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Kingsglaive's Powerhouse Voice Talent Won't Reprise Their Roles In Final Fantasy XV

by Kimberley Wallace on Mar 31, 2016 at 08:03 AM

Last night at Square Enix's Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event in Los Angeles, a lot of exciting information was announced. This included an upcoming feature film called Kingsglaive. The CG movie will include some big-name talent, such as Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and Game of Thrones' Sean Bean and Lena Headey, but they won't be reprising their roles for the actual Final Fantasy XV game.

Square Enix took to Twitter to set the record straight and clear up any confusion:

So there you have it. Don't expect to hear them in game; they're only voicing their roles for the movie. 

As revealed yesterday, Kingsglaive will focus on what's going on in Noctis' kingdom, while he's off on his big road trip. This allows for insight into other characters, such as Noctis' father and love interest Luna. 

 Kingsglaive will not be showcased in theaters, but will be available via stream and download before Final Fantasy XV's release. 

For more on Kingsglaive, check out our story from last night's event complete with a trailer. 

 

Our Take
This isn't all the surprising. These big-names have busy schedules and probably don't come cheap. Plus, we don't even know how much the actors' characters are actually in the game. It could only be a few lines of dialogue, or maybe it's more and they didn't have time in their schedules to make the commitment.  I don't see this as a big deal, as I'm more excited to play the game and learn more about the universe through the movie. I like that Square Enix cleared up any confusion as quickly as possible.