Square Enix revealed in a press release that the release date for the Episode Ardyn DLC will be available on March 26th, 2019. Before you download the new Final Fantasy XV DLC pack, you can watch a prologue anime on YouTube explaining more about the villainous character.
Anyway, you can read more details about the DLC via the press release info that has been posted down below.
“Square Enix Ltd., announced today that the downloadable FINAL FANTASY® XV content (DLC) “Episode Ardyn” will release on 26th March 2019. Before then, fans can watch FINAL FANTASY XV EPISODE ARDYN – PROLOGUE an animated short that serves as a prequel and is available to watch online now here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yOOF8AKQbw
In FINAL FANTASY XV: EPISODE ARDYN players can experience a brand new storyline from the perspective of Ardyn Lucis Caelum. Set 35 years before the events of FINAL FANTASY XV, follow the notorious villain through being freed from an extra-long life of imprisonment and entering the world of darkness, to seeking vengeance against the Lucian royal family.
Players can utilise Ardyn’s villainous powers that can devastate his enemies in demonic ways, as well as fly freely across the map, quickly moving around Insomnia by Shadow-Stepping to map points. Fans of FINAL FANTASY XV will also enjoy encountering familiar faces, albeit younger versions than have been seen before as well as exciting and essential new characters such as the scientist Verstael Besithia and the priestess Aera Mirus Fleuret.”
Final Fantasy XV is out now for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The Episode Ardyn DLC is available as a standalone episode and is the last piece of DLC releasing for the game. Sadly all the other DLC episodes were cancelled a few months ago.