Square Enix has revealed that its latest RPG for the Nintendo 3DS – Final Fantasy Explorers – will not support stereoscopic 3D. The news comes from a flurry of rumours surrounding the title’s debut at the Tokyo Game Show last month, which was only playable in 2D mode on the Nintendo handheld. It’s not the first time a 3DS game has not utilised the console’s stereoscopic 3D as Game Freak declined to use the mode for the overworld in Pokemon X & Y, making it much more pleasing for 2DS owners.
The publisher, though, has said Circle Pad Pro support is provided for those not planning on making the jump to the New Nintendo 3DS and XL models. On the new models, the C-Stick will control the camera, while ZL and ZR are used to lock onto monsters or summons, respectively. Final Fantasy Explorers is scheduled to launch for Japan on December 18.