Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion Closed Beta Kicks Off on August 3rd; Content Detailed

Final Fantasy XV received a number of single-player expansions since its release, but a few lucky ones will get invited to try out the upcoming multiplayer expansion.

The announcement came through the Final Fantasy XV official website, detailing the closed beta’s running times, requirements and content available for players to try out. The closed beta runs from August 3rd to August 8th. Players will get to try out a number of different weapons, including a katana, daggers and shuriken weapons. Here are all the details:


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.

Make sure to let us know if you are one of the lucky ones invited to the closed beta.