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Final Fantasy XIV: New Shadowbringers Footage & Black Fat Chocobo Free DLC

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The latest Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer is in the bag, this time with brand new Shadowbringers footage and some information about post-expansion launch plans. Viewers will get a look at a new dungeon walkthrough, meet some "key characters", check out updates to several crafting / gathering classes and much more.

In other FFXIV news:

Those who make any game purchase from Amazon above $20 (minus pre-orders) will receive the Black Fat Chocobo in FFXIV for free. The offer is good through July 1st. Purchases can include gameplay time cards, so it might be the perfect opportunity to extend your subscription time!

  • Introduction of Shadowbringers’ Key Characters – Familiar allies such as Thancred and Y’shtola will join the Warrior of Light as they encounter new characters such as Ran'jit and Vauthry. Additional details on the key characters of Shadowbringers can be found here
  • Updates to Crafting Classes – New actions and adjustments to current actions, major updates to the crafting UI, and easing requirements to unlock existing recipes.
  • Updates to Gathering Classes – New actions and traits for all classes, updates to the gathering log—including spawn time information and the ability to quickly add an alarm to remind players of spawning nodes, as well as easing requirements to unlock existing gathering points.
  • System-related Updates – Increase to the glamour dresser storage capacity, updates to the retainer and achievement UI, the addition of new tomestones and gatherer/crafter scrips, and much more.
  • Addition of New Worlds – The addition of the Spriggan World to the Chaos data center, and the addition of the Twintania World to the Light data center.
  • Post-Release Patch Schedule
    • 16th July 2019: Patch 5.01 – Launch of the normal difficulty high-level raid, Eden
    • 30th July 2019: Patch 5.05 – Launch of the savage difficulty Eden raid and the new treasure hunt dungeon, Lyhe Ghiahl; release of the Allagan tomestone of Phantasmagoria currency.

Learn more on the Final Fantasy XIV site.


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom