Many people are very optimistic about the future release of this game because it has been in development for many years dating back to 2006. Final Fantasy XV will be released for PlayStation 4 along with Xbox One and will be developed mainly by Square Enix. The plot takes place in a world similar to Earth and is centered around the main protagonist Noctis. In this game Noctius seeks to ruin the plans of Niflhelm after they gained control of the world’s crystal. This takes place after both Lucas and Niflheim had agreed to a peace treaty which ended the cold war that occurred over the world’s last crystal. After the treaty was made things took a turn for the worse involving Lucas. Due to the unfortunate events involving Lucas the main protagonist Noctius must utilize his magical powers to retrieve the world’s crystal from Niflheim.
Throughout the game Noctis is aided by many allies including Gladiolus, Prompto, and Ignis. Final Fantasy XV has been noted to have more realistic characters and a darker atmosphere compared to some of its previous titles. Also the battle system in this game adopts some of the elements used in the Kingdom Hearts series and Final Fantasy Type 0. Many gaming publications including Gamespot & IGN have noted that Final Fantasy XV is a title many people are looking forward to. The game will be directed by Hajime Tabata and produced by Shinji Hashimoto. Also, Yoko Shimomura will be working on the musical composition for the game. It is well known by many gamers that she has worked on the composition for many popular titles in the past especially the Kingdom Hearts series. The storyline along with innovative gameplay seems very exciting. The anticipation also has many gamers believing that its release will be worth the wait.