Before you play as Noctis and his companions in Final Fantasy XV, take control of Regis and his friends in A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV.

A King’s Tale takes place 30 years before the events of FFXV and follows Noctis‘ father, Regis as he tries to bring peace to Insomnia. The standalone, side scroller, beat ’em up features retro-style graphics, deep combat systems, magic, companions, and summons.

Deep Combat System – Combos, counters, and Regis’ signature “Warp Strike” combine for lightning fast real-time combat that rewards fast reflexes and smart tactics.

Magic – Ignite the battlefield, freeze your enemies, or electrify your foes with Fire, Ice, and Lightning magic.

Companions – Three distinct companions offer unique and new ways to attack as well as tailored super moves that deal massive damage.

Summons – Call upon epic Astral entities to decimate your foes in jaw-dropping ways.

As of now, the only way to get A King’s Tale is to pre-order Final Fantasy XV at Gamestop in the U.S or EBGames in Canada. Square Enix hasn’t announced any other way to obtain this prequel, but it is likely that it will get its own standalone release in the future.

Final Fantasy XV and A King’s Tale Final Fantasy is set to release on September 30,  2016, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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