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Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers new footage and post launch plans revealed

Due on 2nd July.

Final Fantasy: XIV Shadowbringers
Credit: Square Enix

Final Fantasy: Shadowbringers is almost upon us, with its 2nd July launch day rapidly approaching. To get your juices flowing, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida hosted a Letter from the Producer Live stream detailing updates coming with the latest expansion pack. A whole host of new information was revealed including a new dungeon walkthrough video and post-launch content release information.

The gameplay footage shows off a number of different dungeons plus a first look at the Titania trial battle and high-level raid, Eden. Details on other Shadowbringers content was also revealed including the post-launch plans.

View the dungeon crawl video below:

We’ve got a summary for you below of The Letter from the Producer Live below:

  • Introduction of Shadowbringers’ Key Characters – Familiar allies such as Thancred and Y’shtola will join the Warrior of Light as they encounter new characters such as Ran’jit and Vauthry. Additional details on the key characters of Shadowbringers can be found here: https://eu.finalfantasyxiv.com/shadowbringers/story/
  • Updates to Crafting Classes – New actions and adjustments to current actions, major updates to the crafting UI, and easing requirements to unlock existing recipes.
  • Updates to Gathering Classes – New actions and traits for all classes, updates to the gathering log—including spawn time information and the ability to quickly add an alarm to remind players of spawning nodes, as well as easing requirements to unlock existing gathering points.
  • Final Fantasy: XIV Shadowbringers

    Credit: Square Enix

  • System-related Updates – Increase to the glamour dresser storage capacity, updates to the retainer and achievement UI, the addition of new tomestones and gatherer/crafter scrips, and much more.
  • Addition of New Worlds – The addition of the Spriggan World to the Chaos data centre, and the addition of the Twintania World to the Light data centre.
  • Post-Release Patch Schedule:
  • 16th July 2019: Patch 5.01 – Launch of the normal difficulty high-level raid, Eden
  • 30th July 2019: Patch 5.05 – Launch of the savage difficulty Eden raid and the new treasure hunt dungeon, Lyhe Ghiahl; release of the Allagan tomestone of Phantasmagoria currency.

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