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Final Fantasy XV’s First Half is Open World, Second Half Linear

August 26th, 2016 by Joey

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Famitsu recently sat down with Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata to discuss the current development status of the game. During the interview Tabata revealed a few new details about the upcoming entry in the Final Fantasy series.

During their time with the game, Famitsu played the first three chapters of Final Fantasy XV which Tabata believes covers 15% of the game. He also confirms that the game opens with Chapter 0 and closes with Chapter 15.

Because of the scale of Final Fantasy XV, Tabata finally reveals that the first half of the game is an open world adventure, whereas the second half is a more linear experience;

“The entire game’s structure for Final Fantasy XV consists of both open-world and linear parts. The first half keeps going as an open-world, but the story in the second half’s is led by a linear path. That way, you won’t get bored of an open-world, and the entire game gets tightened up, so we made it in a way that you’ll also get to advance through it as you have in conventional Final Fantasy games. If you play through the first half and only the main route of the second half, I believe the estimated play-time sits at around 40 to 50 hours.”

Thanks to Siliconera for the details!