Even Final Fantasy’s producer is playing Zelda

Final Fantasy game producer and director Naoki Yoshia showing off his Zelda-themed Nintendo Switch playing Tears of the Kingdom during a Final Fantasy XIV developer live stream.
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Even Naoki Yoshida cannot resist the allure of Zelda.

Yoshida is a busy, busy man. Not only is he in the middle of a press tour promoting the soon-to-be-out Final Fantasy XVI, but he’s also working on the critically acclaimed MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. Naturally, that leaves him little time for personal pursuits, but apparently, he hasn’t let his demanding schedule get between him and the game launch of the summer.

During the downtime ahead of today’s Final Fantasy XIV developer livestream — a regular event in which game director Yoshida and community manager Toshio Murouchi talk about new additions and updates to the game — Yoshida was seen playing a Switch.

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