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If you’re planning on playing Final Fantasy 16 on PC, you’ll definitely need an SSD

Those of you considering playing Final Fantasy 16 on PC whenever it launches will want to make sure you have an SSD in your rig.

Back in September, when Final Fantasy 16’s DLC was announced, it was also finally revealed that a PC port was in the works (something everyone generally knew anyway). We still don’t know when the previously PS5-exclusive game will be launching on PC, or even what kind of specs you’ll need to run it, but in a recent interview with Famitsu, producer Naoki Yoshida did confirm one thing at the very least: you’ll need an SSD. As translated by PCGamesN, Yoshida touched on the PC release, saying, “Details will be announced in due course. However, I would like you to prepare an SSD. Even if we did our best to adjust the GPU, in Final Fantasy 16, a game where loading speed is critical, the HDD would be a pain.

“Of course, we will do our best to optimise as much as possible, but we cannot overcome the hardware barrier alone, so please consider that an SSD is a must. We will announce the exact recommended specifications on another occasion.”

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