The recent announcement of Final Fantasy XV
's two-month delay was met with a mixed reception. Many people are glad that we will be getting a more polished product, but others have become so fed up with waiting that their hope for the product has started waning again.
Apparently, some have even turned to the competition for comfort!
A while ago Square Enix provided their users with a poll, asking whether they were more interested in Persona 5
or Final Fantasy XV
. The reasons were speculated to be either the similar release period (with Persona 5
having a Japanese release planned just two weeks before Final Fantasy XV
) or the Persona series' increased prominence in recent years, especially among JRPG enthusiasts who have long been Final Fantasy's core user base, some of whom have begun to felt more and more alienated by the real-time action RPG combat and more of a move to science fiction than fantasy.
Nevertheless, while the