Final Fantasy XV
9 hours ago.
The Case for Final Fantasy XV's Pitioss Ruins
Typically, when we think of Final Fantasy dungeons, we think of monster-filled labyrinths that test your ability to prepare your party for difficult encounters. There have been many that have had some sort of gimmick, such as FFIV's Magnetic Cavern, or FFVIII's Tomb of the Unknown King. Final Fantasy XV is no exception, but one dungeon stands out from the rest: Pitioss Ruins. It's such a weird fit in the game. Unlike the other dungeons, this one features no combat and…
3 days ago.
Here's a look at Final Fantasy XV's Moogle Chocobo Carnival attraction
Square Enix has released a new video showing off Final Fantasy XV's "Moogle Chocobo Carnival" attraction, due out for free as a limited time event on January 23. The carnival will drop with a new patch update, including new outfits for Noctis, photo frames and a feature allowing players to take pictures outside of battles. To be more specific, fans are invited to sample the event starting January 23 at 8PM EST through February 19 at 7PM EST. Those with the…
3 days ago.
NPD: Final Fantasy XV sees best launch month in history of the franchise
Final Fantasy XV saw a big boost in the U.S. for the month of December, NPD reported today. The game was the best selling title on PS4 for the month and the second best selling title for December overall. According to NPD analyst Sam Naji, "Final Fantasy XV saw the best console launch month in the history of the franchise selling 19 percent more new physical units than Final Fantasy XIII in its launch month and 54% more in total…
4 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV January 24 patch includes self-photographing feature
Square Enix has gone live with a small set of notes for Final Fantasy XV's upcoming patch update due on January 24. Click here to learn more about the game's holiday packs. Check out the notes below: "Holiday Pack +" Updates Moogle Chocobo Carnival now open “Carnival Style (Noctis-only)” costume added Photo frames (Holiday Pack +) added "Holiday Pack (Free Version)" Updates Moogle Chocobo Carnival now open “Mog Choco T-shirt (Noctis-only)” costume added Photo frames (Holiday Pack Free Version) added "Self-Photographing Feature" Implemented Players are now able to freely take photographs…
1 week ago.
Here's a glimpse of the Moogle Chocobo Carnival event coming to Final Fantasy XV
A Moogle Chocobo Carnival is making its way to Final Fantasy XV on January 24th as a limited time event, similar to Final Fantasy XIV's seasonal events. Today, we get a glimpse of what that is in the video below. You can see Altissia decked out in chocobo and moogle-themed decorations, as well as some new outfits for Noctis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEZM2nvraYk The festival will come in two versions -- accessible by using the Carnival Passport key item. One is free when you download…
1 week ago.
Yoshida wants to go all out for Final Fantasy XIV's collaboration with FFXV
Final Fantasy XIV is no stranger to collaborating with other games - especially those nestled within the Final Fantasy series itself. Since the launch of A Realm Reborn fans have enjoyed events featuring Final Fantasy XI, XIII, and items from throughout the mainline series. So what about Final Fantasy XV? Speaking with 4Gamer (via Gamer Escape), producer/director Naoki Yoshida shared a few words on how such a collaboration could work out. "The development team had a rough time developing the game," said…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV gets another panel at GDC 2017
Final Fantasy XV will headline another major panel at Game Developers Conference this year. Titled "Bringing Fantasy to Life in 'Final Fantasy XV'" attendees will be joined by lead writer and localization director Dan Inoue as he focuses on the concept of "a fantasy based on reality." While no date or time has been set for the session, this panel joins the growing list of Final Fantasy XV-focused features including a look behind the scenes at Prompto's photography and interactive music. GDC…
1 week ago.
Tabata talks Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer DLC, avatar creation system and more
Final Fantasy XV will see a lot of changes here in the coming months, with talks of updates alongside its fully detailed Season Pass. In the latest issue of Famitsu, director Hajime Tabata speaks at length about the game's reception as well as a few words on the game's story-focused and multiplayer downloadable content. At this point Tabata and his team are focused on improving the scale and comfort in the latter part of Final Fantasy XV. Fans can expect even…
1 week ago.
Square Enix planning another Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report
Square Enix is planning a new Active Time Report focused on the new year, the company announced today. The broadcast, titled "Active Time Report New Year Special," will feature a New Year's greeting and additional information - likely covering the recent roadmap provided for the game. A specific date for the broadcast has yet to be announced. Square Enix plans on releasing a number of free updates for the game, including additional story sequences, playable characters and difficulty adjustments through a recent…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV shipment and digital sales top 6 million units
Final Fantasy XV's cumulative shipment and digital sales have topped 6 million units worldwide, Square Enix announced today in a press release sent to Nova Crystallis. The company will be providing fans with additional content and associated products to expand and enhance the game experience starting with free game updates - the first of which are the Holiday Pack (Free Version) and premium Holiday Pack+ DLC up now for download. Those who grab the Holiday Pack (Free Version) or Holiday Pack+…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV fifth week Japanese sales figures
Final Fantasy XV is making its way toward 900K physical units sold in Japan according to Media Create. In a new report provided by the sales tracking service, the game shifted a further 30,381 copies on PS4 from December 26 through January 1 - putting the cumulative total at 884,422. On the opposite end, Famitsu's report puts the game at 29,367 units for a total of 889,494 copies sold on PS4 since launch. Both sets of numbers indicate a strong hold…
2 weeks ago.
It won't take you three days to kill FFXV's Adamantoise; we do it considerably quicker
Calm yourself Conan, it won't take you three actual days to kill the Adamantoise. Heck, it won't even take three in-game days. With a little prep, it's easy to whittle down battle time before your pizza delivery driver arrives. Make no mistake, this Final Fantasy XV boss isn't exactly a pushover. The Adamantoise has well over five million hit points (that's a lot), but its attacks are rather predictable and survivable if you're decently geared. In the video below, I highlight…
3 weeks ago.
A New Year's message from Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata
Square Enix is set to ring in the new year with a short message from Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata. In the message, he outlines the various achievements set forth by the FFXV and promises to further support the game well into 2017. Happy New Year! In 2016, we were able to deliver Final Fantasy XV to everyone at long last. We were able to accomplish the goals…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV fourth week Japanese sales figures
Final Fantasy XV's fourth week Japanese sales are in, representing Media Create's reporting period covering December 19 through December 25. According to the latest figures, Final Fantasy XV sold through a further 39,438 units on PlayStation 4. These numbers represent a drop of 11% over the previous week, bringing the game's total sales on up to 854,041 physical units. Once again, Famitsu's report paints a slightly different story. Last week, Final Fantasy XV managed to shift 35,168 units on PS4 for…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV is one of Amazon's best-selling games over the holidays
Final Fantasy XV is one of Amazon's best-selling video games over the holiday, the company announced in a press release. According to the online retailer, Final Fantasy XV's PlayStation 4 version joins the likes of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon - both of which were popular gift items. While individual sales figures weren't listed, Amazon did provide this short fact about Sun and Moon: “If each Amazon.com customer who purchased Pokémon Sun and Moon this holiday spent at least an hour…
3 weeks ago.
King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon pushed back into 2017
The launch of mobile title King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon has been postponed to 2017, Square Enix announced today. Originally slated for this year, the action RPG revamp of the 1986 classic features an all-new story, world and multiplayer capability up to four players. The game was announced as part of Square Enix's many Final Fantasy XV Universe projects. In Final Fantasy XV proper, Noctis and company can be seen playing King’s Knight – Wrath of the Dark Dragon during…
3 weeks ago.
Justice Monsters Five is closing down on March 27
Well that didn't last long. Square Enix is closing down services for Justice Monsters Five, the iOS and Android companion game based on the same one found within Final Fantasy XV, the company announced today. Beginning February 27, 2017 Square Enix will halt sales of its Golden Orb in-game currency with plans to reimburse players for unused Orbs at a later date. Full details will be announced within the coming weeks. Justice Monsters Five saw its launch on August 30 as part…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XV Piano Collections due out February 22
Square Enix and Yoko Shimomura are preparing a full Final Fantasy XV "Piano Collections" album due for release on February 22, 2017 in Japan. The CD will go on sale for 2,800 yen plus tax and include ten arranged tracks from the game. According to the album's official website, the following songs will be available: Somnus Valse di Fantastica Veiled in Black APOCALYPSIS NOCTIS OMNIS LACRIMA Sorrow Without Solace NOCTIS LUNA Stand Your Ground Starlit Waltz Pre-orders for the Piano Collections are now available at various outlets including Amazon Japan and Square…
4 weeks ago.
Artist Roberto Ferrari speaks about his designs in Final Fantasy XV
Posted at the release of Final Fantasy XV, Roberto Ferrari, Italian artist and one of the character designers for the game, spoke out on his Facebook about his designs from in the game. Despite this post being almost a month old, it seems that it went unnoticed by the majority of the Internet until today. In this post, he describes changes made to his original designs for many of the characters and briefly describes the development of Final Fantasy XV…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XV's Holiday Pack DLC is out now in North America too
Final Fantasy XV's first round of downloadable content is now available in North America. Fans can hit up PlayStation Network or Xbox Live in their region to grab both Holiday Pack (Free Version) and the Holiday Pack + for Season Pass holders. A question that's already coming up is a pretty simple and obvious question: Just where are the Holiday Pack items once you've downloaded the DLC? The answer is simpler than you'd think - once you've correctly got the DLC downloaded,…