Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition announced, launches alongside Windows Edition on March 6

Includes expanded map of Insomnia, first-person camera mode, more.

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which will launch alongside Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition for Steam, Origin, and Windows 10 on March 6 for $49.99.

Both Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition and Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition feature the base game and over 20 game add-ons / downloadable content, as well as new features including an expanded map of Insomnia with new enemies and side quests, and a first-person camera mode.

Here is the full list of features, via Square Enix:

  • Expanded Map: Insomnia City Ruins – all-new side quests and enemies such as Cerberus and Omega will be available through the expanded map of the Crown City of Insomnia. Players will also take on the Rulers of Yore.
  • A fully-controllable Royal Vessel boat, expanding the world of Eos and allowing players to explore the area between Cape Caem and Altissia. Players will also be able to fish aboard the vessel and discover new fishes and dishes.
  • A new accessory that can activate the new action “Armiger Unleashed” – players will be able to unleash powerful attacks while the Armiger is summoned. After collecting all of the royal arms, players will be able to find an accessory in an unidentified part of the world, enabling access to Armiger Unleashed.
  • A new first-person camera mode, allowing players to experience the game from Noctis’ perspective.
  • More than a dozen pieces of downloadable content including weapons, Regalia car skins and item sets
  • All season pass content including Episode Gladiolus, Episode Prompto, Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades, and Episode Ignis
  • Archive – players can review the “Cosmogony” stories scattered throughout the Final Fantasy XV world. Additional local myths and legends will also be placed in various new locations, allowing players to obtain more information about the world.
  • Quest to obtain and Strengthen Regalia Type-D
  • New Trophies
  • The Final Fantasy XV base game

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition will feature a new package design by Yoshitaka Amano. For existing Final Fantasy XV owners, a “Final Fantasy XV Royal Pack,” which includes the new downloadable content in Final Fantasy Fantasy XV Royal Edition, will also be available on March 6 for $19.99.

A benchmark tool and instructions to help players optimize their PC for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will launch on February 1. Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition supports native 4K and 8K resolutions with HDR10 and DOLBY ATMOS along with ongoing mod support. Here are the minimum, recommended, and 4K PC specifications:

Minimum Specs Recommended Specs 4K HDR Specs
OS Windows 7 SP1/ Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 64-bit Windows 7 SP1/ Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 64-bit Windows 10 64-bit Fall Creators update
CPU Intel Core i5-2500 (3.3GHz and above)
AMD FX-6100 (3.3GHz and above)
Intel Core i7-3770 (3.4GHz and above)
AMD FX-8350 (4.0 GHz and above)
Intel® Core i7-7700 (3.6GHz and above)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X (3.6GHz and above)
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon R9 280
Radeon RX 480
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Main Memory 8GB 16GB 16GB
Screen Resolution 720p 1080p 4K(2160p)
Hard Disc Free Space on SSD OVER 100GB OVER 155GB
Sound Card DirectSound Sound Card, Windows Sonic or Dolby Atmos
DirectX DirectX 11
Other DVD-ROM/DVD-ROM Drive*, mouse, keyboard, gamepad**
*A DVD-ROM Drive (one-sided 1 layer / 2 layer) is required
**Game is compatible with gamepad but not required

Starting February 1, users who pre-order the PC version will receive store-specific pre-order and early purchase bonuses:

  • Windows Store – By pre-ordering through the Windows Store, fans will receive the bonus “Final Fantasy XV Powerup Pack.” This pack contains items designed to power up the player’s performance in combat.
  • Steam – By pre-ordering through Steam, fans will receive the bonus “Final Fantasy XV Fashion Collection.” This pack contains a selection of outfits for the prince and his pals.
  • Origin – Those who pre-order on Origin will receive the bonus “Final Fantasy XV Decal Selection.” This pack contains an array of cool and colorful decals for the Regalia. More details on the early purchase bonuses will be available at a later time.

More information about pre-order bonuses can be found at the Final Fantasy XV official website.

Watch the Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition and Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition trailers below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition

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