The Final Fantasy 15 demo is getting an update


Square Enix will release an update for its Final Fantasy 15 demo in May.

Siliconera reports the update brings Episode Duscae, which launched alongside Final Fantasy Type-0 HD in March, up to Ver. 2.00. It enhances the cooperative move system (Active Cross Battle), adjusts the camera targeting system, fixes bugs and adds combat actions and balance adjustments.

Apparently the update will also stabilise the demo's frame-rate. This news is welcome: Digital Foundry's analysis of the Final Fantasy 15 demo found the PlayStation 4 version hovers around 30fps with extended drops to 25-28fps during most combat scenarios, with the Xbox One version a 5fps deficit in comparison.

"As it stands, this particular demo produces perhaps the lowest level of performance we've seen in an Xbox One game to date," Digital Foundry said.

In the video, below, Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata and marketing manager Akio Ofuji run through the data gathered from a recent Episode Duscae survey.

Final Fantasy 15 is still without a release date. All eyes turn to Square Enix's E3 press conference in June.

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