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Retro style A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV now available for free

Previously only available as a pre-order promotion, A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV is now available to everyone for free.

Available to download via Xbox Games Store, A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV takes place 30 years before FINAL FANTASY XV, featuring retro-style graphics and a fast-paced combat system. The action centres around King Regis and his faithful companions (Weskham, Cid and Clarus) defending the royal capital from raiding monsters.

This retro RPG is set to feature:

•Deep Combat System – Combos, counters, and Regis’ signature “Warp Strike” combine for lightning fast real-time combat that rewards fast reflexes and smart tactics.

•Companions – Three distinct companions offer unique and new ways to attack as well as tailored super moves that deal massive damage.

•Magic – Ignite the battlefield, freeze your enemies, or electrify your foes with Fire, Ice, and Lightning magic.

•Summons – Call upon epic Astral entities to decimate your foes in jaw-dropping ways.

Final Fantasy XV Moogle Chocobo Carnival trailer

Whilst we wait for the Season Pass DLC to start releasing, we have plenty of other content to enjoy thank to the limited time Moogle Chocobo Carnival which starts January 24th.

The carnival will take place in Altissia and includes a bunch of mini-games to indulge in, including: chocobo racing, skilled shooting challenges, and photo with mascots. It looks silly and fun, we’ll definitely be there for whatever digital treats the carnival may provide.

Final Fantasy XV DLC and patches roadmap

Square Enix’s latest in the Final Fantasy series has been out for just over month now, treating us all to an excellent slice of action RPG adventure – learn more in our review. However, the experience wasn’t quite complete, and Square Enix are keen to remedy that.

The Season Pass will, of course, add additional elements to the game over the course of the year, including extra story content based on protagonist Noctis’ party of battle-brothers: Gladiolus, Prompto and Ignis, as well as a multiplayer mode of some sorts. But, whether you have the Season Pass or not, there will also be additional, free tweaks, extra content and events to flesh out the story, making it more coherent and fun.

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Back in December, FFXV Director Hajime Tabata released a press statement covering the short-term, mid-term, and long-term goals for adding additional content to the game on the Square Enix blog.

In the short-term the plan is to make enhancements to Chapter 13, such as increasing the strength of the Ring of Lucii. But Tabata has hinted there’ll be more to it than that, and yesterday’s tweet announcing an upcoming New Year broadcast – apparently, thanks to Nova Crystallis for translating – will hopefully fill in some more details very soon.

The mid-term plan is to apparently enhance the overall story, such as adding scene to better inform us of character’s motivations. But with voice-over work in multiple languages required, this may well be some time off.

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The long-term plan is to add additional playable characters, or more specifically, more characters that can join your party. This may even include the avatar you’ll be able to create in the Season Passes multiplayer element, according to the press release. Additionally, other features, tweaks and additions are also on the table, such as limited time hunts and boss encounters with special rewards or achievements.

A couple of patches, and the Holiday Bonus Pack, have already been released, adding a New Game Plus that allows you to carry over your stats, a level limiting item that allows you to attempt a level 1 run-through of the game, items to help gain more AP, and multiple other items that can aid you in the adventure. However, the most intriguing items are the carnival passes, which comes in two flavours: a free pass from the patch and a paid pass from the Holiday Bonus Pack. These are prepping you for a limited time carnival event that’s due to kick off in Altissia on January 24th.

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And if that’s not already enough Final Fantasy XV goodies to look forward to, there’s still more to come. At GDC in San Francisco late next month, there’ll be a panel featuring Dan Inoue, Lead Writer and Localization Director of FFXV. The panel will be called “Bringing Fantasy to Life in Final Fantasy XV” and will talk about the challenges of maintaining a cohesive narrative across companion projects and promotions, and strategies for turning the universe to your advantage.

Indeed, Square Enix are throwing a lot of support at Final Fantasy XV, and we here at TiX Towers are stoked to see how the already great game grows over time.

Final Fantasy XV delayed by two months?

UPDATE: An Important Message from Director Tabata

A leaked document from a Gamestop employee has made its way into the hands of Gamnesia. The document shows how to apply a sticker to assembled Final Fantasy XV standees, which advertises the new revised release date of 11.29.16 – quite the simple photoshop job – but the site goes on to reference that the same source accurately leaked the “release date and trade-in deals for New Nintendo 3DS as well as the release date for Star Wars Battlefront.”

There’s lots of chatter about whether this is fake or not – with many calling out a shoddy photoshop effort and one member even going so far as to retouching the image complete with paper fold marks to make the document look more authentic.

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New Final Fantasy XV battle footage revealed

Check out the latest footage to come from the Final Fantasy XV team. This video shows Noctis and his team infiltrating an imperial base using the iconic fire spell and magic to wreak havoc against the enemy.

 Also Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata and Marketing Manager Akio Ofuji are back for the first Active Time Report of 2016. Check out what they have to say below.

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – Enter the Fray

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A new type of Final Fantasy game is coming to Xbox One next year. With the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD just a few months away , Square Enix Ltd., today premièred a brand new trailer to celebrate the opening day of Paris Games Week.

The latest trailer for the upcoming blockbuster transports viewers to the dynamic and enthralling world of Orience, where a turbulent war of nations threatens to tear the land apart. The brand new “Enter the Fray” trailer has been embedded below:

In Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – step into the fray as Class Zero, an elite group from a military academy whose country is attacked by an aggressive neighbouring Empire. In the brutal and harrowing struggle that follows, you must engage a range of powerful magical and combat abilities using a new and exciting battle system, to defeat the Empire and uncover the secrets behind the war.

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be available on Xbox One across Europe and PAL territories on 20th March 2015, and will include a downloadable playable demo of the highly anticipated Final Fantasy XV as a special bonus –  titled ‘Final Fantasy XV -EPISODE DUSCAE‘.

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FINAL FANTASY XV for Xbox One

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SQUARE ENIX has announced that FINAL FANTASY XV, will launch on the Xbox One console. The game was previously known as FINAL FANTASY Versus XIII, but the title’s development expanded and evolved to take full advantage of the capabilities of next generation platforms.

Final Fantasy XV boasts a stirring, dramatic tale set within a rich world. When the peaceful Kingdom of Lucis comes under threat from the militant Niflheim nation. Noctis, the heir to the throne, and his companions are forced into the chaos of war. The main game concept, world and story will continue to be developed as originally envisioned, the First Production Development Team has further improved FINAL FANTASY XV’s action, gameplay elements and graphic quality to match the technology of the next generation hardware, as well as the expectations of players eagerly awaiting the game’s release.