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News – Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Benchmark and Pre-Orders Now Live

Bench your rig.

Available today you can pre-order Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition in advance of its March 6th release on Steam, Origin and Windows 10. A benchmark tool and instructions to help players optimize their PC’s in preparation for launch are also now available here: http://www.jp.square-enix.com/ff15/PC/benchmark/en

Pre-order through Microsoft Store:

  • The bonus “FFXV Powerup Pack,” containing “Dodanuki,” a sleek sword created by a bladesmith, reducing enemy defense with each slash. The pack also includes 10 phoenix downs and 10 elixirs.

Pre-order through Steam:

  • The bonus “FFXV Fashion Collection,” containing a selection of T-shirts for Noctis to wear.
    • EPISODE GLADIOLUS Tee enhances strength
    • EPISODE PROMPTO Tee accelerates HP recovery rate
    • EPISODE IGNIS Tee increases critical hit rate
    • COMRADES Tee increases maximum HP

Pre-order through Origin:

  • The bonus “FFXV Decal Selection,” containing an array of colorful decals for the Regalia car celebrating Gladiolus, Prompto and Ignis, along with the men and women of the Kingsglaive.

Full details regarding the pre-order bonuses are available here: http://sqex.to/FF15PC. More details regarding early purchase bonuses, which are additional to the pre-order/purchase bonuses listed above, will be announced at a later time.

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition features:

  • Expanded Map: Insomnia City Ruins  – all-new side quests and enemies such as Cerberus and Omega will be available through the expanded map of the Crown City of Insomnia. Players can also take on a battle with the Rulers of Yore.
  • A fully-controllable Royal Vessel boat – expanding the world of Eos and allowing players to explore the area between Cape Caem and Altissia. Players will also be able to fish aboard the vessel and discover new fish and recipes.
  • A new accessory that can activate the new action “Armiger Unleashed” – players will be able to unleash powerful attacks while the Armiger is summoned. After collecting all of the royal arms, players will be able to find an accessory in an unidentified part of the world, enabling access to Armiger Unleashed.
  • A new first-person camera mode – allowing players to experience the game from Noctis’ perspective.
  • More than a dozen pieces of downloadable content – including weapons, Regalia car skins and item sets.
  • All current season pass content – including: EPISODE GLADIOLUS, EPISODE PROMPTO, MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES and EPISODE IGNIS.
  • Archive – players can review the “Cosmogony” stories scattered throughout the FINAL FANTASY XV world. Additional local myths and legends will also be placed in various new locations. Through them, players will be able to obtain more information about the world.
  • Quest to obtain and Strengthen Regalia Type-D

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition supports Native 4K and 8K resolutions with HDR10 and Dolby Atmos along with ongoing mod support. Minimum, recommended and 4K HDR PC specifications for players looking to enjoy the ultimate experience on PC are outlined below.

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
Main Memory 8GB 16GB 16GB
Target Resolution & Framerate 720p 30fps 1080p 30fps 4K HDR (2160p) 30 fps or 1440p 60fps
Hard Disc Free Space on SSD OVER 100GB OVER 155GB
Sound Card DirectSound® Sound Card, Windows Sonic or Dolby Atmos
DirectX® DirectX 11
Other DVD-ROM/DVD-ROM Drive*, mouse, keyboard, gamepad**

*A DVD-ROM Drive (one-sided 1 layer / 2 layer) is required

**Game is compatible with gamepad but not required

Our resident Californian ginger, also one of the only ones on the team who has a family (aka life). When he’s not taking care of sick kids he’s playing games with a wife who’s just as much a gamer as him or actually reviewing them for us, making him a valuable member of the team. Even if he’s pretty much stolen all our souls. His favorites include Dark Souls, Fallout 2, Majora’s Mask, and Shadow of the Colossus.

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