Information about Final Fantasy XV‘s multiplayer expansion Comrades was just published online detailing a closed beta that will be happening in August.
In order to participate in the beta, you need to have purchased the Season Pass. In addition a membership for either PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live is also required in order to participate in the beta. The beta will begin on August 2nd and end on August 8th.
You will be able to create up to 8 avatars in the beta, all who which will be able to be customized to a limited degree while in this beta phase. There will only be a test version base camp to start at which will put you through a tutorial.
Players will have access to katanas, clubs, daggers, and shuriken weapons. There are also “Royal Sigils” which can be obtained. There are 3 quests which can be tested which reward Meteorshards which will have a purpose in the final game.
Each player can get one ingredient towards a meal to share with the party afterwards. As well as cooking meals, you can chat with your party members via preset chat messages as well as voice chat.
For full information about limitations of the beta and what to expect from the full release, check out the official site here.