Square Enix have released a new trailer today, titled Omen it depicts a nightmarish “omen” for Noctis’ father King Regis, of a catastrophic future that must be avoided. But why release a new trailer, well it is in celebration that the Final Fantasy XV has gone gold.
Now that development of the main game has completed, the team are switching to the developement of the DLC that is coming to the game as part of the Season Pass. The main focus of the Season Pass are three original episodes that take place during the events of Final Fantasy XV. Each episode features one of Noctis’ best friends as the playable character in an all-new adventure that offers unique play styles tailored to each friend. Episode Gladiolus is the first new character adventure to arrive and will be followed by Episode Ignis and Episode Prompto. Each episode will also be available for purchase individually.
“Last year I travelled around the world and attended many game events. I felt an amazing passion and sense of expectation towards Final Fantasy XV from series fans everywhere,” said Sawatari. “From seeing that I really wanted to make it so that the fans could enjoy the game for longer and evolve and expand it even further. I will take these feelings and give them form, to deliver an amazing experience.”
Following the individual character episodes is Comrades; an expansion pack for Final Fantasy XV that offers a brand new online co-op mode for up to 4-players, allowing teams to take full control of Noctis, Gladiolus, Ignis and Prompto as a group. Comrades will be available for purchase separately and is included in the Season Pass.
These additional contents and episodes are managed by Haruyoshi Sawatari (Producer, Business Division 2) and overseen by Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata with development led by core members of the Final Fantasy XV team.