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Final Fantasy XV is a weird one, isn't it? Having been in development for so long, you'd think Square Enix would be keen to step away from the project and move onto new things, but as game director Hajime Tabata has said before, the development team is dedicated to further improving the experience over time through both premium DLC and free game updates.

We're here to talk about the latter today, which Tabata details in a post on the official Square Enix blog. The gist of it is that the developer is looking into ways to improve the title's story, which, to be frank, is certainly lacking some depth. We're still reviewing the game, but even we must admit that we expected a little more from the title's narrative, which, so far, has fallen pretty flat thanks to a noticeable lack of exposition and character development.

Anyway, in Tabata's own words, the upcoming patches will add "gameplay enhancements" for Chapter 13 - the most heavily criticised part of the game. "After that, we're hoping to delve deeper into the story, adding scenes that will give you new insight into character motivations, such as why Ravus walked the path he did. We will need a little time with these, as they'll need to be localized and voiced in other languages, but we'll let you know the details once everything is set," the director continues.

That's not all, though: "For the long term, we are looking at making certain key characters playable, and even considering the possibility of customizable avatars, in addition to other features over time." This point in particular sounds cool to us. It's also worth pointing out that recently, the developer revealed that it would be incorporating elements such as a new game + mode via a free 'Holiday Pack', allowing you to start the adventure over again with your powered up party.

All in all, we're looking forward to seeing how Square Enix adds to and tweaks Final Fantasy XV over the coming months - but what do you make of this? Are you happy to see that the studio is eager to improve its release? Tell us a better story in the comments section below.