Final Fantasy XVI: From “Introduction” Through “Awakening”

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Final Fantasy XVI: From “Introduction” Through “Awakening”

Josh Wigler (@roundhoward) and Brooklyn Zed (@hardrockhope) are playing “Final Fantasy XVI,” the newest adventure in Square-Enix’s long-running Final Fantasy franchise. In “Final Fantasy XVI,” players explore the world of Valisthea in the role of Clive Rosfield, Shield of Rosaria, whose fiery destiny comes into the focus over the course of the Final Fantasy series’ sixteenth mainline title. The game releases June 22, available only for PlayStation 5.

This week, Josh and Zed talk through the game’s introduction and continue all the way through “Awakening.” For the next podcast, make sure to play through “The Crystal’s Curse.”

Hang with Josh and Zed all summer as they check in and out of “Final Fantasy XVI,” plus other stories from Zed’s time twitching the Final Fantasy games and more at

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