The title will delve into the history of Jack Garland and his motives
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin has excited some Final Fantasy fansnot only because of its interesting twist on gameplay, but also because it will be tied to the story that started it all inearly Final Fantasy . Many fans have the doubt of where in the official timeline the new game takes place, but the truth is that, although it has the same characters and more details of the story, it is something alternative.
Those in charge of this project and the series in general (Square Enix and Koei Tecmo) participated in the PlayStation Blog to discuss the creative details of this title. The article touched on the relationship between the original game ( Final Fantasy ) and Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin .
STRANGER OF PARADISE: FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN TO PRESENT 3D MODELS OF THE ORIGINAL GAME
According to the creatives, this title was a challenge, as they show modernized versions of several iconic locations from the original adventure, which were not done in 3D, such as the memorable sequence of the north bridge and the royal family , to which the movie belongs. Princess Sarah.
“ This scene is very important as it marks the beginning of the adventure in Final Fantasy I. We definitely wanted to incorporate this into Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin.
Listening to the Final Fantasy theme excites me and makes me feel like something incredible is about to begin. I felt just like that when I heard the song being performed during this year’s Olympics! I wanted to provoke that same feeling in those who play Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. ” commented Daisuke Inoue, director of the franchise.
STRANGER OF PARADISE: FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN WILL BE AN ALTERNATE STORY
Something very interesting is that the producer of the game, Jin Fujiwara once again made it clear that Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is not a continuation, prequel, definitive version or remake of the story of the original Final Fantasy , but rather is a return to tell the story alternately, as if it took place in a parallel universe.
“We thought we could expand on the original story of the game with Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin by showing a possibility of why Garland ended up like this.
We see the story of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin as an “alternate story” to Final Fantasy I. It is probably easier to think that this game takes place in a parallel universe that is on par with the original game.” said Jin Fujiwara, producer at Square Enix.
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Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin will debut on March 18, 2022 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, and PC (via Epic Games Store).