As per a recent in-game announcement, Final Fantasy Record Keeper will be unavailable to players outside of Japan. Final Fantasy Record Keeper was released back in March 2015, and now after seven and half years, it will shut down on September 29, 2022. It is, however, clear that the game will be available to the players in Japan.
Final Fantasy Record Keeper shut down announcement
Developed by Square Enix and published by DeNA, Final Fantasy Record Keeper is a free-to-play gacha role-playing game. The game was initially released in Japan on September 24, 2014, before its global release in 2015. The game presents original characters and stories interacting with characters, scenarios, and battles from other Final Fantasy series games.
The tweet from the game’s official account hinted at the closing of the game by referring to an in-game announcement regarding the service of Final Fantasy Record Keeper. The in-game notice provided details about the decision to discontinue the Final Fantasy Record Keeper game service on September 29, 5:00 PM PST. Also, the purchase of gems in the game will be suspended by August 30, 2022. Ichiro Hazama, the producer of Final Fantasy Record Keeper regarding the end of the game’s service gave a heartfelt message to the game’s fans.
FFRK players were disappointed after the sudden announcement
It also included a farewell message from the game’s development producer, Yu Sasaki, expressing her gratitude to all FFRK players for their love and support. Fans of the game were in surprise by this unforeseen decision, many of them expressing their disappointment regarding the same. Though there was no proper reason disclosed behind the decision, fans seem to wait for a future update.