Final Fantasy 14 director Naoki Yoshida officially named an asteroid, Japanese fans rejoice


Final Fantasy 14 director and producer Naoki Yoshida is arguably one of the most popular creators in the world, and one fan has taken that excitement to the next level.

A Reddit user named Rukongai announced that he had a chain for the name of the asteroid and decided to christen it Yoshidanaoki to honor the creator.

This statement is confirmed by the fact that an asteroid detected during the 2006 investigation appeared in the database NASA with a new name and a small caption explaining who Naoki Yoshida is.

This has caused a lot of uproar, especially among Japanese fans, so much so that it was reported on Japanese national television today during the morning news showing the trends in social networking of the last day.

The video tells of Mr Yoshida’s reaction, which responded to him with his usual humor, alluding to the hope that an asteroid named after him would not spin into orbit with Earth because he would not want to become the enemy of all living things. beings on the planet.

Naoki Yoshida holds a special place in the hearts of many players as he sparked a miraculous turn in Final Fantasy 14 since the extremely negative adoption of the original 1.0 in 2010. until its successful launch in 2012, followed by a huge upswing, culminating in the recent expansion of Endwalker. The game has surpassed 25 million registered players and is currently the most lucrative game in the series ’history.

Mr. Yoshida is also currently producing Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 14 is currently available for PlayStation 4, PS5 and PCs. The Endwalker expansion came out a few months ago.

Hubert Gildon

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