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Square Enix has started up a new internal game studio. Titled Luminous Productions, it will be headed by Hajime Tabata, director of Final Fantasy XV, as well as several other members of the game’s creative team.

Here’s the full press release:

Tokyo, Japan (March 27, 2018) – Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., today announced a newly established development studio, Luminous Productions Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo, Japan.

Luminous Productions was established with the purpose of developing new AAA titles and bringing innovative game and other entertainment content to a global audience.

Staffed with members of the creative team behind “FINAL FANTASY XV” developed within another Square Enix Group studio, Square Enix Co., Ltd., Luminous Productions further builds on Square Enix Group’s vision to create new intellectual properties alongside our existing studios.

More information regarding Luminous Productions’s new projects will be revealed at a later date.

It’s not much to parse through, though given the talent on board it will likely be focused on open-world RPGs similar to FFXV. We have yet to see what Luminous will produce, so stay wired for more information at a later date.

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A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.