About Erren Van Duine

As a self-professed Final Fantasy fan, Erren created Nova Crystallis in 2009 as a place to collect the latest information on her favorite series. As owner and Editor-in-Chief, she also spends her time writing for RPG Site as Senior US Editor.

Free Final Fantasy XV update drops on April 27

Final Fantasy XV is set to receive another free update starting April 27. The new update will introduce additional features for PS4 Pro users, including a new image quality mode. This mode will allow for stable framerate and comfortable play.

Additionally, subtitles and menu screen size can now be magnified. Timed quests will also start up again, along with a ranking system. Extravagant weapons can be obtained from them. Furthermore, a new sticker has been added for Regalia customization, along with new music for the music player.

Final Fantasy XV is now available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Next Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE set for April 28

Square Enix is preparing to launch Final Fantasy XIV‘s thirty-fifth Letter from the Producer LIVE on April 28. There, producer/director Naoki Yoshida will answer questions focused on the game’s upcoming expansion, Stormblood.

The stream will be broadcast at the usual places, including Twitch and YouTube Live starting at 8AM EDT. While the theme of the Live Letter is Stormblood, the community team asks that questions pertaining to job actions, action adjustments, and the battle system revamp be put on hold as they’ll be released during a future broadcast some time in May. Fans can submit questions here.

Via: The Lodestone.

SINoALICE and NieR: Automata team up for a collaboration event

Yoko Taro’s incoming smartphone project, SINoALICE, is set to team up with NieR: Automata for a special collaboration event.

According to an update on the game’s official website, the event will involve a quest with a special scenario penned by Yoko Taro himself. It’s a story focusing on the amusement park boss Beauvoir. Exclusive to this quest, characters such as 2B, 9S, A2 and Emil will make appearances along with NieR music and weapons from the game. There will be some original Weapon Stories for fans to dig into as well.

SINnoALICE is due out for smartphones this Spring in Japan. There’s currently no word on a localized Western release.

Dragon Quest Heroes II “Meet the Heroes, Part VII: Alena, Kiryl & Torneko” trailer

Square Enix has released the seventh video in their series chronicling the various playable representative characters in Dragon Quest Heroes II. This time, fans can get a feel for the cast of Dragon Quest IV including returning favorites Alena and Kiryl, along with newcomer Torneko.

Have a look at the video below:

If you’re looking to check out the previous trailers, we’ve rounded them up here:

Dragon Quest Heroes II is due to release for PlayStation 4 on April 25 in North America and April 28 in Europe. The game’s PC counterpart is also due to release for Steam on April 25.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Original Soundtrack due out July 19

Square Enix has released a new trailer, detailing the Original Soundtrack release for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.

Due out in Japan on July 19, this Blu-ray music release features composer Hitoshi Sakimoto’s updated take on Final Fantasy XII‘s massive score. As with Square Enix’s other BD music releases, fans will have the option to load the MP3s off the disc using a supported media player.

Watch the trailer featuring scenes from the game below.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood official site updates with new screenshots, lore and more

Square Enix has loaded up a wealth of new and existing screenshots and information detailing Final Fantasy XIV‘s upcoming expansion, Stormblood. A new update to the game’s official website gives a look at many of the elements fans can expect when it launches on June 20.

As the second full expansion to Final Fantasy XIV, Stormblood will feature a number of new additions including Samurai and Red Mage job classes, new cities, dungeons and locations along with a new high-end featuring the long-teased Omega. We’ve rounded up all of the official media released so far in the gallery below.