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Final Fantasy XV: news and videos


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Final Fantasy XV's infamous Chapter 13 has been updated today

Square Enix continues to update and tweak Final Fantasy XV, to the point where it's going to be one hell of an on-disc GOTY edition at some point. This one has been teased for months now, primarily dealing with Chapter 13 -- one of the most...   read

 
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Walk softly and carry a big sword in Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolus

Over the PAX East 2017 weekend, I sat down to play through a slice of Final Fantasy XV’s upcoming Episode Gladiolus DLC. Though I can’t talk about story-specific details – both at the request of Square Enix and because I a...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV director calls Nintendo Switch a 'dream machine,' but will he do anything with it?

Here's another developer talking big about a system he hasn't really committed to yet, but it's an interesting tidbit nonetheless. Speaking to Polygon, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata called the Nintendo Switch a "dream machine." Wh...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's Episode Gladiolus is $4.99 without season pass

Turns out Gladiolus isn't just some crazy name, it's a flower! Naming a buff dude after a flower may be ironic, but you can learn more about this ripped flower on March 28 even if you didn't buy the season pass. Episode Gladiolus will ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's promised 60FPS patch is finally out, exclusively on PS4 Pro

Months ago, Square Enix noted that a PS4 Pro Patch was in the works for release shortly after launch that would bring the game into the 60FPS fold. But weeks passed without any sort of news, and even after reaching out to the publisher, the...   read

 
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Cup Noodle head for Noctis coming to FFXV, get it early for $50

I remember when Mass Effect 2 was releasing, they had different downloadable items exclusive to a variety of sources. On top of typical retailer-specific pre-order bonuses, other means of getting exclusive content existed, such as code...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV broke even on launch day, actually

Before Final Fantasy XV arrived, Square Enix was projecting super hard regarding the sales targets they'd need to hit to break even. They gave some Square Enix-ey high number, and actively looked worried that they wouldn't hit it. As i...   read

 
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Square Enix made a mask for Ignis' birthday and you can make one, too

In celebration of Ignis Scientia's birthday on February 7, Square Enix is honoring our favorite excitable chef and arguable Best Boy with a paper mask that Final Fantasy XV fans can make themselves. This silly thing wound up in our staff Sl...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV PS4 Pro update coming in February, neat Exosuit DLC delayed

Square-Enix detailed some of their upcoming content for Final Fantasy XV during an Active Time Report live stream and, along with some of usual tidbits such as release dates, something really stuck out to me.  First off, PlayStation 4 ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's VR...thing is still alive, director 'happy' with sales

Enough time has passed to reflect on Final Fantasy XV, and to facilitate that process, Famitsu recently interviewed director Hajime Tabata, who provides some thoughts on a number of different topics. Tabata says that he's "happy" about...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's Noctis and crew morph into Power Rangers in upcoming DLC

With a new Power Rangers movie on the horizon and an awful game in the rear-view mirror, now is as good a time as any to jump on the bandwagon. Revealed at the Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary event in Tokyo, the Booster Pack D...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV will get a free monster encyclopedia update at some point

I'm impressed with just how much there is to do in Final Fantasy XV, even without buying any of the DLC or partaking in the Season Pass. There's going to be a whole lot more too in the form of free updates, including a monster encyclopedia,...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's Moogle Chocobo Carnival temporarily transforms Altissia

Final Fantasy XV has more than enough stuff to do before you start to dive into the realm of DLC, but it's there, if you want it. And thankfully there's some free DLC on the way in the form of the Moogle Chocobo Carnival, accompanied b...   read

 
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Glitching out of bounds in Final Fantasy XV takes you to unused areas

Did you ever use the tank or dodo plane in Grand Theft Auto 3 to fly to the ghost town that was used in the opening cutscene? How about glitching out of any map in Halo 2 and exploring? Much like the latter case, a player has foun...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV shipments break the 6 million mark

It's hip to be Square nowadays, as Square Enix's Final Fantasy XV is now reported to have exceed six million total worldwide shipments including digital sales. It won't break any records for Final Fantasy let alone video games as ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV Kingsglaive bonus feature is all about Ultros

Ultros is the ultimate asshole of the Final Fantasy franchise -- he puts any given crotchety Cid to shame, and could troll anyone in the FF universe. But in any given game you usually get the chance to kick his ass, or in this case, watch h...   read

 
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Here's what carries over in Final Fantasy XV's New Game+ mode

Although Japan got the jump with the announcement, the west is also getting the "Holiday Update" for Final Fantasy XV. In fact, it's already here, ready to download on PS4. It comes with a jumbled bunch of holiday items, and if you're a Sea...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV glitch makes Areana a permanent party member

Just so I don't get yelled at for spoilers, here's a paragraph of unrelated nonsense to fill out anywhere text would automatically fill up. Go watch the trailer for The Mummy -- it's a Tom Cruise-led, militarized Hollywood ACTION!!! remake ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV is down to $35 on Amazon today

One of 2016's latest releases is getting a deep discount right before the year's over. Final Fantasy XV launched only three weeks ago, but it's already $25 off. Square Enix's ten-years-in-the-making Final Fantasy XV is the subject...   read

 
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There's a lot of fanfare in this Final Fantasy XV Holiday update, but no 60FPS patch confirmation

Okay Square, all of this holiday stuff sounds cute, but when are we getting the 60FPS PS4 Pro patch that was scheduled for December? For those who are unaware, Square announced two Pro patches for this year. One would come around launch and...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's first paid DLC will feature Gilgamesh

As a very minor spoiler, remember when Gladio goes off for a hot second to do his own thing in Final Fantasy XV, then promptly returns? That's the basis for the first DLC. As we already knew Gladio is the focus, and each DLC will in turn fo...   read

 
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It didn't take 10 years for the Final Fantasy XV porno to come out

I know I shouldn't be surprised by this, but I kind of am. The infamous porn studio Brazzers has released a Final Fantasy XV porn parody titled "Full Service Station" with a porn star clearly trying to emulate Cindy from the game. While I'm...   read

 
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Report: Final Fantasy XV is cut off on some televisions (Updated)

Update: Square replied to a customer on 12/9, and according to the email (copied below) the fix is coming in a month. A month! Doesn't that just give you that warm and fuzzy pre-order feeling?  Thank you for contacting SQUARE ENIX sup...   read

 
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Should you play Final Fantasy XV now, or wait? Let's unpack these upcoming story updates

As you may have heard, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has plans for expanding the game. No, not just the paid DLC or PS4 Pro performance updates! Phrases like "gameplay satisfaction" and "story changes" were used, which freake...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV free updates road map: new characters and bosses planned

As a thanks for supporting the game, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata said the team will keep their promise of continuing to support the game after launch and thus have strengthened the update road-map "considerably beyond what we or...   read

 
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Welp, this Cup Noodle XV trailer is now a thing that exists

Back in September, we covered Square Enix's collaboration with Nissin in order to add its Cup Noodle product range into the long-anticipated Final Fantasy XV. Not only was Square Enix to feature Cup Noodles as a consumable item in its then-...   read

 
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Square Enix president coming to Final Fantasy XV as DLC

Prior to launch, Square Enix streamed a special promotional cut of Final Fantasy XV which ended in a boss fight versus Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda. Game director Hajime Tabata confirmed in a stream that it will be available as...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV sells 5 million copies on first day, fastest selling in series history

Having only been available for two days, Square Enix announces Final Fantasy XV has shipped over 5 millions copies worldwide in both physical and digital formats combined. This already eclipses the halfway mark to the 10 million s...   read

 
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Oh, there's one more Final Fantasy XV launch trailer with Eminem in it

Ha! I lied. The live action vignette was not the last Final Fantasy XV trailer. Nope, there's one more, and this one features a censored song from Eminem and Royce Da 5'9. Don't worry, there aren't too many giveaways beyond what w...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV performs pretty well on both consoles, with a couple of minor caveats

Prior to the launch of Final Fantasy XV, I was a little apprehensive about what the overall performance of Square Enix's long-anticipated role-playing game would be like. Both Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae and the Platinum...   read

 
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Live action Final Fantasy XV trailer channels Goonies

Square Enix has released what might be the final trailer for the game that started life as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Yep, XV is out, and it's way better than XIII. The concept of young children hunting an Iron Giant has very little to...   read

 
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Buy Final Fantasy XV at Target, get a free Final Fantasy XV soda

With Final Fantasy XV getting ready to dominate the world soon, it only makes sense that FFXV-related goods would eventually hit the shelves. Joining Audi's gaudy tie-in vehicle is Wiz's Energizing Elixir from Jones Soda. Based on the game'...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV pre-launch stream: fighting giant kids, dogs, and flying level 99 Square Enix presidents

Final Fantasy XV is officially out, and much to the dismay of those hoping the 10-year effort would be a failure, it's getting great reviews. If you've still got time to kill before it downloads or delivers, check out the Japanese-only live...   read

 
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Review: Final Fantasy XV

The fact that Final Fantasy XV starts with a broken down car is the perfect analogy to its development cycle. Some of us have been waiting 10 years for this game. Others couldn't care less. Square Enix has been allocating so many resou...   read

 
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$35 Final Fantasy XV for Xbox One on Black Friday

Someone took the crazy pill at Microsoft Store because we're spotting some ridiculously good pricing on recently released and upcoming games. While Battlefield 1 for $27 wasn't that big of a surprise, the pre-order of Final Fantasy XV ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV director warns about spoilers and details day one patch

Since Final Fantasy XV was delayed, Square Enix has promised a substantial day one patch that it's now calling an update -- more specifically the "Crown Update." Game director Hajime Tabata said it would add features to the game to mak...   read

 
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Of course you can take selfies in Final Fantasy XV

Press releases, demos, anime, movies, trailers, gameplay videos, chunks of the final game, action figures, PlayStation Pro compatibility, interviews, Q&As, DLC, name changes, virtual reality experiences, apologies, cars, key visual...   read

 
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Conan and Elijah Wood savage Final Fantasy XV on Clueless Gamer

The latest episode of Clueless Gamer came out of nowhere, and it features both Final Fantasy XV, a game that's actually about to come out after a decade in the making, and everyone's favorite immortal being that never ages, Elijah Wood...   read

 
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Tabata offers excuse for Final Fantasy XV demo bugs

It must be hard on Tabata having to apologize yet again. Then again, Japanese people sure love apologizing. At the very least he offers a reasonable explanation why there are a significant number of glitches in the Japan-only Judgement Disc...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV will get at least two PS4 Pro patches

Square Enix is pulling out all the stops before Final Fantasy XV's launch with yet another demo, after the two Duscae offerings and the Platinum Demo. It's for Japan only for both PS4 and Xbox One, and will be called Judgment Disc. Exc...   read

 
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Square Enix is considering more DLC for Final Fantasy XV beyond the mountain they've planned already

Final Fantasy XV is getting ready to launch in under a month, and what is Square Enix planning next? DLC! There are not only a heap of pre-order items planned (including a whole downloadable game), but there's also three additional DLC...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV has gone gold, four player co-op DLC announced

Well, this is it fellas -- Final Fantasy XV is done with development. Now, onto DLC, as they say! Who's "they?" AAA publishers, of course. Square Enix, today at Paris Games Week, has announced that the decade-long shindig is finally done, b...   read

 
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Items will add more depth to Final Fantasy XV's combat, including Moogle dolls

As promised, Final Fantasy XV will be getting Moogle doll items that can be used as decoys, alongside of a presumed legitimate encounter with the beloved creatures. But instead of serving a nominal purpose that flashes up like a debuff...   read

 
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I played a good chunk of Final Fantasy XV, and it seems fine

There's been so much teasing leading up to Final Fantasy XV, I just want to play the damn thing already. The Duscae demo, which actually served as a public proving ground of sorts for [good] changes, was fair. But the self-aggrand...   read

 
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Watch the Final Fantasy XV voice cast get sappy right before the game finally comes out

It's hard to believe that Final Fantasy XV is real and that it's out next month, on November 29. After a number of delays, reworks, rewrites, and re announcements, it's one of Square Enix's born and bred white whales that fans bas...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV counters Red Dead teaser art by cribbing its style

Rockstar is on a quest to try to break the internet like Kim Kardashian circa 2014. Its obvious Red Dead tease on Sunday whipped everyone into a frenzy during the early hours of the morning. It was just the company's logo saturate...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's countdown led to...Moogles?

Moogles seem to be the universally loved creatures of the Final Fantasy series, and they're making their way into yet another mainline game. After their commanding appearance in the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, those adorabl...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV countdown site suggests big news

Square Enix has launched a countdown site for Final Fantasy XV that'll end on October 5, 4:00AM GMT. There are no hints or leaks at what the reveal could be but some rumors are already circulating: another delay, a PC version of FFXV, ...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV's 'road trip' soundtrack with classic music is just fantastic

Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XV's car, the Regalia, would have its own radio station of sorts filled with classic tunes, but we didn't really know to what extent. But due to a recent Active Time Report update, it's clear that th...   read

 
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Final Fantasy XV Royalty - they're just like us!

They may live in the spotlight, but these members of the Lucis Royal Family have no problem doing every day tasks like the rest of us. They pump gas!   read

 

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