Yesterday’s release of the newest DLC, Episode Ignis, Final Fantasy XV fans will finally be able learn more about the untold events that transpired during one of the most dramatic moments in the main narrative.
Set against the backdrop of the Trial of Leviathan, an original episode told from the perspective of Ignis. With Altissia in ruins after the Trial of Leviathan, Ignis faces the Niflheim Empire to protect Noctis at all costs. Joining him along the way is Ravus, high commander of the Niflheim Empire, who is determined to rescue his sister Lunafreya. Featuring fast-paced battles and multiple endings based on their decisions made in the game, the episode allows players to finally learn about the untold events that transpired during one of the most dramatic moments in FINAL FANTASY XV.
The episode also features:
- Fast-paced action and battles – Ignis’s spelldaggers can be enhanced with elemental properties and his “Total Clarity” ability allows him to target and attack multiple enemies at the same time.
- A new comrade, Ravus – following the guest appearances of Cor in Episode Gladiolus and Aranea in Episode Prompto, Ravus will join forces with Ignis, putting allegiances aside in order to save the ones they care about.
- Battle against Noctis – By completing the episode, players can unlock the “Extra Battle” and take on Noctis, a powerful opponent capable of conjuring the Armiger and using Ring Magic.
- New music – Three new songs by legendary composer Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Xenogears), written specifically for Episode Ignis.
New content will also be available for Final Fantasy XV through this month’s free update that allows character swapping during battles. For the first time, players will be able to take complete control over Gladiolus, Prompto and Ignis in-battle. Character swapping implements several of the gameplay features introduced in Episode Gladiolus, Episode Prompto, and Episode Ignis, with player control reverting back to Noctis at the end of each battle. Other updates include songs from the Comrades and Episode Ignis being added to the music player tracklist. The full list of updates is available on the website: https://finalfantasyxv.com/updates.
Free updates will also be available for the recently released online multiplayer expansion Comrades. The newly added Time Quest allows players to defeat as many enemies within the allotted time and exchange those rewards for buffs.
Author: Josh Crete
Gamer, Ninja Warrior, Traceur, and Father of two. Video Game passion ignited thanks to the 1995 SNES classic “Chrono Trigger”. Still an avid gamer, playing mostly RPGS, however likes to dip into other genre’s from time to time.