Final Fantasy 15 Art Director Leaves After 24 Years at Square Enix
Yusuke Naora's last day at Square Enix was September 30.
A veteran Square Enix art director has left the Japanese developer.
Yusuke Naora announced on Twitter that his last day with the Final Fantasy XV developer was Friday, September 30. The tweets were translated by Nova Crystallis. Most recently, Naora was the art director for Final Fantasy XV, which, after its latest delay, is scheduled to come out in late November.
After 24 years working at Square Enix, Yusuke Naora (Art director for FFXV and more) has left the company on September 30th. pic.twitter.com/0CssW1A6dO— Nova Crystallis (@Nova_Crystallis) October 1, 2016
Naora worked on numerous Final Fantasy projects, dating back to 1994's Final Fantasy VI, for which he served as a field graphic designer. Check out the image below, shared by an editor at Nova Crystallis, to see more of the projects that Naora worked on during his time at Square Enix.
These are some of the amazing projects he worked on. Art director for FFVII, FFX, FFXV and more. Naora-san had done an awesome job. pic.twitter.com/yccT4LvHSI— MakuXV (@RedMakuzawa) October 1, 2016
Additionally, it's reported that Naora is shifting to an independent role that will see him continuing to work with Square Enix on illustrations and designs.
The highly anticipated Final Fantasy XV launches on November 29 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For more, check out GameSpot's new feature, "Lessons From the Opening Hours of Final Fantasy XV."
A new, more powerful PS4, the PS4 Pro, is scheduled to come out in November for $400. Final Fantasy XV is among the games that will be enhanced for the system.
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