Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Benchmark Out Now; Game Due on March 6th, Preorder Available

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Feb 1, 2018
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Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will release on March 6th for PC. Preorder is now available on Steam, Origin and Windows Store, with each digital retailer offering different preorder bonuses.

Here’s what you get on each one, respectively.

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Origin

Pre-order to receive the FFXV Decal Selection for your Regalia. This pack contains an array of cool and colorful decals for the Regalia.

Steam

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Pre-purchase to receive the FFXV Fashion Collection for Noctis.

Windows Store

This pack contains items designed to power up your performance in combat, including:
• Doudanuki (Sword)
• Elixir (x10)
• Phoenix Down (x10)

That’s not all because Square Enix also posted the official Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition benchmark tool as promised; you can now download it here. Below you can find more information on its requirements and how to interpret the benchmark’s results; stay tuned for our usual benchmark tests.

Outline of the Official Benchmark Application

OS supported Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Japanese version)
  • * 32bit OS are not supported.
  • * The Windows 10 Creators Update or later is required in order to check compatibility with HDR 10/ Windows Sonic Audio.
Hardware requirements

Graphics cards and their drivers must support DirectX®11. The screen display must support sizes of W1280 x H720 pixels or larger.

  • * NVIDIA® SLI®/AMD Crossfire are not supported.
Required software Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
  • * If this software is not installed on your PC environment, the installer for it will boot up during installation.
Download file name ffxvbench_installer.zip
File size 3.37GB Approx.

 

Calculated scores and what they indicate for gameplay

Once the Benchmark compatibility test is completed, you can check your score. This score is a value that indicates the standard of performance you can expect when running the full release version of FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION on your PC. See below for a breakdown of what the scores mean.

12000 or greater Extremely High The game will run exceedingly well. A high frame rate is possible and even richer graphical settings can be used.
9000 to 11999 Very High You can expect the game to run very comfortably. A high frame rate is possible and even higher quality graphical settings can be used.
6000 to 8999 High You can expect the game to run comfortably. It should run smoothly, even at higher graphics settings.
4500 to 5999 Fairly High A standard level of performance can be expected. Adjustments to the graphics settings are recommended if possible.
3000 to 4499 Standard A standard level of performance can be expected.
2500 to 2999 Slightly Low It is possible to play the game, but you may experience a burden on processing when performing some actions. Adjustments to the graphics settings are recommended.
2000 to 2499 Low It is possible to play the game, but all actions will feel sluggish overall. There is a chance that the performance may improve with adjustments to the graphics settings or display resolution.
0 to 1999 Insufficient The system does not meet the minimum requirements to run the game.
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