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FF16 on State of Play: Updates Teased for Upcoming RPG

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: October 23, 2021 at 2:42 PM BST

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CD Projekt Red Acquires The Molasses Flood

CD Projekt Red, known for the Witcher series and Cyberpunk 2077, has expanded its creative family by acquiring The Molasses Flood, a Boston-based indie studio renowned for their 2016 survival game, The Flame in the Flood. Despite its niche status, the game gained acclaim for its distinctive art style and engaging gameplay. This acquisition allows The Molasses Flood to maintain their operational independence while collaborating on future CD Projekt Red projects, including the Witcher series and Cyberpunk 2077. This partnership is expected to foster innovative developments by merging The Molasses Flood's unique artistic vision with CD Projekt Red's extensive resources, potentially enhancing the gaming experiences of future titles. This strategic move highlights CD Projekt Red's commitment to enriching their game development capabilities and delivering high-quality content to the gaming community.

GTA Trilogy Priced

Rockstar Games has set the price for the eagerly awaited GTA Trilogy at $60 in the United States and ÂŖ54.99 in the United Kingdom. This collection, featuring Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, offers extensive gameplay opportunities, particularly for completionists eager to explore every detail of these expansive open-world maps. Additionally, Rockstar has confirmed that the PlayStation version will include both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 versions, enhancing accessibility for gamers on different consoles. While the pricing has ignited debate among the gaming community, with opinions divided on its value, especially for those familiar with the original games, the overall perception will likely hinge on individual gaming preferences and the unique enhancements offered in this remastered trilogy.

FF16 on State of Play

Final Fantasy 16 is poised to make a significant appearance at the upcoming State of Play event hosted by PlayStation, which will focus on third-party titles. Square Enix has been actively updating the game's website in preparation, signaling that major announcements could be imminent. Since the initial reveal, updates on Final Fantasy 16 have been sparse, leaving fans eager for new information. The game's director and producer, Naoki "Yoshi P" Yoshida, has hinted that development is progressing smoothly, raising expectations for an early release. This upcoming State of Play event is anticipated to provide key insights into the game's development, narrative, and gameplay elements, further fueling the excitement of Final Fantasy enthusiasts. As the gaming community looks forward to these updates, the anticipation surrounding Final Fantasy 16 continues to build, promising to bring new developments to one of the most iconic RPG series.

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