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In a press release today it was announced that Sony Pictures Television, Hivemind and Sqaure Enix would be teaming up to bring the hit video game franchise to Netflix. Hivemind is the studio that is currently developing The Witcher live-action series for Netflix and is also the studio behind Amazon Primes series The Expanse.
The legacy of Final Fantasy games is a long one, with each game being set in it’s own distinct world, complete with owns unique mythos. The Final Fantasy series will be set in one of these worlds, that of Eorzea from Final Fantasy XIV the massively multiplayer online role playing game.
Chris Parnell, co-president of Sony Pictures Television had this to say of the announcement, “Final Fantasy XIV and Eorzea are the perfect gateway into Final Fantasy for longtime fans and newcomers alike.” Also confirmed was that many fan favorite characters and aspects of the world would be present in the show including Magitek, Beastmen, Airships, Chocobos and even Cid.
Source via Kotaku.