Final Fantasy XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida has penned a new letter that contains a comprehensive list of changes either newly added, planned or already implemented since his tenure began. Additionally, a new player poll has been posted for player input. The poll will not be up quite as long as the first but devs are looking for information from the game's player base.
I’d now like to speak about the battle system and its forthcoming changes. The tasks laid out for the overhaul of the battle system are being divided up and divvied out, and the office is a maelstrom as we try to settle upon the final specs for the system itself. Hardly a day goes by that we don’t have a battle-related meeting of some sort, and it is my strong hope that we finalize a direction to take as soon as possible after receiving your feedback and opinions from the second poll.
We are also looking into players using death warps (or blood warps, or whatever other name you wish to give them). We will be making a decision on how to address this following the release of quests. After all, having a bunch of adventurers committing suicide isn't very FINAL FANTASY-esque, now, is it?
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