Best Xbox One Games #41 – Final Fantasy XV
Developer: Square Enix
Synopsis: Noctis is prepared to marry in order to keep the royal lineage of Lucis secure. That is, until the empire of Niflheim betrays the kingdom and organized the theft of the King’s crystal, resulting in a chaos that leaves King Regis, Noctis, and his betrothed, Lady Lunafreya, all feared dead. Noctis, making it out alive, goes on a quest to retrieve the weapons of the Lucii in hopes of stopping Nilfheim and its emperor, Iedolas Aldercapt.
Why it’s one of the 50 best Xbox One games: Not only does Final Fantasy XV break away from the traditional turn-based combat systems but implements an input-based action-RPG system that includes dodges, parries, counters, and even attack combinations. The party of Noctis, Ignis, Prompto, and Gladiolus help share the ultimate fantastical coming of age story; a group of friends from various social classes coming together as brothers on the long road trip to self-discovery.
Their natural camaraderie helps keep things fresh over a lengthy campaign with a massive overworld, filled with things to do and places to explore. This game has all the trappings of a classic Final Fantasy title updated for the modern age of RPGs.
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