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Kingsglaive Film Poster

Final Fantasy Fans will be in for a treat, Netflix has confirmed that the feature film, Final Fantasy XV: KingsGlaive is now on Netflix. According to the official synopsis it is set during the events of the video game, the Magical Kingdom of Lucis is home to the Hallowed Crystal, but the menacing empire of Niflheim will stop at nothing to make it theirs, the two have been fighting for so long that no one remembers when it started.

The Kingdom of Lucis is ruled by King Regis who has an elite force of soldiers called Kingsglaive, the soldiers wield their King’s Magic. Nyx Ulric and his fellow glaives stand before the crown city of Insomnia, fighting to stay the inexorable advance of Niflheim’s imperial army. To save his kingdom he accepts an ultimatum, he must cede all lands outside the crown city, and see his son, Prince Noctis, wed to Lady Lunafreya, the former princess of Tenebrae now captive of Niflheim.

As the war of wills rages, the machinations of Niflheim transform Insomnia into an awe-inspiring battleground, pulling Nyx into a struggle for the very survival of the kingdom.

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The film premiered on July 9th, 2016, and debuted in Japan in 10th place, bringing in 35,516,460 yen (US$345,507) in two days. Eleven days later, it would bring in over 70,000 tickets had been sold, bringing a total gross of over 105,000,000 yen in Japan (US$0.9 million), while in the United States it had a limited release in theaters, bringing in $190,000. The total amount of money it brought in the region was $269,980. It received an Approval Rating of 12%, a Rotten rating.

But in China, it was a different story, it debuted at No. 4 and raked in at $3.90 million, and would later gross $4.2 million. It is currently available on Blu-ray and DVD, it debuted on the Top Twenty DVD Chart in October 2016. Final Fantasy XV is the fifteenth installment of the Final Fantasy Series, it was released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2016, Microsoft Windows in 2018, and Stadia as a launch title in 2019. It would ship five million units worldwide and eventually become The Playstation 4’s Best Selling Title in the Franchise’s History.

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