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Video: Director Hajime Tabata revisits the making of Final Fantasy XV

At GDC 2017 Square Enix's Hajime Tabata reflects on the process of making Final Fantasy XV, sharing stories with fellow devs about the trials and triumphs the dev team faced while shipping the game.

October 26, 2017

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The story of Final Fantasy XV's development is filled with twists and turns.

At GDC 2017, Square Enix's Hajime Tabata reflected on the process, sharing stories with fellow devs about the trials and triumphs the dev team faced under his guidance as director.

His presentation, live-translated into English, offered curious devs a rare look inside the way Square Enix produces games in its flagship franchise.

If you missed out on seeing it in person, no worries -- now you can watch Tabata's talk for free on the official GDC YouTube channel!

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