Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion Closed Beta Detailed; To Begin On August 3rd


Final Fantasy XV, the latest entry in the series developed by Square Enix now out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, received additional single player content in the past few months, and more will be coming with the release of Episode Ignis. Additionally, the game will receive a multiplayer expansion, and soon some lucky players will be able to try it out before everyone else.

Earlier today, the Final Fantasy XV official website has been updated with some new details on the multiplayer expansion closed beta, which will be held from August 3rd until August 8th.

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Requires purchase of Season Pass and a subscription to PlayStation®Plus or an Xbox Live Gold membership.


Available August 3 to August 8, 2017 (projected)

Playable Characters

Create, control, and save up to eight avatars.


Customize avatars with elements limited to the test version.


Choose from katana, club, dagger, and shuriken weapons. Attack patterns vary from those of Noctis.

Royal Sigils 

Invoke the powers of sovereigns for your avatar with this new feature. Equip one of four default royal sigils in the test version.


Begin at test version base camp and play through a custom tutorial.


Choose from one of three quests, with up to three legs to each quest. All players will be matched online in the test version.


Retrieve one ingredient per person per quest, and have the camp cook prepare a meal afterward.


Receive meteorshards as quest rewards. Meteorshards cannot be used in the test version.

Added Features

Interact with other players using preset chat messages. Also supports voice chat.

Judging from the closed beta details, it's going to be quite limited, compared to the full release, but it will still be interesting to see how the multiplayer mode will work.

Final Fantasy XV is now out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.