Final Fantasy XV universe stole the show at this weekâ€™s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), with stunning new reveals and massive updates throughout the week.
During a special stage presentation, game director Hajime Tabata revealed the â€œwait mode,â€ an option that allows players to gain a strategic advantage by momentarily pausing the action and making the game easier to play for those who arenâ€™t versed in action games. While in â€œwait mode,â€ the player can freely target enemies, aim magic spells, select teammate abilities, and much more. This mode can be switched on and off at any time during the game. The video showcasing this mode can be viewed here.
The reveals included: Â· New FINAL FANTASY XV trailer with music provided by Grammy Award winning DJ and Producer afrojack in collaboration with SQUARE ENIXÂ®: Trailer here.
Â· KINGSGLAIVE: FINAL FANTASY XV E3 trailer: Trailer here.
Â· FFXV UNIVERSE: KINGSGLAIVE FINAL FANTASY XV: Trailer here.
Â· First in-depth look at the gorgeous city of Altissia: Trailer here.
Â· Regalia Type-F, the carâ€™s aerial mode: Trailer here.
Â· Second episode of animated series BROTHERHOOD FINAL FANTASY XVâ„¢, titled â€œDogged Runnerâ€: Watch it here.
Square Enix also revealed A KINGâ€™S TALEâ„¢: FINAL FANTASYÂ® XV, a retail exclusive, Xbox One and PlayStationÂ®4 computer entertainment system downloadable title that will be available exclusively for those who pre-order through GameStopÂ® or GAME (UK). Taking place as a fairy tale told by King Regis to a young Noctis, the story is set 30 years before the main game and features retro-style inspired graphics centered around a fast-paced combat system with influences from modern gaming. The in-depth battle system blends intense attacks, devastating magic, mighty summons and unique companion attacks into a singular gaming experience through three diverse locations based on the world of FINAL FANTASY XV.