The 2019 Final Fantasy Fan Fest in Tokyo started at this time with a keynote deal with from recreation director Naoki Yoshida, and the 90-minute briefing was full of information and perception on the brand new Shadowbringers growth for Final Fantasy XIV popping out later this 12 months. Perhaps the most important information was the announcement of a brand new Job. The new Job is Dancer.
As the identify suggests, Dancer makes use of dance strikes, in a means, to fight their enemies. Performing dances executes sure skills, whereas some particular dances buff close by get together members.
Dancer is a ranged DPS Job, and its most important arm is used for throwing weapons. It has no related class, based on Square Enix, and you’ll begin utilizing Dancer at degree 60.
Another big announcement was the subsequent playable race for Final Fantasy XIV–the Hrothgar. Cat-like humanoids, the Hrothgar might be obtainable in female and male variants, and every could have distinctive heads and customisable options. They additionally every have two clans.
Also throughout the presentation, Square Enix confirmed off two new cities, Norvrandt (the Crystarium), Eulmore. The Crystarium is a lovely, expansive place with blue-hued environments. Eulore can also be a sight to behold, because it sits atop a large, ornate, and steampunk-looking construction.
Square Enix additionally used the news-packed keynote to disclose Final Fantasy XIV’s newest Beast Tribe–the Dwarves. Not a complete lot of data was shared, however the firm confirmed these dwarves at all times have beards they usually at all times put on helmets–even on the dinner desk. They’re consultants in mining and metallurgy.
Another huge piece of reports was the announcement of the sport’s subsequent eight-player raid collection. It’s known as Eden, and whereas little is understood in regards to the specifics, Square Enix confirmed that none aside from legendary designer Tetsuya Nomura is working as a personality and boss designer for it.
Shadowbringers launches on July 2, however an Early Access interval will begin on June 28, Square Enix introduced. However, that was solely a tentative date, so it’s topic to vary.
An epic new, six-minute trailer for Shadowbringers was proven throughout the keynote. You can see this trailer above, whereas numerous brand-new screenshots could be seen embedded on this submit.
While followers have to attend some time longer for Shadowbringers, the subsequent huge replace for Final Fantasy XIV, replace 4.56, launches on March 26.
As for the Final Fantasy Fan Fest, it runs all weekend lengthy, so maintain checking again with GameSpot for extra. Disclosure: Square Enix paid for GameSpot’s flight to Tokyo and accomodations.