The PC Demo for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition is now out!

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The PC Demo for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition is now out!

The PC Demo for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition is now out!

Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition's PC demo has officially released on Steam, giving PC gamers the chance to sample the first chapter of the game for free. 

This demo is available on both the Windows 10 Store and on Steam, with the Steam Demo weighting in at 18.7GB. Nvidia has released a Game Ready driver for this demo, so we advise that PC gamers update their Geforce drivers before playing for optimal performance. This demo will also allow PC gamers to see how well their hardware will perform in the game's official release, which is on March 6th. Let's hope that Square Enix has sorted out the standalone Benchmark's frame pacing issues.   

Below is a list of the additional content that Final Fantasy's Windows Edition includes over its original console offering (Full game, not the demo);

• An all-new dungeon - Insomnia City Ruins: Expanded Map 
• New features such as first-person mode, new gear, and new bosses. 
• Armiger Unleashed – after you collect all 13 royal arms, a more action-oriented mode of the Armiger is unlocked 
• Royal Vessel – the boat from FFXV is now a controllable vehicle. The same body of water (between Cape Caem and Altissia) can now be freely explored. 
• All season pass content – Episode Gladiolus, Episode Prompto, Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades, and Episode Ignis. 
• Over a dozen pieces of DLC, including weapons, Regalia car skins, and item sets. 
• The critically acclaimed game – FINAL FANTASY XV. 
• Supports native 4K (maximum 8K) resolution and HDR10 
• Mod support 
• High-resolution compatible display required for 4K/8K 
• Windows 10 Creators Update compatible display required for HDR10

PC users who purchase Final Fantasy on Steam before May 1st will receive a free Gordon Freeman themed skin and a crowbar in-game. 


Below are the PC system requirements for Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition. These system requirements include resolution target but no framerate targets. At this time it is unknown if these system requirements target 30FPS or 60FPS gameplay. 

 Minimum SpecRecommended Specs4K HDR Spec
OSWindows 7/8.1/10 64-bitWindows 10 64-bit Fall Creators Update
CPUIntel i5 2500
AMD FX 6100
Intel i7 3770
AMD FX 8350
Intel i7 7700
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
Graphics CardNvidia GTX 760
Nvidia GTX 1050
AMD R9 280
Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB
AMD RX 480
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti
Main Memory8GB16GB
Screen Resolution720p1080p4K (2160p)
Free HDD SpaceOver 100GBOver 155GB
Sound CardDirectSound® Sound Card, Windows Sonic or Dolby Atmos
DirectXDirectX 11
OtherSupports Keyboard/Mouse and/or Gamepad


Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition's PC demo is available to download on Steam here. (Alternatively here is Steam has not updated yet in your region(Free Icon))

Update - Game progress within the demo cannot be transferred to the full/final game. 

You can join the discussion on Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition's Demo version on the OC3D Forums

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Most Recent Comments

26-02-2018, 13:49:46

Is this the same demo as the xbox/ps4 where upon completion you get the Carbuncle guardian for use in game?

edit* and why on earth would someone want to run around dressed as Freeman in a FF game? talk about breaking apart the story and immersion of it.

I find that downright stupid these days. Like console specific freecharacters that have nothing to do with the entire genre

e.g. Darth vader added to soul caliber, or some stupid frog from the 80s game added to killer instinct.

What is the point.?!Quote

26-02-2018, 15:46:57

Guessing this doesn't have the 4K textures considering for PC the main game is 100GB and the main game with optional 4K textures is 150GB according to one of the producers.


Apparently it does have the high res assets, At 4K max settings it's using 11.7GB of GPU memory, With the high res assets option turned off it uses 10.2GB and gives about a 10FPS boost.Quote

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