Both of Square Enix’s online Final Fantasy games are going through staff shuffling. Akihiko Matsui, ex-director of Final Fantasy XI, is now part of the core Final Fantasy XIV team as the lead game designer.
Mizuki Ito, director of the Abyssea add-ons, is now the director of Final Fantasy XI and its fantasy world Vana’diel. Yoji Fujito, creator of the chocobo raising system, will assist him as the game’s associate director.
The newly appointed staff wrote messages to fans, which you can read here.