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Players Can Celebrate the Season and Create Limited Edition Digital Holiday Card with Favourite Screenshots

FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online players are today invited to show some festive cheer as the Starlight Celebration makes a triumphant return to Eorzea. The annual festive spectacular will be available for all to enjoy until 31st December, with this year’s instalment bringing new quests, characters and rewards to collect – including a very ‘cool’ holiday mount.

Preparations for this year’s festivities are well underway, or at least, they should be. A young man of abundant wealth and self-assurance – and considerably less abundant Starlight spirit – has been tasked with overseeing the event, and his plans for the season appear to be anything but promising. Amh Garanjy is seeking help from anyone and everyone in the hopes of pulling off a Starlight miracle.

Rewards for participating in the event include:

Snow-Dusted Tree – Few realise the “snow” that rests on the boughs of this outdoor furnishing item is in fact cake icing.
Unmelting Ice Partition – One of the few furnishings that must rely on mystic energies simply to maintain structural integrity.
Unmelting Ice Loft – Though the ability to defy the laws of gravity and nature is certainly impressive, the best thing about this handy platform is that footprints can be made in the thin layer of snow on top. Go ahead, try it!
Snowman Bell – For some reason, ringing this bell summons forth a behatted and begloved embodiment of festive cheer. With that in mind, it would be rather a shame not to ring it.

Full details on the Starlight Celebration 2020 in-game event can be found here:

Additionally, today marks the launch of the FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Digital Holiday Card. To celebrate the holiday season, SQUARE ENIX® invites the community to share season’s greetings from Eorzea with friends, family, and Free Company members by creating their own animated Digital Holiday Card. These are then able to be downloaded and shared with those they care about to celebrate the season together.

The FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Digital Holiday Card can be accessed here:

During the Letter from the Producer LIVE on 27th November, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida announced a special global livestream event, the “FINAL FANTASY XIV Announcement Showcase.” The event is scheduled to take place on 6th February, 2021 and will feature the latest information and announcements for the title. Details on when and where to view the stream will be available at a later date.

With so much new content coming to FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, there’s never been a better time to try the ground-breaking MMORPG. The game’s free trial has been expanded to include content up to the end of the Heavensward expansion, where players can create up to eight playable characters and experience the different playable races, classes, and jobs with no restrictions on playtime. New adventurers who wish to experience the free trial may register here:

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers is the third expansion for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online and has received acclaim from critics and fans alike since its release in July 2019. Packed with striking new environments, the new gunbreaker and dancer jobs, Hrothgar and Viera races, Trust system and much more, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers offers players both old and new hundreds of hours of content to explore.

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