The latest updates for "Final Fantasy XV" will feature Hajime Tabata teasing more open-world features for "Final Fantasy 16" and the game's DLC will explain the plot holes that are missing in the sequel's main story.

'FF16' open-world

"Final Fantasy XV" game director Hajime Tabata teased that the next installment in the RPG series will have more open-world gameplay features than the previous title. He told GameSpot during the PAX West event that Square Enix aims to have the same game features as "FFXV," but with notable differences.

"It's hard to say at this point if the entire game is gonna be based on an Open World," Tabata said.

"But I would say that the overall experience that users get from playing in a massive area, that overall game experience is something we're gonna make sure is in the next project as well."

While Tabata and his team are unsure if Square Enix will let them develop "FF16," he hopes that they will take cues from other games like "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" and "Grand Theft Auto 5" to revolutionized open-world gameplay.

For now, Tabata and his team are focusing their efforts on bringing more game content to "FFXV" such as "Monster of the Deep" VR, multiplayer mode, Episode Ignis, the PC version, and other future DLC stories. The game director also confirmed that there is no "part 2" for the sequel as he felt that it will be impractical to make one given the numerous contents installed in the game.

DLCs will explain the plot holes

Tabata revealed that Noctis' friends have survived the encounter during the last chapter of the game. He told Kotaku last week that all is well in the sequel's ending and that Gladiolus, Prompto, and Ignis are still alive, but he and his team will not explore the aftermath of the story.

The game director knew about the open numerous plot holes in the sequel and Square Enix has been releasing episodic DLC to fill in the gaps and complete the story.

So far, episodes Gladiolus and Prompto revealed the side stories of each character and their personal struggles that are not featured in the main plot.

Gamers will have to wait for Ignis' solo DLC adventure as the Japanese game publisher has not yet revealed the full details of his story. Square Enix is also planning to extend the sequel's story after the three episodes and they want to focus on Lunafreya Nox Fleuret instead of Ardyn Izunia.

PC users will not have to worry about buying expensive equipment to play the PC version as Tabata announced that they can play the game on four-year-old computer units.