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Legendary Composer Nobuo Uematsu Ceases Work Due To Health Issues

by Imran Khan on Sep 19, 2018 at 08:50 PM

Nobuo Uematsu, the composer behind a number of Final Fantasy games, Chrono Trigger, and a host of other major RPGs in the past 30 years, has announced that he is ceasing his current work due to health problems.

Uematsu wrote about it on his blog, stating that he has been affected by a disease for a few years that has progressed to the point where he is unable to act at full capability. Rather than do subpar work, Uematsu is taking time to rest and reconsider whether future projects will be doable.

The composer declined to name the illness.

Earlier this year, Final Fantasy VII remake producer Yoshinori Kitase stated that Uematsu was working on the game, as he did with the original title. We wish the composer the best health in the future.