With our departure to Eos coming up quickly starting November 29th, the anticipation grows higher thanks to the constant flow of information about the game coming out. Today, Square Enix has finally released an “Introduction Trailer” that helps highlight the games overall new changes. The trailer gives us a glimpse at the game’s deep story, new real-time combat systems, magic spells, summons, and even our four main characters. It prepares to setup the bro-trip that many fans have been waiting for.
Thanks to the extra development time, Square Enix has also announced that the new free “Crown Update” has allowed them to prepare the game with near features such as minor bug fixes, new gameplay elements, and overall enhancement to the games overall story.
You can take a peak at the list below for a list of all the stuff the update comes with.
- Improvements to the camera with new options to better assist and track the action in tight space and to improve visibility during battles
- New event scenes and scenes from KINGSGLAIVE: FINAL FANTASY XV™ and the “Omen” trailer have also been added to the game to make the story and timeline of events easier to follow for newcomers
- The addition of an ability tree for the “Wait Mode” function which improves the strategic element of this feature
- Players can obtain the “Beast Whistle” which can be used to call monsters to battle
- A wider variety of recipes and fish with an addition of a gallery for completionist players who enjoy collecting items
- Implementation of social media support, allowing the photos Prompto takes along your journey to be uploaded to Facebook and Twitter
Unfortunately, there’s also news that the game has gone on sale prior to its release date, which has caused Hajime Tabata, the Game Director, to issue an official statement that can be read below:
“The November 29th release date is approaching and I sincerely hope everyone enjoys this game with a fresh state of mind. Unfortunately, there has been an unauthorized distribution of the boxed edition of FINAL FANTASY XV in select regions and we have noticed that gameplay footage from people playing these copies has appeared online. Though this type of situation is brought on by various region specific circumstances and may not be something that is completely avoidable, we are very regretful of this situation.
One of the major goals of FINAL FANTASY XV is for everyone to enjoy the story and to discover the surprises together through the simultaneous worldwide release. Due to these recent events, videos with unexpected spoilers could potentially be posted online, so we would like to warn everyone who has been waiting in anticipation for this game.
We will also do everything in our capacity to prevent unauthorized footage from appearing online. We would also like to ask anybody that has obtained an early copy of the game to be respectful to those that are looking forward to the official release and to not spoil the surprises for everyone.
A large and dedicated team have worked extremely hard to make this game and to create a FINAL FANTASY that everyone can enjoy. It would be a huge regret for us if the excitement of the launch was to be spoiled for so many when we are so close to release.
Your understanding and cooperation would be much appreciated so we can celebrate the best possible release together.”
Just as he has suggested, we ask you to keep yourself spoiler free, and await the official reviews, streams, and YouTube videos that will arise post-launch. Stay tuned for our upcoming review.
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