When is the Final Fantasy 16 demo release date window?

Find out when you will be able to play the Final Fantasy 16 demo, which Square Enix have confirmed will arrive ahead of the game's launch on PS5.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo: Clive and Torgal can be seen

When is the Final Fantasy 16 demo release date? Eight years after the release of the last mainline Final Fantasy game, excitement for Final Fantasy 16 has never been higher and players are on the edge of their seats, wanting to just get a taste of what the game has to offer before the full release.

While the Final Fantasy 16 release date is set for June, a demo has been confirmed by Yoshi-P, the RPG game’s director, which will allow players to get to grips with the game’s combat and meet the various Final Fantasy 16 characters. Square Enix is also pretty generous with the demos it develops and releases, so you can expect Final Fantasy 16 to be the same.

Final Fantasy 16 demo release date window

The Final Fantasy 16 demo release date is expected to be June 8, 2023, or June 9, 2023, about two weeks before the game releases. The planned demo’s release during this period was confirmed by Yoshi-P in a Famitsu interview (translated by @Genki_JPN on Twitter).

This would mean that the demo would launch right around Summer Game Fest, with the big show for the event taking place on June 8, 2023. We could get a shadow-drop of the demo during the show, especially as Square Enix is a confirmed partner for the showcase on June 8, 2023.

Final Fantasy 16 Demo: The list of partners for the Summer Game Fest show can be seen

On June 1, 2023, a demo placeholder appeared on the PlayStation Store, indicating that its arrival could be imminent.

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While you wait for the Final Fantasy 16 demo, you can get acquainted with some of the features the full game will offer including the Final Fantasy 16 Hideaway, which acts as a hub. We also know the Final Fantasy 16 length is pretty long, several dozen hours, so prepare for an extended adventure across Valisthea in what will hopefully be one of the best PS5 RPGs.