Japanese developer Square Enix is committed to maintaining its current-generation audience for the time being as the company claims it will not be releasing any next-gen exclusives anytime soon.
While the company revealed that they were working on next-gen titles for the upcoming machines, the backwards compatible nature of both consoles means that the developer will instead be working on games that release across current-gen and next-gen platforms.
“The next-generation consoles will have backward compatibility, so we plan for the time being to make our new titles available for both current and next-generation consoles,” Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda revealed.
“It will therefore be somewhat farther down the road that we release titles exclusively for the next-generation consoles.”
Despite the almost insane level of performance gain planned for the next generation compared to the current-gen base consoles– especially with Microsoft’s 12 Teraflop Xbox Series X – Square is not the only developer committed to the current generation.
In a unusual move, Microsoft will not be publishing any Xbox Series X exclusive games for the first year of its release. Outside of Sony PlayStation, it seems that most companies will be opting for a cross-gen experience.