Final Fantasy XV
2 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV's first week Japanese sales are in
First week Japanese sales for Final Fantasy XV in, courtesy of of sales performance tracking service Media Create. Beginning launch day (November 29) through December 4, the game managed to shift a total of 694,262 physical units across PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. PS4 took the lion's share with 690,471 copies sold while Xbox One sold just 3,791 copies. These numbers represent a sharp 56% or so drop from the previous single-player mainline entry, Final Fantasy XIII. Back in 2009 on…
2 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV update roadmap revealed
Square Enix has revealed an update road map of sorts covering future developments for Final Fantasy XV. In addition to adjustments specifically targeting chapter 13, the company is planning a number of free updates to flesh out several late game event scenes and other quality of life adjustments. First up, their short-term goals include improving chapter 13 by increasing the strength of the Ring magic. Mid-term goals include improving the story in the latter half by having fully voiced event scenes.…
4 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV off to a strong start in UK; second-fastest selling game behind FFXIII
Final Fantasy XV is off to a strong start in the UK, landing itself right behind Final Fantasy XIII as the second-fastest selling game in the series' history. According to Gfk Chart-Track and UKIE, physical unit sales of the game are estimated to have topped out around 115,000 - 135,000. For comparison, FFXIII launched at 170,000 - 180,000 back in 2010. Despite this success Final Fantasy XV wasn't able to grab top spots on the chart, losing overall to FIFA 17.…
4 days ago.
Final Fantasy XV's Cup Noodle promotion gets a commercial
In case you needed more Cup Noodle in your life, Nissin and Square Enix have you covered. The now-famous collaboration between the two and Final Fantasy XV has extended outside of the game to include a special TV commercial. Apparently, this collaboration came about when Nissin Foods sent over gifts to celebrate the release of Final Fantasy XV. From there, the conversation turned to the collaboration itself and thus this TV commercial was born. For even more Cup Noodle shenanigans, head…
1 week ago.
A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV is a fun little beat-em-up side story
Those who pre-ordered Final Fantasy XV at GameStop or EBgames in North America, or GAME in the United Kingdom, A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV came with it. What's this all about? A King's Tale's place in the so-called "FFXV Universe" comes in the form of King Regis telling his young son Prince Noctis a bedtime story of his travails with close friends -- a journey not dissimilar from the one Noctis embarks on in FFXV. The game itself is a…
1 week ago.
New Game Plus, level cap creation added to Final Fantasy XV's Holiday Pack DLC
Final Fantasy XV's free "Holiday Pack" downloadable content will be seeing a boost when it releases near the end of this year. In addition to some holiday-themed cheer for a certain town in the game, players can now look forward to a proper New Game Plus mode and a feature that will let you set level caps. Speaking on a special Famitsu live stream, director Hajime Tabata shared these details along with one other surprise: The mock "Mystery Disc" battle hosted…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV shipments top 5 million worldwide; fastest-selling title in the series
Excitement for Final Fantasy XV continues to soar strong as Square Enix announced their latest RPG has shipped out a whopping amount of five million units since its launch on Tuesday, November 29. According to the company's latest report, the figure is a culmination of both its digital and physical sales. This officially makes Final Fantasy XV the fastest-selling title in the Final Fantasy franchise. The game has also broken the record for the highest recorded first-day digital copies…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV Guide: How to locate all the soundtrack CDs for the car radio
Final Fantasy XV's car is special. Not only does it take you around the vast world of Eos but it functions as a place to kick back and chat or listen to music. Square Enix has fitted your radio with a number of classic Final Fantasy soundtracks - many of which need to be purchased at various vendors throughout the game. Now don't worry, the car does come loaded with several CDs right out the gate. You'll start the game with…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV's Xbox version gets a 15-second ad in Japan
Square Enix has shared a new 15-second add for Final Fantasy XV in Japan -- this time for the Xbox version of the game. You can check it out below, but be warned, there are possible story and gameplay spoilers. Final Fantasy XV is now available worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Click here to read more of our coverage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h72xPe3P7gw …
1 week ago.
Feast your eyes on Final Fantasy XV's Complete Official Guide
Final Fantasy XV's Complete Official Guide book is now available now in North America, Europe, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Square Enix has shared the video below which gives us a little taste of what to expect. The softcover Standard Edition ($24.99 USD) guide includes a map poster covering the massive playable game area, is printed on high-quality paper, and has 324 packed pages. The Collector’s Edition ($39.99 USD) guide is printed on high-quality paper and bound in a premium hard…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV prologue novel "Parting Ways" released
Square Enix has released a new web novel titled: Final Fantasy XV Prologue Parting Ways. The novel, available as a free download, features a look behind the scenes at what Noctis and his friends were doing during the events of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV before heading to the start of the game proper. The novel joins a host of other external media for Final Fantasy XV including Kingsglaive, the companion Brotherhood anime and two mobile games. Final Fantasy XV is now…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV Energizing Elixir Review - A Kweh-k Thirst Quencher!
After a long day of work I started to feel it. My energy levels were low. A headache was coming on. I felt sluggish, weak. Certainly not prepared to trek the wide world of Eos with Noctis and co. Would I be able to survive the day to make my first venture into the world of Final Fantasy XV, or was it all in vain?  As luck would have it, a quick check of my inventory revealed a potential save. A gorgeous…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV out now worldwide; "Ride Together" launch trailer
Final Fantasy XV is out now worldwide and to celebrate, Square Enix has dropped an all-new launch trailer. “Final Fantasy has a special place in the hearts of many and the team who worked long and hard on this project couldn’t be prouder to present Final Fantasy XV to fans around the world,” said Hajime Tabata. “Today, we invite not only longtime fans but a new generation of gamers to a series beloved thanks to the engaging story telling, unique characters…
1 week ago.
PlayStation shares a pair of new Final Fantasy XV commercials
Sony Japan is celebrating Final Fantasy XV's release with a pair of new commercials, focused on the enthusiasm of fans all around the world. Creating using footage from pre-release events in Taiwan, Germany, Japan and the United States, this ad proves love for this game knows no borders. The enthusiasm of fans isn't only from events though. The commercial also features messages from fans gathered from social media as well. Check out the TV version and longer one-minute web version below. …
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV "Stand Together" live-action video revealed
Square Enix has revealed a new video dubbed "Stand Together" in celebration of Final Fantasy XV's worldwide release. The video features a live-action take on four kids who meet Noctis and his friends during a battle with an Iron Giant set to the game's theme song, "Stand by Me." Catch the video below. …
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV x Afrojack collaboration weapon announced
Square Enix is once again teaming up with Afrojack for another collaboration featuring the Dutch DJ and Final Fantasy XV. This new partnership was announced during the game's European launch event, where Square Enix announced the "Afrosword" based on Afrojack's turntable will be added to the game. The Afrosword will come packed with a special effect and do increased damage to large enemies. Afrojack spoke at length during the event about his love for the series alonside a new video detailing…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV's "Mystery Disc" features a wacky what-if battle with Square Enix CEO Matsuda
Final Fantasy XV is out now in Japan and to celebrate Square Enix put on a launch party filled with guests, community works and a special version of the game. Dubbed the "Mystery Disc," this demo of sorts was created specifically for the launch broadcast and features a celebration in the city of Atlissia filled with fan art from around the world. The demo also features some crazy what-if scenarios involving a giant, younger Prompto (as seen in Brotherhood: Final Fantasy…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV teams up with Jones Soda and Target
Square Enix and the Jones Soda Company are teaming up Target stores around the Unites States for a special promotion featuring Final Fantasy XV. Starting tomorrow, fans who show proof of purchasing the game at Target stores will receive one free bottle of "Wiz’s Energizing Elixir." Based off the in-game location “Wiz Chocobo Post,” the carbonated orange and cream soda-flavored drink is also available for purchase at participating Target stores for $2.99 MSRP while supplies last beginning November 29. Final Fantasy XV…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XV's Crown Update detailed and a message from Tabata
With only two days left to go, Square Enix held one final Active Time Report for Final Fantasy XV before the game's release this Tuesday. The Active Time Report detailed the changes and features of the patch "Crown Update" which will be available day one of release. If you want to see the entire Active Time Report for yourself, check out the video below. Please note that the comment section is open and be warned of any related videos…
1 week ago.
Take one last roadtrip through Final Fantasy XV's trilogy of demos
Final Fantasy XV's long-awaited release is mere days away (that's if you haven't managed to snag a copy already) so we thought we'd kick back and reminisce about the demos we've had up until launch. Believe it or not, there are three demos for the game that have spanned well over a year, starting with 2015's Episode Duscae. If you purchased a "Day One Edition" of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD for either PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, you got Episode Duscae…