Final Fantasy Maker Square Enix to Launch NFT Game on Polygon


Square Enix—the storied Japanese video game publisher behind franchises like Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts—announced today that it will launch its upcoming NFT-based game Symbiogensis on Polygon, an Ethereum scaling network.

Symbiogenesis was first announced last November, and at the time, the publisher said that the story-driven collectibles game was tentatively planned to launch on Ethereum. However, the company said today that it will use Polygon instead, which uses a sidechain to offer faster and cheaper transactions than Ethereum’s own mainnet can handle.

“Square Enix opted to tap into Polygon’s high transaction speeds, low gas fees, and overall user-friendliness to deliver this unique experience to Web3 fans,” game producer Naoyuki Tamate said in a press release.

The publisher has drip-fed details through an official Twitter feed since November, but has yet to launch an official website, full trailer, or in-game screenshots ahead of its planned spring launch.

Square Enix offered a few more details alongside today’s announcement. The game will…

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