Newly revealed Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin will take the long running and beloved series in a new direction, when it launches onto Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC sometime next year.
Developed in partnership between Final Fantasy VII Remake veterans and Team Ninja members, Stranger of Paradise is an action-adventure game that mixes Final Fantasy with Ninja Gaiden.
“While it is FINAL FANTASY, it feels different—but there’s no doubt that the blood of FINAL FANTASY runs through its veins,” said Tetsuya Nomura, Creative Producer for STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN. “We’ve undertaken the challenge of finding this difficult middle ground for this mature and stylish title. We need a little time until we’re able to complete it, and while the battle system is a bloody one, it does link to the story, so I hope you’ll use this opportunity to give it a try.”
“I’m truly happy to be involved with a new FINAL FANTASY, and a title connected to its origin at that,” said Fumihiko Yasuda, Head of Team NINJA at KOEI TECMO GAMES. “Using the feedback that the players provide after playing the trial version, all of us at Team NINJA will work to make this a title that meets the expectations of not only action game fans, but also FINAL FANTASY series fans around the world!”
With the memory of their struggle buried deep in their hearts…
Jack and his allies, Ash and Jed, burn with resolve to defeat Chaos as they throw open the gates to the Chaos Shrine. Yet doubts remain—are they truly the Warriors of Light the prophecy foretold?
Step into a world of dark fantasy and revel in the exhilarating, action-packed battles!
A playable demo of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin will be available to PlayStation 5 owners until June 24th.