From today to June 27, owners of the FINAL FANTASY XIV (FFXIV) Online Starter Edition (also known as A Realm Reborn®) on Windows, Mac, and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system will be able to add Heavensward™, the award-winning first expansion pack for the critically acclaimed MMO, to their account for free to keep in perpetuity. This gives new and returning players a great opportunity to get a taste of the adventures that await in the second expansion pack, Stormblood™, and the upcoming third expansion pack, Shadowbringers™. Originally released in 2015, Heavensward picks up immediately following the events of A Realm Reborn. It tells the story of the Warrior of Light as he journeys to Ishgard, a city-state mired in the Dragonsong War, a thousand-year conflict with the dragons of the Dravanian Horde. Players will get access to sprawling new areas, flying mounts, three additional jobs (Dark Knight, … [Read more...] about FFXIV’s Heavensward Expansion Is Free For A Limited Time
During the the FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, Japan, SQUARE ENIX revealed to 15,000 attendees that the highly anticipated third expansion, Shadowbringers™ will take players to the First World and the realm of Norvrandt. This marks the first time Warriors of Light will journey across dimensions and into a land similar, yet different. Here they must become Warriors of Darkness to restore night and save the world from the apocalypse the Flood of Light promises. During the event’s keynote, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida announced numerous new features, including: New Job – Dancer: Dancer joins gunbreaker as one of the new jobs in Shadowbringers. This ranged attacker not only unleashes powerful attacks using throwing weapons, but also performs dances to execute abilities and provide beneficial effects to their party. A first look at the dancer is available here: https://youtu.be/WJTHh15yJzw New Player Race – … [Read more...] about Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Another New Race and Job For Shadowbringers Expansion
FFXIV players can look forward to Part 2 of the A Requiem for Heroes, dropping on March 26th. The main story will continue as usual. With their negotiations in tatters, the Eorzean Alliance must shore up its defenses as the Empire brings its might to bear on the Ala Mhigan border. In a bid to tip the scales, the Warrior of Light rushes to join the fray, and all the while a mysterious voice beckons… Can Eorzea’s champion resist the call, or will this otherwordly requiem claim its final victim? What a wretched state of affairs it is, to have Shigure detained for aiding and abetting the escape of the Wolf Burglar, when it was more or less my brilliant idea! Justice and guilt─but mostly justice!─compel me to remedy this situation with all due alacrity, and to that end I would investigate the questionable activities of Master Akebono, who is doubtless the villain at the heart of these dark intrigues. Yet what is this curious sensation, this foreboding familiarity … [Read more...] about A Requiem For Heroes Part 2 Arrives March 26 on FFXIV
Summer is approacing fast and that means good things for Final Fantasy XIV or FFXIV for short. This MMORPG had a disastrous launch and its relaunch absolutely blew the gaming world away, turning a beloved franchise into a household name. Its also one of the very last few MMORPGs that charges a monthly subscription in order to play it. But is it worth it? With a brand new expansion coming this June, here’s why we think FFXIV is the place to be if you’re looking for a new MMORPG. The Quality Increases With Every Expansion Everyone agrees that A Realm Reborn is indeed way better than its predecessor. Progression had a better flow, and the game’s engine and graphics are a significant upgrade. But the thing with FFXIV is that it’s never stagnant, and continuously improves. And we’re talking about in all departments. If you thought the Main Scenario Quests (Main story) is good in the base game, it only improves further in the two expansions since. Heavensward … [Read more...] about FFXIV Shadowbringers Is Coming: 4 Things We Love About Final Fantasy XIV 2019
We’ve all been there when Final Fantasy XIV, or 1.o was shut down. Did it deserve the brutal criticism as a rushed, unpolished game that was doomed from the very start? Absolutely. The key lessons learned from that mess was used in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, and how times have changed. FFXIV AAR is a success and comeback story that will be talked about for a long time to come, and the testament to that is the newer content and expansions.Therefore, if you’ve been thinking of checking out the modern iteration of FFXIV, here’s why it’s never too late to jump in. The Quality Increases With Every Expansion Everyone agrees that A Realm Reborn is indeed way better than its predecessor. Progression had a better flow, and the game’s engine and graphics are a significant upgrade. But the thing with FFXIV is that it’s never stagnant, and continuously improves. And we’re talking about in all departments. If you thought the Main Scenario Quests … [Read more...] about Should You Play Final Fantasy XIV In 2019?