Final Fantasy XVI release date, when is the game coming out?

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It's official, Final Fantasy XVI will come out 22th June 2023 exclusively on Playstation 5!

This release date, along with a new trailer, were revealed at the prestigious The Game Awards ceremony. We summarize everything in this article on the next installment of the Final Fantasy saga.


Final Fantasy XVI release date

Announced two years ago at a Playstation conference, Final Fantasy 16 will be released on June 22, 2023 on Playstation 5.

This announcement was unveiled during The Game Awards 2022 ceremony. This evening aims to reward the best video game prowess of the past year, with in particular the highly anticipated category of GOTY (Game Of The Year).

In addition, it is an unmissable event for players who want to know the latest news, as many trailers and release dates are revealed there.

Regarding Final Fantasy XVI, it is therefore a new trailer, accompanied by a release date, which have been revealed in broad daylight.

>>> Watch the Final Fantasy XVI trailer on Youtube <<

Pre-orders and editions

We also know the different editions that will accompany this release:

FINAL FANTASY XVI Collector's Edition

  • Collector's Box: A superb metallic box decorated with an impressive illustration signed by Yoshitaka Amano, the legendary illustrator of FINAL FANTASY
  • FINAL FANTASY XVI: the basic game in its box, with reversible cover.
  • Premium Statue - Phoenix vs Ifrit: a figurine immortalizing a fight between two Primordials: Phoenix and Ifrit.
  • Metallic Pin Set - Primordials: A set of premium pins featuring the eight Primordials.
  • New Clive Rosfield SteelBook┬« Case: A SteelBook case embellished with an illustration of Clive Rosfield, the protagonist.
  • Cloth Valisthea World Map: A cloth map of Valisthea, the world in which the story takes place.
  • Sanguine Sword (In-Game Weapon, DLC): FINAL FANTASY II main character Firion's weapon will be usable in-game.


  • Basic game in its box, with reversible cover.
  • Fabric world map of Valisthea.
  • New Clive Rosfield Steelbook┬« case.

FINAL FANTASY XVI Digital Deluxe Edition

  • Basic game.
  • Mini digital artbook.
  • Mini digital soundtrack.

Final Fantasy XVI is a single-player action RPG exclusively for the Playstation 5. Embodying the character of Clive Rosfield, the player will have to evolve within the world of Valisth├ęa, divided by dark political issues.

If you like the Final Fantasy license, know that the next game to come is Final Fantasy Crisis Core Reunion which will be released on December 13, 2022. This remake tells the story that takes place before Final Fantasy VII and highlights the character of Zack. 

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