Hey everyone! For Final Fantasy XV fans, and fans of the franchise in general, this is the day you’ve been waiting for. Today is the day where the Final Fantasy XV team takes to the Shrine Amphitheater in Los Angeles to announce the official release date of Final Fantasy XV, as well as other game play details. We’ll be doing live blog coverage of the event as it happens, so set the clocks for 7 PM and check back to this page around then! You may even see some of the staff mingling around too!

Are you excited for what’s in store? What kind of game play features are you hoping for? Does Final Fantasy XV feel like the game you’ve been looking for? Let us know in the comments!

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And just before I sign off – the car turns to an airship. Take care, everyone, and thanks for tuning in!

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Nice little trailer, that’s all folks. September 30, 2016.

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He has a final 15th announcement. Nice!

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September 30, 2016.

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Tabata has “pushed the button” for the reveal of release date.

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Mr. Hajime Tabata has just walked on stage.

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Oh LORD. There’s a Collector’s Ultimate Edition. Only 30,000 units available on SE online. Both editions will be available worldwide 9PM TODAY.

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Announcement for a Deluxe Edition FFXV – oh my. Eventually be first party branded. Features steelbook and special artwork.

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demo live tonight.

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A new Platinum Demo in the works as well. Don’t need prior knowledge to understand and enjoy the game.

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Announcing a new demo featuring young Noctis. D’awwwww.

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Matt Kishimoto on stage.

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Pre-registration tonight.

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HOLY CRAP. Okay, it comes out on mobile devices, later this year!

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FFXV minigame time. PINBALL!?!?

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Recap.

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Breaking Bad references…

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Lots of jokes…

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Sorry, typo. It’s Nyx.

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Aaron Paul playing the role of Nitz, an assassin-like character.

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Aaron Paul on stage. Wow. He’s gonna play a role too?!

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SEAN BEAN plays the King in Kingsglaive!

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She voices Luna in the film. Wow. SOLD.

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Lena Headey on stage!

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Square Enix and Audi partnering to make a car for the game.

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Sorry, trying to pick my jaw up off the floor with that Audi R8.

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Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV movie coming 2016 – full CG, feature length.

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FFXV ANIME coming out, and the crowd is going nuts. Episode I available now. All five will be released prior to launch of FFXV!

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What! They’re going full anime on it!

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Noctis, the main character, trying to take back his kingdom. Ignis does the cooking, raised by Noctis’s faction. Gladio is the shield of sorts for Noctis’ family. And, Prompto serves as the fan favorite. The party person.

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Time to talk about the characters.

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Environmental detail trailer going out. Wow.

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And the stream is being plagued by many different languages in the background. 🙁

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And Jesus Titan is terrifying.

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Final Fantasy XV taking elements from Kingdom Hearts game play.

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Battles being shown.

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While the player drives in the car, there is a radio that plays songs from the franchise. Nice touch.

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New gameplay mode with Chocobos and features a huge map.

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Brand new gameplay videos of FFXV now.

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I am not going to lie, the cover for Stand By Me is really catching on to me. Love it, personally.

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Florence and the Machine doing a cover of “Stand By Me” played in the beginning. Crowd going nuts.

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Nobuo Uematsu speaking through screen now. Can’t attend since he’s at Distant Worlds.

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Amano is here tonight. Yoshitaka Amano of Final Fantasy artwork legend, on stage.

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As crazy awesome as this looks it feels a bit unsettling…

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Displaying Amano artwork. 2D image being redesigned into 3D.

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This enthusiasm… they have fourteen announcements to cover tonight, apparently.

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Host Greg Miller and Tim Gettys appear on screen.

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Wow, the game really does look nice…

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Trailer going out for the audience.

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Being the father of Final Fantasy, he’s talking about how it’s grown and how XV will bring it back to its roots.

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Hironobu Sakaguchi taking to the stage.

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And here we gooooo!

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Two minutes to showtime.

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We are just about set! Check in twenty minutes from now for the live blog of Uncovered Final Fantasy!