An action role-playing game fan surely must know about the Final Fantasy series. Well, the good news is that the latest edition of Final Fantasy is out and seems much more interesting than the previous versions.

The Square Fenix's Final Fantasy XV features an action-based battle system in an open-world environment. The game incorporates quick-weapon switching, elemental magic, vehicle travelings, and camping inside it.

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One of the great things about Final Fantasy XV is the storyline and how it changes between each mainline entry in the series. We are introduced to new characters in different situations and always seem to blend in perfectly. Let's dive into the storyline of Final Fantasy XV.

Story of Final Fantasy XV

The story of Final Fantasy XV follows Prince Noctis and his squadmates cum friends on a journey to reclaim his kingdom that was invaded by the empire of Niflheim. Prince Noctis is on a road trip with his friends on the way to the wedding with his fiancée Luna. 

While on the road trip, Prince gets bad news about his homeland which has been invaded and taken over under the false pretense of a peace treaty.  He also gets to know that his loved ones including his father King Regis have been murdered at the hands of his enemy.


The game is all about the Prince's journey to uncover the truth and reclaim his homeland. Noctis and his loyal companions need to gather strength and overcome a series of challenges in a spectacular open world.

Final Fantasy's game world is filled with larger-than-life creatures, amazing wonders, diverse culture, and treacherous foes. The game is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC as the windows version.

Characters of Final Fantasy XV

The game's lead protagonist is Noctis Lucis Caelum who is the prince of the Kingdom of Lucis. Prince is accompanied by his best friends throughout the world of Eos, Gladiolus Amicitia, Ignis Scientia, and Prompto Argentum. Here are few more details about the lead characters of Final Fantasy XV.


Noctis Lucis Caelum

The story is all about the journey of the heir of the Lucian throne to reclaim his throne and his kingdom. Noctis's trial begins when he leaves his city in order to wed Lady Lunafreya Nox Fleuret. In the combat, Noctis wields spectral weapons which he forges from thin air, a power only possessed by those of the royal line.

Gladiolus Amicitia

Gladiolus Amicitia is the eldest son of the Amicitia family, who has been serving long as the shield of the Kings of Lucis and their closed ones. The bond that he shares with Noctis transcends that of a bodyguard. With his ominous strength, Gladiolus stands ever ready to keep his friends away from harm.

Ignis Scientia

Ignis Scientia was raised along with the heir Noctis of the Lucis and was meant to be the adviser of the Prince. He is highly-educated, resourceful, and has the composure required for the role. Besides, his tactical insights prove to be invaluable over the course of the prince's quest to get his kingdom back.

Prompto Argentum

The young man of a common birth met Noctis as a teenager and became friends very fast. He is the man who withstands Noctis when tragedy befalls Lucis. Prompto strives to carry more than his own weight to lighten his companion's burdens as well as their spirits.

The other guest characters include Cor Leonis, a legendary warrior of Lucis; Lunafreya Nox Fleuret, the current oracle, and former princess who is betrothed to Noctis; Regis Lucis Caelum CXIII, the king of Lucis and father of Noctis, among others.

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The Bottom Line

Now you know the basic storyline of the Final Fantasy XV, get ready to be at the center of the ultimate fantasy adventure.

You play as Noctis, the crown prince of the Kingdom of Lucis, on the quest to reclaim your homeland from the clutches of the Niflheim. On the journey, you will learn to master the skills of weaponry and magic and channel the power of multiple characters in your ancestry.