'Final Fantasy XV' video game release date revealed
UPI News Service, 03/31/2016
Square Enix has revealed the official release date for its long in development role-playing game, Final Fantasy XV.
The next entry in the storied series will launch worldwide for Playstation 4 and Xbox One on September 30 the company announced during a special Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event Wednesday.
Beyond the normally priced $60 retail version of the game, Final Fantasy XV will also be available in two separate collector's editions.
A Deluxe Edition will include steelbook packaging and in-game bonus items such as an extra outfit, weapon and car skin for main protagonist Noctis.
An Ultimate Collector's Edition priced at $269.99 will include a hardcover art book, soundtrack, and an exclusive Noctis figurine and additional in-game items including those found in the Deluxe Edition.
The Ultimate version is limited to 30,000 units worldwide.
A new trailer for the game was also released highlighting Final Fantasy XV's story, open-world and fast paced gameplay set to a re-worked version of "Stand by Me" performed by composer Yoko Shimomura and band Florence + the Machine.
Other announcements during Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV included the reveal of a tie-in animated series entitled "Brotherhood" which will be released on Youtube leading up to the game's launch and a feature length CGI movie titled "Kingsglaive" starring Lena Headey, Sean Bean, and Aaron Paul.
FOLLOW REALITY TV WORLD ON THE ALL-NEW GOOGLE NEWS!
Reality TV World is now available on the all-new Google News app and website. Click here to visit our Google News page, and then click FOLLOW to add us as a news source!
"Kingsglaive" will also come packaged inside the Ultimate Collector's Edition.
Copyright 2016 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.