At Comic Fiesta 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Square Enix held a panel titled “The History and Future of Final Fantasy,” during which more details about the upcoming Final Fantasy XV were provided by Producer Shinji Hashimoto and Lead Game Designer Wan Hazmer.
The following is a recap of the presentation, including new info and a few which we already knew.
- Malaysian tradition plays an important role in the town of Lestallum, which is the one shown in the Jump Festa trailer. The suburban look is similer to Kuala Lumpur
- Some artwork of the city of Lestallum and its NPCs was showcased (including a hotel room where Noctis can stay), alongside footage of some of the actions NPCs can perform there (Update: you can find the video here). They can prepare Malaysian food, an element inspired by Hazmer, who is Malaysian himself.
- The Malaysian food in the game is teh tarik, satay and roti canai.
- NPCs in the city will be unique.
- Ignis is the one doing the cooking at the campsite, and will prepare meals depending on the ingredients given to him.
- Day/night cycle is set at 60 minutes in real time. 40 Minutes day, 15 minutes night.
- Titan cannot be summoned, but summons will be available in the Episode Duscae demo.
- The game will include: day/night cycle, an “unique weapon system” and summon system. Weapons will provide different move sets.
- If you don’t camp, you cannot level up.
- Is Stella Nox Fleuret still in Final Fantasy XV? “No Comment” (Hazmer laughed while responding this question)