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Category: Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail

Category: Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail

Final Fantasy 14 Fan Fest is a theme park for its passionate community

Naoki Yoshida, Final Fantasy 14’s producer and director, has repeatedly described the MMORPG as a theme park for the series, with its wealth of distractions and references to multiple games. If that’s the case, then the Final Fantasy Fan Fest event is the real-life theme park: full of activities, but plagued by queue times. This was the first in-person Fan Fest event since 2019’s event in Japan, and will be followed by similar events in London in October and Tokyo next year. Fittingly this Fan Fest was hosted in Las Vegas, the theme park of America. Thousands of fans wandered

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Final Fantasy 14 like a TV show that new players shouldn’t skip through, says Yoshida

While this weekend’s announcement of Final Fantasy 14’s next expansion Dawntrail was huge news for fans, for new players yet to jump into Eorzea the prospect of even more story to get through may be a daunting one. And with the game coming to Xbox consoles next year, there will be a whole new audience looking to start their adventure. Producer and director Naoki Yoshida likened the game to a TV show that players can binge from the start, and highlighted the Duty Support system as a way to ease in newer players. Read more

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Final Fantasy 14 patch 6.5 due early October, called Growing Light

The next patch for Final Fantasy 14 (6.5) will be released early October this year and will be called Growing Light. The patch will come in two story parts that will set up the narrative ahead of the release of the next full expansion, Dawntrail, in summer 2024 – as announced yesterday at the Fan Fest in Las Vegas. Along with various quests and additions, the Duty Support system will now allow players to experience all duties from A Realm Reborn to the end of Endwalker completely solo. Read more

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A Final Fantasy 14 and Fall Guys crossover is on the way

A crossover between Final Fantasy 14 and Fall Guys is on the way next month. FF14 director and producer Naoki Yoshida announced the news at this year’s Final Fantasy Fan Fest in Las Vegas. The crossover will go both ways, with Final Fantasy costumes available in Fall Guys and a Fall Guys minigame added to FF14’s Gold Saucer area. Read more

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Final Fantasy 14’s next expansion, Dawntrail, will be “the very best summer vacation”

The next expansion in Final Fantasy 14 will be Dawntrail and it’s out summer next year. At today’s Fan Festival in Las Vegas, producer and director Naoki Yoshida took to the stage to share the news. Alongside the new expansion, Yoshida’s keynote also announced new Jobs, details of the 7.0 graphical update, an extension of the free trial, and the news that Final Fantasy 14 will be available next year on Xbox consoles. Read more

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