Square Enix has dated the release of Final Fantasy XV on PC after announcing the Royal Edition. Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will launch on March 6th for Steam, Origins and Windows 10 Store. This version of the game will come packed in with all the post-launch DLC and updates including the Season Pass content and the Royal Pack. It will be available for $50 digitally although a retail release wasn’t confirmed.
Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will also feature high-resolution textures and requires around 155GB of hard disk space for 4K assets, as confirmed by Square Enix. The full system requirements for the PC version can be seen 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|
|Hard Disc Free Space on SSD||OVER 100GB||OVER 155GB|
|Sound Card||DirectSound Sound Card, Windows Sonic or Dolby Atmos|
|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
Square Enix has also shared a trailer for the Windows Edition to celebrate the announcement of the release date, which you can see below. As for what is included in the Royal Pack, you can view all the details from here.
Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition was announced at the end of last year. It was confirmed to get visual improvements along with support for mods on PC. The game has now a confirmed release date set for March 6th and will launch alongside the Royal Edition on current generation consoles.