixel artwork variations of so many moments from previous Remaining Fantasy video games, in addition to the adventures of Tyro and his buddies.
Because the Remaining Fantasy sequence celebrates its thirty fifth 12 months, I’ve little doubt it’ll proceed to deliver us the wonderful tales it’s recognized for. I hope you’ll proceed to get pleasure from these tales for years to return. Thanks a lot for being part of it!
Neither of their statements clarify the explanation for the sport’s shut down on international servers.
That is particularly odd contemplating because the Japanese model will proceed to run previous this for an indefinite period of time. Although the most probably purpose for this has to do with profitability.
As a consequence of this shutdown, Sq. Enix encourages gamers of the sport to check out Remaining Fantasy Courageous Exvius, one other cell recreation underneath the franchise, in the event that they haven’t already.
With this announcement, gamers will probably be unable to buy gems after August 30, 2022. Afterwards Remaining Fantasy Report Keeper will shut down globally on September 29, 2022.