RPGFan


Jesse Woo
Final Fantasy XV's Gameplay Will Continue to Evolve in Development
Don't get too attached to Episode Duscae.
04.09.15 - 8:23 PM

Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata again opened up about the game's continuing development at a recent PlayStation event in Hong Kong. He reiterated that Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae is a work in progress and shared some more details on the process. For instance, in Episode Duscae you gain the ability to summon once your HP hits zero, but Tabata said this could change based on feedback from the player survey. The "power of the stars," speculated to mean summons, will be very important in the finished game. The development team is also looking to implement several fun features like photography (Tabata hinted that one of the party members is a shutterbug), and a dog/cat cam view. In addition, although Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and Final Fantasy XV are not directly related there will be common threads of the Fabula Nova Crystallis mythology that tie the games together.

Tabata stressed that the combat from the demo was only 50% complete and noted the difference between the pace in the demo and the E3 trailer. The pace of the E3 trailer is considered faster than normal; in fact only a few battles would be that quick in order to preserve the balance with other party members. The speed will range from slow to fast in different battles, with combat in Episode Duscae being the benchmark for an average pace. Cooperation with your team will also play a larger role in combat, in line with the fraternal theme of the game.

Final Fantasy XV is in development for the PS4 and XB1.


Back




Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, October 21
Rogue Legacy w/Kat & Kyle • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Mondays
Darksiders w/Maxx • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals w/Kat • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Tuesdays
Star Ocean: Till The End of Time w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Wednesdays
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE w/Nathan • 10:30am PDT/1:30pm EDT
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Thursdays
Kingdom Hearts - Re:Chain of Memories w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fridays
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance w/Kat • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Friday Super Variety Night w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Saturdays
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country w/Scott • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Mega Man Legends

Final Thoughts ~ Mega Man Legends

Retro Encounter Feature
Fell Seal: The Arbiter's Mark Preview

Fell Seal: The Arbiter's Mark

Hands-On Preview
Top 25 Nintendo 3DS Games

Top 25 Nintendo 3DS Games

Feature
Fatal Twelve Review

Fatal Twelve

Review
Neverwinter Nights OST Review

Neverwinter Nights OST

Review