Final Fantasy 15 Engine Demo Shows Jaw-Dropping Tech

"We're hoping to create cuisine that looks so good players can taste it."


Square Enix has released a new tech demo for Luminous Studio 1.5, the engine that it is building Final Fantasy XV on.

The video, which you can watch below, was shown during a new stream yesterday which featured development staff offering an update on the project.

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Among some of the tech shown is dynamic visuals, physically-based lighting systems, global illumination, skin penetrating light, realistic car paint, and a whole bunch of other things that sound really mundane when you read them but look very impressive.

During the stream Square Enix announced a release date for Final Fantasy XV's updated demo, Episode Duscae 2.0, and showed new footage of the game.

Episode Duscae 2.0 is expected to include a variety of technical changes, visual improvements, and other tweaks, all of which is based on the volumes of feedback on the first iteration of the demo. Square Enix plans to improve the overall frame rate, among other things.

Square Enix will host its own E3 press conference on Tuesday, June 16, where it is expected that more of Final Fantasy 15 will be shown.

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