Watch This Final Fantasy XV GDC Panel About Photography
Auto-selfies in Final Fantasy XV were one of the game’s more memorable features. Whether party member Prompto completely messed up a shot or took a pic suitable for framing, it was always entertaining sorting through his pics when the party took a camping break. The video below features an in-depth talk at GDC 2017, where FFXV party AI lead designer Prasert Prasertvithyakarn spoke at length about the game’s photography system.
By 2016, selfies were not uncommon in games since you can trace its use at least as far back as The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and Grand Theft Auto V. Final Fantasy XV and this talk illustrates that there’s still a lot of room for evolution.