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Watch over 50 minutes of new Final Fantasy XV gameplay right here By Wazi the pa on August 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM

As promised by game director Hajime Tabata, Square Enix has released a brand new gameplay video of Final Fantasy XV prior to Gamescom 2016. With up to 52 minutes of footage to dig through, the video features eye-catching cut-scenes, engaging combat, open landscape exploration, flurries of magic casting, and more that will whet your appetite for this upcoming RPG. Check it out:

As of yesterday, Final Fantasy XV is due out worldwide on November 29 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As always, stay tuned to Nova Crystallis for the latest.

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  • stevenm281

    Is it running on console or its the development kit?

  • alexis

    When I read that opening spoiler about Noctis with a beard, I thought “ew, he’s gonna look grody” but damn he looks GOOOOOD with a beard holy shit

  • Artemis Polara

    Pretty sure it’s console

  • stevenm281

    *My comment will be updated throughout my viewing of the video*

    Wow, Noctis looks so much like his father at the beginning! I do prefer him without the beard tho.
    They seem to age a lot during their trip, I’m very intrigued!

    Gladio with a tanktop? I wonder when he’ll drop it hahah.

    Starting with Stand by Me already… lame a bit.

  • Yeah, but he looks like a tourist near the end of the video. It was so hard for me to take him seriously when he was dressed like he was taking time off from work or like he was going to watch a match. So funny!

  • H J

    this is super good. if two months wait can make the game much better, so be it!

  • Artemis Polara

    It’s seems fun to start it off charging against a large demonic being wreathed in flames, has horns, and possibly has hooved feet-It’s Ifrit isn’t it…
    Kinda hoping it’s not him since it seems a bit obvious. Plus I doubt he’s an Archaeon given his tiny size (relatively speaking)

    Still it sets an epic mood for the start of the game and it’s a nice contrast from the present and future.

  • Arev Karanfiloglu

    Its what we would have gotten on sep 30 without the day one patch

  • stevenm281

    Its Ravus I think

  • Höckernase

    Graphics look heavily downgraded compared to duscae demo (less intensive colors etc.) but otherwise i like it. btw. woulds skip the first 6 minutes to avoid spoilers and just to see gameplay..

  • Höckernase

    that with capy? hope that is an optional DLC costume. looked goofy ;D

  • Drakonro

    For those wondering, I’ve been told this footage is running on both the PS4 and Xbox. They switch between both version which is why it looks different every few minutes. Also the video is compressed.

  • Artemis Polara

    It’s possible. Though let’s just leave that to speculation. It would also be cool if it’s someone we’ve yet to see in story

  • Maybe that and the frame rate is what they want to fix between now and Nov.

  • SuicideSancti

    At this point ill be happy with whatever they give us. The game looks ok.

    Srsly hoping to get better graphics with the PS4Neo(or a super graphics mod on an eventual PC release). Not that current graphics aren’t good. But I was hoping a little more. I’m also missing that sense/feeling of immersion games like Witcher 3 gave me…

    Also: Tabata please bring blood in. Not a fan of getting sparkles everytime I slash an enemy. Kingsglaive seemed to be just fine with the idea.

  • What’s with this obsession with guys having to dress and look and some days act just like their fathers? Its like Noctis isnt his on person anymore. Just a carbon copy of Regis.

  • Nick Greeley

    Console. This is the September 30th version

  • Squall

    Was really worried about a (noticeable) downgrade.. Luckily it looks really good!! Especially the amount of detail with close ups. And the setup and options you have shows great promis.with another three months to go this looks to become something special 🙂

  • Starlord

    Yep, even with the PS4 parts, the text was slightly blurry. People should never take Youtube Quality as fact, it’s always going to be different than the real deal.

  • Starlord

    Running on both PS4/XBONE ( Video shows both versions, just gotta look for the button layout change.)

  • Artemis Polara

    I think they mentioned once that they might add a blood option for DLC. Just not include it in the base game.

  • SuicideSancti

    That would be fantastic to me!

  • Nick Greeley

    I can see where it needs polish (some pretty bad clipping).

    I like what I see, but I wish we got to hear Luna’s in-game VA

  • Ravus looked cooler with a hood on. Now he just looks like a dick munching wannabe Vayne from 12.

  • Is the world map the whole world or are they doing that thing where you never got to go down south to the other nations and see some jungles and deserts and temples and pyramids?

  • SuicideSancti

    Hahahaha, I’m with you there. But we know he was dressed like that just to show off that we will have really diverse options of clothing and accessories. Although I did spot that outfits contain specific boosts…

  • I have never been a Noctis fan but damn bearded Noctis. *_*

  • But will there be any spells you can shoot and rapid succession like in KH gaames? I wanna combo foes with spells and melee at the same time.

  • Tell you right now I’m gonna be walking most of the way. I don’t wanna miss a thang.

  • Justice V

    Looked like Chaos to me. From FFI, DISSIDIA, Mobius, etc. would kinda make sense if Ravus becomes that too though I guess.

  • Justice V

    Read that as now and Now at first haha.

  • Justice V

    That’d be awesome and a good compromise from the company stance on main numbers not being bloody. Cuz you know Tabata is not shy of blood at all hehe.

  • Justice V

    Well there is the saying every son is just a lesser version of his father.

  • Justice V

    It’s the beginning so hard to tell. Once airship is available though they said the whole world opens up. So I’d assume different areas with stuff like pyramids (or whatever).

  • Justice V

    You can shoot spells in kh fast? Heh. I almost mever use magic in any of those games except cure.

  • Nenori

    4chan was right.

  • Nenori

    didnt you see the video from tabata? its delayed to 29 november. they need time to fix some things.

  • Everyone says that but I like to use my whole arsenal. Thunder spells and reflect were great for me as I went thru. Especially in wisdom style.

  • Facial hair is generally nasty. Its just pubic hair glue to your face IMO.

  • I can’t wait till they do 16 so we can get fantasy worlds again.
    I will as always pray they do something other than Euro-fantasy with knights and queens and dragons.

  • Mina-P

    I had to be rushed to the ER this morning for a ruptured ovary because of this *_*

  • But that’s not good IMO. I don’t want to just live the same life as my father. Nor do I want to act like him. If Noctis just becomes Regis then Noctis is just a facade until he gives up his own indentity and basically just lives a duplicate life of his father. Its the manta Naruto all over again. The father did great things then the son slowly ends up looking like his father and then sits on the throne adopting his mannerisms and clothing style. Weak.

  • Octavio Valdez

    So far game looks like a flashier Witcher 3 or Red dead Redemption. Honestly though I don’t mind it since both of those games are among my all time favorites. It seems this game has a lot of side things to do, and I am glad they are all different from each other. Soundtrack is great so far. I can see how some journalists are going to hit this game hard on the combat as it may not seem a DMC clone, and more of a Arkham series timing thing (the IGN guys wanted a DMC like fighting system it seems). The fighinting for most FFs, in all honesty (outside of the extra boss battles) mostly follows the formula of “the more you level up the easier it gets”, which has worked well for most part (I mean, with the exception of Ruby and Emerald weapon, once you had Ultima weapon you pretty much could break FF7) and in that regard FFXV seems to follow suit. Finally the most important part the story, thank goodness it is something that can be understood and that somewhat makes sense not the whole convoluted huge mess of the 13 series. Performance wise I would not be surprised if we still see some performance dips here and there, without a doubt this game may benefit a lot from a PS4 Neo, Scorpio or PC versions.

  • stevenm281

    What he means is that the video is based on the Master Version, which would have released on September 30.

    This version does not include all of the optimization and content they’ve been working on for the Day One Patch.

    Instead of releasing a Day One Patch, that only people with access to Internet could download, they delayed the game to November 29, so that they can put that content and optimization, as well as some little bonuses, on disc rather than a patch.

  • D.3ND

    Facial hair don’t follow the laws of physic in real life.

  • 4FFAN

    SPOILERS AHEAD
    Why does Noctis have to look exactly like Regis? And where is our amazing opening FMV? Like…Wtf…Game looks great btw…Except for Ignis’ glasses post time-skip…Change them please 🙂

  • Justice V

    Nice. Just seriously never knew you could. In general in games if I have the chance to physical attack or spell I almost always opt for physical attack. So don’t think I’ve really ever used too much magic in those games.

  • Justice V

    Saw the first couple minutes then turned if off because I was scared to see more heh. But went back and watched. Glad the video wasn’t a straight playthrough and skipped around a lot. Was a lil worried about just watching the beginning of the game. Everything looks great though. Iris is cute haha. Least now I know what the Machine equipment section is for too. Oh yeah and the ascension grid is neat. Almost looks like constellations.

  • Justice V

    We’ll see if Type-1 ever comes out with the feudal Japan aesthetics if they’ll adopt that over to a mainline game. But considering most in the series have either been future-fantasy or medieval european fantasy it’d be interesting to see a change. Oh yeah X was supposed to be Asian inspired.

  • Justice V

    Yeah agree. But I also find it odd when fathers and sons (especially ones who are supposed to be close) have little to no similarities in stories. We’ll see how much he actually is like Regis in the main game. Could be part of the curse that causes him to look so similar to Regis as well. Maybe all kings end up looking about the same due to the power of the crystal heh.

  • Justice V

    Haha I saw those glasses and was all “Ohhh awesome glasses Ignis, finally!” heh. But Also if you watch the video they skip a bunch of times. So could be that parts were either cut out of the video, or they purposely kept out the intro FMV. Or maybe they’re delaying it till after the car push part? Dunno. But with all the skipping all over the place in the video hard to really say for certain if it’s not in there or not. Also they said before Regis looked the way he did because of being king and the deal with the crystal (or the astrals can’t remember which), so most likely Noct is suffering from that same stigmata.

  • Justice V

    Yeah was already planning on upgrading to Neo, really hope this is either released with the Neo switch, or it gets a patch to upgrade it (though THAT patch would probably be huge as well haha).

  • Justice V

    Where was ravus in that video? Completely missed him.

  • Octavio Valdez

    Probably will be patched, nothing a full night downloading doesn’t fix, as long is it doesn’t kick me every two minutes LOL. Im glad the included the whole outfit change option, for better or worse it would be rather weird if Noctis and crew always wore the same stuff considering they are sort of trying to lay low to an extent. Though that jacket and ball cap make him look sort of Marty McFly LOL

  • Octavio Valdez

    For some odd reason the upgrade grid reminded me a lot of the sphere grid in FFX

  • CocaineCowboyFF7

    Hardly “new”. Just 52 minutes of the same old region.

    Yay.

  • Justice V

    Yup very similar to that too.

  • Randy Marsh

    Why do I have a feeling the god sitting on a throne was originally Bhunivelze?….

  • 4FFAN

    But Regis was aging faster because he was using his powers to power the magic barrier. Noctis isn’t powering anything, he’s not king and he obviously hasn’t reclaimed the throne yet as we’ve seen…

  • Justice V

    Probably. He does look like Chaos, and Bhunivelze was the God of Light in fabula crystallis. While Etro pretty much looks like Cosmos, and Etro was the goddess of Chaos so they probably just swapped the names and appearances around or something like that.

  • Justice V

    Well it’s supposedly a time jump, so anything really coulda happened during that time including a new barrier, or something even stronger. Who knows heh.

  • Justice V

    Yeah. I like the short, cap, pants, shoes and gloves, but never liked puffy jackets even in real life heh.

  • Octavio Valdez

    Yeah he did give me that vibe, I just hope that is not his complete final form, it would be a bit weird to just be fighting a sitting fire spitting turret.

  • Octavio Valdez

    I would have been fun to have a Tom Wilson looking guy coming up to Noct saying “what are you looking at butt-head?”

  • Octavio Valdez

    If you look closely Altissia is nowhere to be found there, it is only the map of Lucis, the guys at Game informer looked at the whole map and said they were surprised at how big it is.

  • 4FFAN

    Yeah I heard it was 10 years later…seems like a lot of time and, except for Noctis, they don’t seem to have aged that much. I’m not sure it’s true. I think it’s a year later ’cause of the lyrics in “Too much is never enough” (A year like this passes so strangely, somewhere between sorrow and bliss).

  • Justice V

    Yeah ten years seems too long. You’d expect them to either be extremely strong after ten years or a lot weaker than when you left off due to laziness. Either would kinda suck gameplay wise heh.

  • 4FFAN

    So wait…when you Gladio has his vest on…he removes his undershirt, and when he removes his vest, he puts on his undershirt? Why would anyone do that?

  • Wazi the pa

    Hype.

  • cloud

    I like what I saw so far… I hope the PS4 version looks a lot better

  • This may be the entire map. Judging by it, we are seeing only a portion of it in the video. I never thought Leide would be this close to Imsomnia than Duscae.

    http://i.imgur.com/j5NJOhA.jpg

  • Justice V

    More than half that was the ps4 version. But just remember gameplay videos always look worse than the game actually does when you play it at home.

  • Justice V

    If that’s the whole world it’s very Pangea like. Makes sense why they’d be fighting so much too.

  • Justice V

    Rewatched again. The tombs of ancient kings also look pretty similar to Regis as well, so the shift in appearance might have story significance.

  • Justice V

    Seph was a playable guest in VII too.

  • Ah man. I bet its gotta do with those 3 Gods. If you tap into their power maybe in order to be their servant you have to end up looking like that.

  • Oh okay. Well that’s good. Seems the world will be huge and we’ll be able to go to all regions of it.

  • As long as there’s no area of the world we can’t go to. I don’t want to see an island and they never fly or sail over to it.

  • Some say he’s the demon on the throne. Like he merged with Ifrit.
    But I was talking about the shot of him in the magazine when the showed Gladio’s sister.

  • So the curse makes you wear the same clothes as the past king too? If he shaves does his facial hair just pop back on his face? Is that the curse? LOL

  • X yeah had Hawaiian and Asian themes. 12 was mostly European but had Mediterrian mixed in too. Like India. But there needs to be more of that. I doubt it though. I bet over time they flat out head down a western route.

  • Nick Greeley

    Yes. I said that this is the version that would have been released on September 30th.

  • But there are fights that literally demand magic use. At least one per game. Why not do more than just hack and slash? It’s like someone giving you a holy sword and a magic wand and telling you to take out a distant enemy. Instead of shooting a spell at them you run after them and just keep chasing them.

  • I have seen hair on people’s face that just sticks out like it’s being yanked by some unseen string.

  • DaftPunkboy

    The game look ok? The game looks awsome! 🙂

  • Justice V

    Yeah that’s just how I am for some reason. Even in Devil May Cry I rarely use any of the guns. Always just sword or fists. When I’m forced to use ranged I get annoyed I guess heh.

  • Justice V

    Haha could be. Would be like Kirsten Dunst in Interview With The Vampire, everytime she cuts her hair it just pops back the same heh.

  • Justice V

    Oh nice. Never noticed the magazine. Pretty sure that’s Ravus on the throne too, has somewhat his face shape. But being mixed with Ifrit would suck, as that would mean we don’t get Ifrit as a summon.

  • Justice V

    Most likely.

  • Justice V

    Yeah doubt it. I mean kinda looks like he has a sword or something to the side of the throne, so likely you smack him around a bit he gets up. Fight transform, fight, destroy the universe, fight in limbo, kill cause creation to restart heh.

  • Justice V

    Yeah chocobo everywhere for me.

  • Justice V

    Just curious what you mean by sense of immersion that witcher gave? Do you mean being surronded by forests? Or something gameplay wise?

  • Respect.

  • Maybe its not the end of the game but rather Ravus and Not are fighting over who gets the last summon and Ravus is stealing him via merging but Not wants to save Ifrit. And who ever wins will have the upper hand on the other for the real final battle. I hate when they reveal the end that everyone survive. But if they fake like its the end and its really like 75% of the game that is way more of a mindfuck when you reach that point there’s more story to go.

  • Yeah cuz vampires can’t change once they die a certain way.

  • I did see the tri cast and double cast. I think it will be fine once you get more spells in the list and maybe more MP too. I like martial arts but let me combo and jump and drop spells all over SQUARE!!!!

  • Justice V

    Yeah could be anything really. Just makes me curious what will happen.

  • Aulix Indragonz

    spoiler
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    that guy sitting on the throne is the final boss
    ardyn izunia

  • 4FFAN

    Downgrade is pretty noticeable to me http://im.ziffdavisinternational.com/t/ign_es/screenshot/default/ffxv-gamescom-stills-04_e6cz.640.jpg The textures aren’t as good as before…look at the rocks…

    Worst part is here: Beta gameplay looks just as good if not better than master version
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CfYjYqoWAAEmF55.jpg
    VERSUS
    http://d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/full/1542112/final-fantasy-15-pushing-car.png

    It’s just sad. Thank God for the delay.

  • Squall

    Yes that’s true, still the character models and places like the Hammerhead look really good! Hopefully they fix some of the textures of the surroundings in the couple months, if not it will be a nod to the hidious looking world maps of previous ff titles 😉

  • SuicideSancti

    The images you probided are a great example… I like the pre beta version better! And it’s not even because it has seemingly better textures, but because of the color hue. Feels more cohesive? Something along those lines.

  • SuicideSancti

    It’s sorta difficult to explain I guess? It’s the visual style all over. Don’t just give me really bright blue skies and really brown grounds. The world needs to have a distinctive trait, like the techniques used in films for example. Think BvS or any Wes Anderson movie. That sort of cohesive style that makes the world unique is what I, and i speak for myself, fail to see in FFXV. It’s like I’m looking at an video engine and not at a piece of art.

    Just to be clear… I’m not bashing on the game. At all.

  • SuicideSancti

    Does anyone think that they’ll have time to rearrange some scenes or even portions of the game? I mean… I’ve been reading lots of complains from people that played chapter 0 and so on on how specially chapter 0 seems to be plainly unimpressive. Like an attempt to tackle the legendary intro scenes of uncharted or something. I don’t want FF to fall behind.

    That and… Moar graphics upgrades please. It’s not silly it’s just… FF has always been known for leading with graphics novelty and experiences, I’ve had great hopes for this game all along.

  • Morgan

    Hahaha see I’ve heard it was Regis (somehow?) or Ravus. I guess we’ll find out later.

  • stevenm281

    My only grip is hearing Stand by Me as an intro song, it just doesnt fit with the scenery and the guys pushing the car.

    They should just put the instrumental version there.

    Hell, the removed the lyrics of Invisible Invaders in 13-2 and the song was amazing, yet they’re keeping these ones…

  • stevenm281

    Indeed, it did look much better

  • •december

    THE PAUSE SCREEN THEME MUSIC IS FUCKING LUSH!!!!
    I LOVE IT!

  • Justice V

    Hmm I can understand I guess. Though I don’t think any FF has really ever had a style like that though. Other than maybe the architecture being pretty unified, or random locations having a different kind of feel (like crystal caverns, moon base, and the like).

  • •december

    About?

  • I see your Hype and raise you my HYPER!

  • That’s when you know you have a show-stopping composer right there.

  • I like what I’m seeing. The only thing that could ruin this game to me would be:
    1) Noctis being shown as weak thru out the game scenes until he gets to the end. I mean he have magic swords and he’s not stupid and he’s been taught to fight, how is it that he will get nerf’d by villains easily?
    2) The villains only pop in and out and aren’t flushed out beyond just battle banter. This happened in 13, not much in the way of revealing what Jihl or Rosch were all about. Only a few key scenes made Rosch seem humane.
    3) Not letting us travel the whole world back to front.
    4) No memorable fight scene cutscenes
    5) Overly focused on melee combat making skills, magic and limit breaks all but useless. I don’t want to hack and slash thru the game without using tactics. The demo showed you have to focus and not be mindless. Keep that up no matter who you fight. Like Malboro or Behemoths or the samurai-demons.

  • •december

    SHE IS ACTUALLY FANTASTIC

  • •december

    Chapter 0 has peaked my interest

  • SuicideSancti

    Music has always given FF the perfect atmosphere. In my opinion FFXII did an awesome job at constructing its own world. FFVII’s midgar is also a fine example. It’s all in the color tones. We still have to see of course, that gameplay didn’t show towns or anything, just open fields of exploration, it sorta felt a bit too ”plain” wouldn’t you think?

  • Justice V

    Yeah. Though I think that’s pretty typical of open world games heh. Usually pretty plain since they can’t go crazy in the art department like they would on corridor/sand box areas like previous ff’s or Lords of Shadow, Onimusha etc. Soon as it’s open world a lot of the detail and atmosphere has to take a back seat in order for the processor to be able to keep up heh. Of course the aim they said they had for this game was for the landscape to start off pretty normal/real looking and slowly grow more and more fantastical as the story goes on. So we’ll see. Agree music is a big part of it too, though I think that usually gets tossed aside in open world games as well, might be just because it’s harder to script music beats when the player can basically go anywhere and not follow a predetermined path.

  • Justice V

    I’m kinda glad it’s right in the beginning, hopefully that’s the only time it plays in the game and gets cut off similarly to how they show it getting cut here. It’ll probably play again during the credits too though. I was against ‘Why’ in Crisis Core at first, though it worked sorta ok in the end. But I’ve never been too fond of Stand by Me, other than in the movie where it made sense because it had the same name heh.

  • SuicideSancti

    I firmly think that the desition to take out the overoworld/background music from certain areas isn’t right… At least give us the choice right?

  • Justice V

    They’re definitely not going to lead with graphics in this version. It’s their first time attempting an open world, graphics just won’t match up with other games that aren’t open world. Looks better than almost every open world game out there right now though so that alone is already impressive doubled with the supposed scale of the world. Only open world that’s probably better graphically right now is Witcher on PC, but PS4 Witcher doesn’t look too much better if at all compared to this. I just hope we don’t have textures popping in mid cutscene like they do in other games, even sometimes in FFXIII that always just bugs me heh.

    I doubt they’ll move around scenes as well, as that would be potential for a lot of issues and they don’t really have the time to try something that could potentially screw everything up and then be forced to delay again. Definitely not going to rewrite scenes either as that would take a whole lot of time, between writing, coding, voice acting/motion capture, testing, etc. I don’t think any Uncharted’s had legendary openings either? Oh well I guess 4 had a pretty good intro with the boat chase, but the others are pretty generic openings (Uncharted is one of my favorite series as well). The Only thing is they kinda throw you in right away, but those are action adventure games not RPG’s so while storytelling and dialogue might take cues can’t really expect the same type of gameplay intro delivery style.

    Basically people who are comparing Uncharted (or any non rpg game) and XV aren’t looking at it objectively. It’d be like comparing Call of Duty to the latest Metal Gear Solid. Sure there are some similarities (military, guns, shooting, etc), but the game styles are completely different and MGS shouldn’t get crap for not doing things similar or in a similar way that CoD did. Nor would the graphics from one really compete with the other again because of completely different styles of games.

  • Justice V

    Yeah. I mean almost all open world games do that now to try and give you immersion. MGSV gave you a tape player to listen to your music, but it never gets loud enough. Either give an option to have over world music (like MMO’s often do), or since it’s so realism based give us bluetooth headphones where we can ‘listen’ to over world music heh.

  • 4FFAN

    Agreed, the lighting and coloring for the game are not as good as in Episode Duscae or Platinum Demo…The colors aren’t as vibrant.

  • 4FFAN

    Right? And tell yourself that they were aiming for something like thishttps://pbs.twimg.com/media/CfYjd7nXIAAK3mW.jpg …They overestimated their stuff.

  • 4FFAN

    Yeah, they still look good…but not like what they’ve shown previously. Colors aren’t as vibrant and it also shows on character models. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZ1_rXj_GHw

  • Squall

    True, but not huge differences and the quality of the models is still very good in my opinion.

  • 4FFAN

    Oh yes definitely, the whole game still looks great! I just think it’s weird that the demos and beta version look better than the master version lol

  • stevenm281

    Especially when they said that graphics would enhanced from Luminous 1.5 to Luminous 2.0.

  • stevenm281

    you can travel back, in the first region, there are quests for level 38, which you won’t be until later in the game.

  • stevenm281

    I loved Why in Crisis Core, but I always hated Stand by Me since the original ages ago so when they announced it as the theme song, I was like…. oh my god what a terrible idea, I miss Japanese songs in FF.

  • Squall

    Haha yes, PC build.. 😉

  • Sweet!

  • 4FFAN

    What do you mean? The demos weren’t running on a PC build and they looked much better. Tabata told IGN that some bugs were affecting the visuals and that it was one of the reasons for the delay. He also said there’s some more optimization to do so the game will probably run more smoothly and look a bit better by november.

  • Squall

    Originally it was built for Pc and then “ported” to ps4 and xbox one. The difference between the master and the demo’s is I think mainly to get a good framerate. But because they started from pc built and created demo’s from that you have a big risk to show too much graphic fidelity already with the demo which consoles find hard to work with, hence big risk to downgrade graphics in a way to support fps in the master version. But it also looks that they are still a bit searching for a good balance, having good / average fps while maintaining a certain level of graphics. When I hear Tabata it shows he has really “heart” for the game, so the graphics should definitely look better in the end compared to the master 😉

  • NoctisStrife87

    I started to think that as well for sometime now. I played the Dissidia games again some months ago and it took my attention. When i saw the flame guy/god i guessed it was Ifrit or Chaos and thinking of Chaos made a lot of sense having the opposite Cosmos as the goddess in the Myth.

  • NoctisStrife87

    The spoilers says it’s not him. You fight him after that.
    Some 4chan guy which spoilers was comproved in some new footage of the game told that this guy is Ifrit. Ardyn kills Luna and Gentiana is Shiva.
    Ardyn may be the final boss.
    Well speculations that may be proved right or wrong.

  • NoctisStrife87

    Yep, very similar, but it felt better because you won’t need to upgrade your stats there, you’ll need that to evolve your abilities in order to progress. Make your airstep and warp better and so on. Get some AP for just 10MP or 100HP felt bad for me in the past. Stats goes as you level up.

  • Justice V

    Yup same. Been replaying Dissidia a lot lately. And now Mobius has the same/similar Chaos story in it as well. Which is the only reason I doubt 15 will do it. Would be odd with 3 Dissidia’s (theoretically), Mobius and FFI all using the same Bad guy becoming Chaos storyline. But visually using it as an easter egg/throwback? Can def see that happening.

  • NoctisStrife87

    Yeah, XV will not use this overused concepts for sure.

  • Octavio Valdez

    Yeah I heard about that in the Playstation access preview video on youtube, it really made me glad since I totally hated having to use the sphere grid for my HP MP stats. According to other players one thing they mentioned that upgrading Noctis or his friends would be part of the meta-game since all of them draw AP from the same pool, guess that will give completionists (me included) excuse to go after every single monster hunt LOL.

  • NoctisStrife87

    Not only monster hunts will give AP, some conversation choices will give it too. But i’ll chase all monsters as well haha.