FFXV has generally been favourably received, although many have questioned decisions to remove key plot points from the main game, as
well as other areas where it has been substantially stripped down.
While the modern age of DLC is allowing Square to add new cutscenes
and gameplay that will help explain some of the story, it is
disappointing so much didn't make it in the game in time for it's
Fortunately for the theorists among us, Square left a lot of clues
as to the lore and true plot
From numerous promotional videos, to exploring the early FF
versus XIII intentions, to examining the clues within the game
itself, fans around the world have pieced together some phenomenal
theories which serve to expand the story of FFXV, and – crucially –
offer much more meaning to the plot and the characters.
In the interest of keeping this
article accessible, I won't go into a lot of the source detail,
instead focusing on the theories themselves. If you'd like to know
more, there are lots of fan videos and discussions which explore the evidence behind each main story point I'm about to elaborate on.
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