It is now known that an online mode will be included in White Knight Chronicles: Wave of the Ancient for the PlayStation 3. When a player goes online they will enter a Town Square, which could be considered similar to a lobby. Up to 16 players will be able to gather in the Town Square, and while inside players will be able interact in various ways, such as chatting and trading items. When finished interacting, players will be able to form 4-person parties to go on quests in the game world. Players can chat with each other while questing as well.
New information has also brought to light that the single player quest in White Knight Chronicles will be around 100+ hours, and in addition the game will run at 1080p. As of today, the game is set to release December 25, 2008 in Japan, with no North American release date announced. More details for White Knight Chronicles will surely be available at the Tokyo Game Show, which has already begun and runs from October 9 through 12.