First FINAL FANTASY Flagship Title to Feature Real-Time Combat and Exhilarating Action RPG Experience
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 29, 2016) – FINAL FANTASY ® XV, SQUARE ENIX®’s highly-anticipated role-playing game (RPG) and next mainline entry in the iconic FINAL FANTASY franchise, is now available for purchase worldwide. FINAL FANTASY XV is the next evolution of the world renowned video game series, featuring visceral action-packed battles, a fantasy world based in reality, and colossal wonders to behold. FINAL FANTASY XV is set to define this generation’s standard for gaming.
“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, game director. “Today, we invite not only longtime fans but a new generation of gamers to a series beloved thanks to the engaging storytelling, unique characters and captivating worlds that have become the hallmark of FINAL FANTASY over the years.”
Set in the world of Eos, FINAL FANTASY XV casts players as Crown Prince Noctis and his comrades as they embark on an epic journey of brotherhood, love and despair and unravel Noctis’s destiny in his battle against the warmongering Niflheim empire. Featuring a captivating cast of characters, breath-taking visuals, open world exploration and thrilling action-packed combat, FINAL FANTASY XV is the ultimate FINAL FANTASY experience for fans and newcomers alike. The game won over 20 awards and nominations from US and Latin American media publications at this year’s E3, received the E3 2016 Game Critic’s award for “Best RPG,” and also won “Game of Show” at Brazil Game Show 2016.
The new FINAL FANTASY XV live-action launch trailer, featuring Florence + the Machine’s cover of “Stand By Me”, “Stand Together”, can be viewed here:
The new FINAL FANTASY XV gameplay launch trailer, titled “Ride Together”, can also be viewed here:
Additionally, GameStop is collaborating with Square Enix to raise money toward Make-A-Wish® during a live stream via www.Twitch.tv/SquareEnix taking place November 29 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pacific. The live show will feature FINAL FANTASY XV gameplay and give viewers the chance to interact in the chat, win great prizes, and make a direct donation to Make-A-Wish®.