SQUARE ENIX announces STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN, an upcoming action/RPG being developed in collaboration with Team NINJA from KOEI TECMO GAMES. This will bring "a new vision to the FINAL FANTASY series" next year on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. In the meantime we are left with the Announcement Teaser Trailer and some developer commentary:
“While it is FINAL FANTASY, it feels different—but there's no doubt that the blood of FINAL FANTASY runs through its veins,” said Tetsuya Nomura, Creative Producer for STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN. “We've undertaken the challenge of finding this difficult middle ground for this mature and stylish title. We need a little time until we're able to complete it, and while the battle system is a bloody one, it does link to the story, so I hope you'll use this opportunity to give it a try.”

“I'm truly happy to be involved with a new FINAL FANTASY, and a title connected to its origin at that,” said Fumihiko Yasuda, Head of Team NINJA at KOEI TECMO GAMES. “Using the feedback that the players provide after playing the trial version, all of us at Team NINJA will work to make this a title that meets the expectations of not only action game fans, but also FINAL FANTASY series fans around the world!”