Final Fantasy 15 PC version gets March release date, Royal Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 16 January 2018 08:53 GMT

Square Enix has officially announced a release date for Final Fantasy 15: Windows Edition, and confirmed the rumoured Royal Edition.

The Final Fantasy 15 PC version, which Square aptly named Windows Edition, was announced last year. It releases March 6 worldwide, and comes with all previously released DLC as well as the base game.

The PC version supports native resolutions up to 8K, HDR10, and Dolby Atmos. Mod support will also be available. The game’s PC specs are very demanding, though.

Square released three sets of specs. The minimum specs are designed for playing at 720p, and the recommended reflect 1080p requirements. Finally, there’s another set for for 4K HDR. Crucially, the publisher has not set frame-rate targets for any of them.

Final Fantasy 15 minimum PC specs

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1/ Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500 (3.3GHz or higher), AMD FX-6100 (3.3GHz or higher)
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, AMD Radeon R9 280
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Free space: 100GB or higher
  • DirectX: 11

Final Fantasy 15 recommended PC specs

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1/ Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 (3.4GHz or higher), AMD FX -8350 (4.0 GHz or higher)
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, AMD Radeon R9 280
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Free space: 100GB or higher
  • DirectX: 11

Final Fantasy 15 4K HDR PC specs

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit Fall Creators update
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 (3.4GHz or higher), AMD FX-8350 (4.0 GHz or higher)
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Free space: 155GB or higher
  • DirectX: 11

On February 1, Square will release a benchmarking tool that anyone can download for free. The tool will assign a score to your machine which will tell you if you meet any of these requirements.

There’s another version also launching on March 6: Final Fantasy 15: Royal Edition. Just like the PC version, the Royal Edition comes with all content in the season pass, as well as all free updates released for the base game since launch.

The Royal Edition also includes new content in the form of a new dungeon, first-person mode, and an expanded map of Insomnia that features new quests and enemies. Owners of the original game will be able to buy the Royal Pack separately for $20 (via Gematsu).

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