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Final Fantasy XV Holiday Pack DLC Detailed, Hits With Free Update Next Week

by Kimberley Wallace on Dec 16, 2016 at 04:34 AM

As previously reported, Final Fantasy XV has free updates and DLC coming. Some of that is hitting just in time for the holidays, and Square Enix detailed more of what that entails today. 

 Starting December 22, you can get a holiday themed photo framed for Prompto's holiday to ring in the festivities during your road trip. The holiday DLC is free for those who purchased the game, but those who purchased the Final Fantasy XV season pass or premium edition get some bonuses.

The free holiday DLC includes the following:

  • Warrior's Fanfare – A scroll of sheet music containing a song of jubilation that provides additional AP for earning an A+ in Offense outside of training.
  • Nixperience Band – A device that stops experience points from being tallied, preventing the party from leveling up for an added challenge.
  • Carnival Passport – An adorably adorned ticket that whisks the bearer away to a fun-filled carnival for a limited time.
  • Choco-Mog Tee (available late January) – An exclusive T-shirt featuring everyone’s favorite fluffy and feathery friends. Colorful, comfy and appropriate for any carnival-goer.

Those with the season pass or who own the premium edition get everything below:

  • Ring of Resistance – A protective piece of jewelry that renders the entire party to be resistant to magical friendly fire.
  • Tech Turbocharger – A device for Noctis that accelerates the tech bar replenishment rate, but freezes the Armiger bar.
  • Armiger Accelerator – A device for Noctis that accelerates the Armiger bar replenishment rate, but freezes the tech bar.
  • Blitzer's Fanfare – A scroll of sheet music containing a song of jubilation that provides additional AP for earning an A+ in Time outside of training.
  • Tactician's Fanfare – A scroll of sheet music containing a song of jubilation that provides additional AP for earning an A+ in Finesse outside of training.
  • Key of Prosperity – A lucky charm that increases the rate at which fallen foes leave behind items of value.
  • Stamina Badge – A device that enables Noctis to sprint and hang without expending stamina.
  • Carnival Passport – An adorably adorned ticket that whisks the bearer away to a fun-filled carnival for a limited time.
  • Festive Ensemble (available late January) – A fancy and fun outfit perfectly suited for enjoying the festivities. The darling design puts all who see it in high spirits.
  • Holiday Pack + Exclusive Photo Frames (available late January) – Additional themes the player can add to Prompto's photos when sharing over social media.

A free update for all will also be available which Square Enix says, which adds a New Game +, "allowing those who have completed the game’s main line story to start a new game with all previous gameplay data intact."

 

Our Take
I have no issues with free updates and extra DLC, even if it's just more fun events and cosmetic additions. It will be interesting to see how much extra content comes to the game post launch. It seems like Square Enix wants to keep improving the game and giving players a reason to extend their road trip or relive it again.