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FFXIV: A Realm Reborn director Yoshi-P reflects on 5 major milestones

Our interview with Naoki “Yoshi-P” Yoshida.

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When the now-beloved MMORPG Final Fantasy 14 originally launched in 2010, it was a disaster. A baffling UI and mind-numbing level grind alienated players in droves.

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Enter Naoki Yoshida. He became the producer and director in December 2010 and proved instrumental in the game’s relaunch as A Realm Reborn in August 2013.