Final Fantasy 14’s yearly Fan Festival began on Friday night, kicked off by a keynote concerning the recreation’s upcoming growth, Endwalker.
Square Enix usually holds three Fan Festivals a yr, with one happening in Japan, one other in Europe, and a 3rd within the United States, however the occasion has been consolidated into one streamed occasion as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
As anticipated, Final Fantasy 14 producer Naoki Yoshida revealed new data from the upcoming Endwalker growth, which is ready to launch within the fall. We’ve outlined among the greatest bulletins beneath.
Endwalker’s full trailer exhibits off Sharlayan and our favourite pals
The full trailer for Endwalker was revealed through the stream, displaying what our favourite scions have been as much as in addition to the attractive new areas in Eorzea that we’ll be exploring. It additionally confirmed that, expectedly, Zenos is wielding the brand new scythe DPS weapon.
Reaper is the brand new melee DPS job
After being teased for a number of months by the use of Yoshida’s shirts, we lastly know what the second job coming in Endwalker is: Reaper. The new melee DPS will use a two-handed scythe weapon. In addition to the very cool slashing assaults, it has a ghost avatar from the void to assist them struggle.
You might want to personal the Endwalker growth and have a minimum of one job at stage 70 to unlock Reaper.
Old Sharlayan is Endwalker’s hub metropolis
The means The Crystarium was for Shadowbringers and Kugane was for Stormblood, Old Sharlayan can be Endwalker’s hub metropolis. This signifies that not solely will this be the zone the place you’ll be capable to entry outlets and the market boards, however you’ll doubtless be spending most of your time right here all through the growth.
Other new areas embody Labrynithos, Garlemald, Thavnair, and … the moon
Labrynithos is a good looking underground dome that emulates the surface world and Garlemald is the territory with the oldsters that Warriors of Light have been beefing with. Thavanir’s Radz-at-Han was already confirmed to be the growth new non-hub metropolis in a earlier stream, however we bought to see a demo of the realm in motion within the keynote.
As acknowledged earlier than, gamers can be touring to the moon in some unspecified time in the future through the growth. This continues the Final Fantasy 4-esque theme we’ve seen with Endwalker thus far.
Loporrits are one of many new beast tribes
These lovely rabbits will be discovered on the moon, taking part in within the Asian fairy story about moon rabbits. Will they be making rice muffins? Will they be sacrificing their livers? We don’t know! We do know that they’re based mostly off of Hummingways, rabbit-like designs from — you guessed it — Final Fantasy 4.
Endwalker’s alliance raid collection known as Myths of the Realm
Yoshida famous that it’ll discover The Twelve, the deities in Final Fantasy 14, carefully. It’s additionally going to be authentic content material, not like among the earlier raid collection that have been crossovers with different video games.
We’re truly getting male Viera
Yes, the rabbit-people race that launched in Shadowbringers is definitely getting a male counterpart in Endwalker. Previously, Viera may solely be feminine, however now they’re giving us the rabbit boys we’ve been begging for. Thank you, Square Enix.
There are plans so as to add feminine Hrothgar sooner or later.
Endwalker can be launched on Nov. 23
The growth can be totally obtainable on Nov. 23, however of us who preorder can have early entry to the growth content material for a pair days earlier than this date.