FINAL FANTASY XVI DLC Chapters Announced at The Game Awards 2023
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 8, 2023) – During The Game Awards 2023, SQUARE ENIX® unveiled exciting news for fans of the critically acclaimed action-RPG, FINAL FANTASY™XVI. The company revealed a new trailer showcasing two paid DLC chapters for the game. The first DLC, titled “Echoes of the Fallen,” is already available on the PlayStation®5. Players can purchase it from the PlayStation™Store. The second DLC, titled “The Rising Tide,” is set to release in Spring 2024.
Echoes of the Fallen – New Storyline and More
“Echoes of the Fallen” offers a new storyline, battles, weapons, accessories, level cap increase, and more. This DLC takes place before the base game’s final battle, as mysterious dark crystals start circulating on the black market. Players will join Clive and his team as they investigate a group of suspicious traders, leading them to the long-abandoned Fallen tower known as the Sagespire. Within the tower, they uncover terrible secrets that await them.
As a bonus, players who purchase “Echoes of the Fallen” or the Expansion Pass will receive special items, including the iconic Buster Sword from FINAL FANTASY VII, allowing Clive to wield Cloud Strife’s legendary weapon. Additionally, they will receive the “Away (1987)” Orchestrion Roll, which features a chip-tune version of the song “Away” to be played as background music in the hideaway.
The Rising Tide – New Challenges Await
In the second DLC chapter, titled “The Rising Tide,” players can look forward to new challenges, including the confrontation between Clive and the legendary Eikon, Leviathan. More details will be announced soon.
For more information on “Echoes of the Fallen,” “The Rising Tide,” and the Expansion Pass, please visit the official website at https://www.finalfantasyxvi.com.
Special Offer and Availability
In celebration of the nominations and win at The Game Awards, the FINAL FANTASY XVI base game is now discounted by 40% on the PlayStation™Store from December 7th through 11th.
FINAL FANTASY XVI invites players into a new storyline set in the FINAL FANTASY universe. It is an epic dark fantasy that unfolds in the realm of Valisthea, a land blessed by the light of the Mothercrystals. However, peace is threatened as the spread of the Blight endangers the dominions. The fate of the land lies in the hands of the Eikons, powerful summoned beasts, and their Dominants, individuals bestowed with the ability to call upon and wield them. The game follows Clive Rosfield, a warrior granted the title “First Shield of Rosaria,” as he protects his younger brother Joshua, the Dominant of the Phoenix, Eikon of Fire. As Clive becomes entangled in a great tragedy, he swears revenge on the Dark Eikon known as Ifrit, a mysterious entity that brings calamity.
Players can experience the beginning of Clive’s epic tale and explore his ambitions and goals by downloading the FINAL FANTASY XVI Demo for free from the PlayStation™Store at https://store.playstation.com/product/UP0082-PPSA13802_00-FF16DEMO00000000.
FINAL FANTASY XVI is rated M (Mature) and is available exclusively for PlayStation®5.