January 26, 2023

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Six years after its announcement, Square’s Final Fantasy 11 mobile reboot is cancelled

Square Enix’s long-in-the-works Final Fantasy 11 reboot for mobile devices has, six years after its initial announcement, been officially cancelled.

Final Fantasy 11 R – a mobile version of 2002’s PlayStation 2, PC, and later Xbox 360 MMORPG Final Fantasy 11 Online – was originally unveiled back in March 2015 as a collaboration between Square Enix and online game specialist Nexon.

Leaked screenshots of the reboot emerged a year later, but the game sailed right through its originally planned 2016 release window with barely a peep. Since then, news on the project has been sparse, but now, some six years after the game’s unveiling, Square and Nexon have finally confirmed what many had long suspected: development has officially ceased.

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