Final Fantasy XV’s Windows, Royal Editions Launch
Square Enix has released Final Fantasy XV‘s Windows Edition for PC and Royal Edition for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Both editions add various pieces of new content to the game, including:
- Expanded area: Insomnia City Ruins — the late-game area will include various new sidequests and new boss enemies including Omega, Cerberus, and the Rulers of Yore.
- Controllable Royal Vessel boat — players will be able to control the boat they take between Cape Caem and Altissia, exploring the waters between them, fishing and creating new dishes.
- Armiger Unleashed — a new action-oriented version of the Armiger, which is unlocked when players find a certain accessory and collect all twelve royal arms.
- First-person camera mode
- All Season Pass content — including Episode Gladiolus, Episode Prompto, the Comrades multiplayer expansion, and Episode Ignis.
The Windows Edition also features extra graphical options, mod support, and Tobii eye tracking integration, with the PC specifications listed below following the launch trailer. Both the Royal and Windows Editions are priced at $49.99, while those who already own Final Fantasy XV for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be able to upgrade to the Royal Edition for $19.99.
|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
|NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 6 GB VRAM
Radeon™ RX 480
|NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti|
|Hard Disc Free Space on SSD||OVER 100GB||OVER 155GB|
|Sound Card||DirectSound® Sound Card, Windows Sonic, or Dolby Atmos|
|Other||DVD-ROM/DVD-ROM Drive*, mouse, keyboard, gamepad**
*A DVD-ROM Drive (one-sided 1 layer / 2 layer) is required (Applies solely to physical edition, disc is an installer only)
**Game is compatible with gamepad but not required