Final Fantasy XV‘s first piece of expanded story content is out now with the release of Episode Gladiolus. Square Enix has sent over some new screenshots showing off what we can expect with the game’s March update.
Episode Gladiolus includes a new story told from Gladiolus’ perspective, showing us what transpired when he left the party during the events of the main game. Players can try out a new combat system that focuses on his block and counterattack play-style using the new “Valor” and “Rage” functions.
New areas of Eos are also open for exploration along with with brand-new gameplay modes, “Score Attack” and “Final Trial” made available upon completing Episode Gladiolus.
Additionally, Square Enix released a free game update that adds cutscenes that enhance Chapter 13, two different playable Chapter 13 routes for players to choose from, more powerful ring magic and additional areas to explore in the game. We’ve got more on how all that plays out here.