In an interview with Gamesutra
, admits that fan reaction to Final Fantasy XIII
was a mixed bag and that a series overhaul may be in the works.
has always changed things up for the latest and greatest Final Fantasy
installments, but they’ve only been slight tweaks here and there. Sometimes the way a character progresses and learns abilities are played around with, while other times the art style and linearity of the game gets adjusted. The core RPG concepts haven’t changed much though since the very first time we entered a dungeon in the original Final Fantasy.