Final Fantasy XV game director Hajime Tabata departs Square Enix

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Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer: Comrades Launches This December

Before we dive into what's been canceled and what's still being worked on over at Square Enix HQ, let's give a little background on these four DLC releases. The beloved game director, Hajime Tabata, is leaving Square Enix.

The departure follows a press release from the company reporting a "Booking of Extraordinary Loss" of 3.73 billion yen (approximately $33 million), which Game Industry points to being caused by strategy changes at subsidiary Luminous Productions.

The announcement was made during a Final Fantasy XV Special Program livestream, with Square Enix revealing the Aranea, Noctis and Lunafreye DLC have been cancelled. More info on that is here, but you can see the trailer for Episode Ardyn below.

Final Fantasy XV was in production for almost a decade.

However, Episode Ardyn (which centres around the game's main antagonist, ) will still be dropping in March 2019.

Some really bad news have dropped into the laps of Final Fantasy XV fans.

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Luminous was established back in March with the aim of developing blockbuster titles alongside "innovative games and entertainment", but has since refocused its efforts exclusively on triple-A development.

"In regards to my next endeavors and near future, I have a project that I truly wish to solidify as my next challenge after FFXV".

Finally, fans will be happy to hear that Final Fantasy XV will be getting a new cross-promotion event with Final Fantasy XIV Online dubbed "Adventurer From Another World".

More stuff... PC will not see the standalone version of FFXV's multiplayer expansion, Comrades, but consoles still will. PC will still get new content, mind, in new bosses, weapons, and costumes.

"Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer: Comrades" will release on December 12 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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