Extra particulars on Stormblood, the second enlargement pack for Final Fantasy 14, have been supplied by Square Enix.
Last 12 months throughout the Final Fantasy 14 Fan Festival in Tokyo, the MMORPG’s producer and director Naoki Yoshida introduced announced the Stormblood expansion and a few details.
Below is a recap of the upcoming content material together with extra info despatched over right now by Square Enix.
New Job – Red Mage (DPS Role): The extremely anticipated crimson mage job will make its debut in Stormblood as a ranged magic DPS, wielding a rapier and magicked crystal medium. A really cellular attacker, the crimson mage dives out and in of melee fight, assaulting enemies with crimson magic and short-ranged assaults. The crimson mage additionally has the flexibility to hyperlink a number of spells with chainspell, dealing large harm and following them up with melee assaults.
Swimming and Diving: This new gameplay mechanic will enable gamers to seamlessly enter and traverse particular rivers, lakes, and seas in each new and current areas all through Eorzea. Players can even be capable to dive underwater in choose areas, even whereas driving flying mounts. Underwater areas is not going to solely embody new gathering areas, but additionally will present a possibility for NPC interplay.
New Beast Tribe and Primal: The Ananta, an all-female beast tribe, is the most recent of the beast tribes to be launched to the world of FFXIV. This historic tribe resides within the mountains close to Ala Mhigo and worships the primal Lakshmi. Known for his or her talent in spell and gemcraft, the Lamia will play a vital function within the Stormblood foremost state of affairs as their persecution by the Garlean Empire is revealed.
New High-Level Raid: The Bend of Time – Omega was introduced because the high-level raid sequence for Stormblood. Omega has surfaced inside the principle state of affairs up to now, however this menace will quickly seem in full power. The thriller behind the looks of Omega and the importance of “The Bend of Time” can be unveiled by way of the story surrounding this raid.
New Alliance Raid: Two visitor creators had been invited to help with the design of the newly-announced alliance raid “Return to Ivalice”: Yasumi Matsuno (Final Fantasy 11, Final Fantasy Tactics) will write the state of affairs surrounding the raid, whereas Keita Amemiya (Onimusha 2, Shin Megami Tensei Four) will spearhead monster and boss design.
Stormblood Theme Song: Composer Nobuo Uematsu retruns to create the principle theme track for the enlargement.
Other particulars supplied right now encompass the Stormblood Collector’s Edition. It encompasses a particular field with artwork ornament by Yoshitaka Amano, together with the next:
- Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood
- Stormblood Special Art Box
- Zenos yae Galvus Figure
- Stormblood Art Book
- Cloth Map of Eorzea
- Stormblood Logo Sticker
The Collector’s Edition additionally accommodates the next exclusive in-game items:
- Syldra Mount
- Wind-up Bartz Minion
- Chicken Knife
Slated for launch in North America, Europe, and Japan on June 20, the enlargement can be made out there for pre-order beginning January 24. It can be unique to PlayStation Four and PC. PS3 customers might want to improve in an effort to play the brand new content material.
Additional particulars for Stormblood can be shared throughout the European Fan Festival which takes place February 18-19 in Frankfurt, Germany.