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Final Fantasy XV Introduces English Cast In New Teaser

Whether you’re cruising along the streets of Insomnia, or pushing your busted wheels to a dusty gas station in Duscae, these folks will be there with you.

Earlier today, Square Enix started streaming a new teaser trailer for Final Fantasy XV. The six-minute teaser introduces the English dub cast, who discuss their roles over footage from the game.

US Boxart, Copyright Square Enix
US Boxart, Copyright Square Enix

The confirmed dub cast includes:

  • Noctis Lucis Caelum: Ray Chase
  • Prompto Argentum: Robbie Daymond
  • Ignis Scientia: Adam Croasdell
  • Gladiolus “Gladio” Amicitia: Chris Parson
  • Regis Lucis Caelum: Jim Pirri
  • Lunafreya Nox Fleuret: Amy Shiels
  • Ardyn Izunia: Darin De Paul
  • Cor Leonis: Matthew Mercer
  • Aranea: Kari Wahlgren

Darin De Paul previously played Ardyn in CGI film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy.

Final Fantasy XV will hit retailers across the globe on November 29. The title, which is being released on the PlayStation 4 and XBox One, was originally slated for a September 30 début. Outstanding production issues and a need to polish the title saw the title face a delay.

Japanese box art, Copyright Square Enix
Japanese box art, Copyright Square Enix

The title began its existence as Final Fantasy Versus XIII, which began development in 2006. Tetsuya Nomura (Kingdom Hearts franchise, The World Ends With You) devised the original concept for the game and created the initial character designs. The project, which was originally intended to be part of the “Fabula Nova Crystallis” sub-franchise, was rebranded as a main-line Final Fantasy title in 2012 and saw development shifted to eighth generation platforms.

The game saw numerous delays and rebuilds, trapping progress at the 20-25% mark prior to its rebranding as Final Fantasy XV. Hajime Tabata (Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy Type-0) signed on as a co-director with Nomura until 2014, when he assumed total control over development.

Final Fantasy XV will be released in a standard edition, as well as a Deluxe version and a limited Ultimate Collector’s Edition. The Deluxe version, priced at $89.99, includes a steelbook case, a copy of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, and three DLC items:

  • Royal Raiment outfits
  • Masamune weapon
  • “Platinum Leviathan” vehicle skin

The Ultimate Collector’s Edition is limited to 30,000 copies globally. The release, which is priced at $269.99, will include all Deluxe edition content, as well as the following:

  • Art Book (192 Pages)
  • Play Arts Kai Noctis Figure
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV Anime Blu-Ray
  • Travel Pack (DLC)
  • Camera Kit(DLC)
  • Angler Set (DLC)
  • Gourmand Set (DLC)

Square Enix is currently streaming the Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV anime series on Crunchyroll and YouTube. One more episode is planned prior to the game’s launch.

Source: YouTube (Final Fantasy XV)

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