Building upon what what will be present on-disc, Square Enix have confirmed they will be offering a free “Crown” update for Final Fantasy XV at launch. According to Square Enix, this update is “the result of some additional time for development since mastering the full game, and provides a variety of updates, minor bug fixes and new features to greatly enhance the overall story and gameplay experience“.

Some specific contents of the update can be found below:

  • Improvements to the camera with new options to better assist and track the action in tight spaces and to improve visibility during battles

  • The addition of an ability tree for the Wait Mode function improves the strategic element of this feature

  • Players can obtain the “Beast Whistle” which can be used to call monsters to battle

  • New event scenes and scenes from KINGSGLAIVE: FINALFANTASY XV and the “Omen” trailer have also been added to the game to make the story and timeline of events within the FINAL FANTASY XV universe even easier to follow for newcomers

  • For those who enjoy collecting items, the upgrade will also add a wider variety or recipes and fish with the addition of a gallery to keep track of culinary discoveries

  • Implementation of social media support, allowing the photos Prompto takes along your journey to be uploaded to Facebook and Twitter.