SQUARE ENIX reveals STORMBLOOD, the next major expansion for FINAL FANTASY XIV
New jobs, locations, battle system and more….
LONDON (Oct. 17, 2016) – This past weekend, SQUARE ENIX® unveiled the highly anticipated second expansion to FINAL FANTASY® XIV during its Fan Festival in Las Vegas. Following the success of Heavensward™, the next chapter in the beloved MMO will take players to new and exciting locations.
Making its world debut, the Stormblood teaser trailer showcases the Warrior of Light honing his new skills during a high-octane sparring match with mysterious woman clad in red atop a colossal stone statue, while resistance fighters prepare for battle below. The new expansion will include new jobs; an increased level cap up to level 70; sprawling new areas to explore; a revamped battle system; and all-new dungeons, raids, and alliance battle content.
The teaser trailer can be viewed at https://youtu.be/mAobb8_SzHY.
More information on Stormblood will be shared at the Tokyo Fan Festival event on December 24-25, 2016, as well as during the European Fan Festival in Frankfurt, scheduled for February 18-19, 2017.
The summer 2017 release of Stormblood will also mark the end of PlayStation 3® support of FINAL FANTASY XIV. During the keynote, SQUARE ENIX detailed plans for a free upgrade service to the PlayStation 4® version, which will allow for players on the PlayStation 3® system to seamlessly continue their adventures following the launch of Stormblood.
With more than six million players globally, FINAL FANTASY XIV continues to deliver on the promise of bringing the best of the FINAL FANTASY experience to the online realm. The MMO recently celebrated its third anniversary, continuing to usher in new adventurers to the ever growing game world.
STORMBLOOD teaser site: http://eu.finalfantasyxiv.com/stormblood/
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About FINAL FANTASY
Since the release of FINAL FANTASY in 1987, this unique RPG series continues to showcase the spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds and rich stories leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from users around the world. Titles of the series have so far achieved a cumulative shipment of over 110 million units worldwide.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 115 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST which has sold over 68 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 45 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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