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New Final Fantasy XIV expansion Endwalker will see players travel to the Moon

Ed Nightingale February 8, 2021
Final Fantasy Endwalker

Endwalker, the new FFXIV expansion (Square Enix)

Endwalker is the latest expansion in Square Enix’s long-running MMO Final Fantasy XIV, due out Autumn this year on PC and PlayStation.

Revealed with a brand new trailer over the weekend in a Final Fantasy XIV Announcement Showcase, Endwalker is the first major expansion since 2019’s Shadowbringers and will add a considerable amount of new content – including a new story scenario for the Warriors of Light and a new healing job, the Sage.

It was also revealed that the game will arrive on PlayStation 5 on 13 April in open beta. This version boasts improved frame rates and loading times, 4k resolution and more. A free upgrade is available for existing players.

Endwalker will feature the climax of the Hydaelyn and Zodiark story, which began in the base game A Realm Reborn. Players will travel to new areas Thavnair, the imperial city of Garlemad and the Moon. Final Fantasy X’s Anima summon will also be a new threat.

The Sage will be a new barrier-type healing job, balancing attacking, healing and protective barriers using their unique levitating blade weapon Nouliths – original to Final Fantasy XIV. A second new unannounced job will also be available.

Other features include an increased level cap; a new brutal Pandæmonium difficulty; battle system tweaks; new gear, areas and dungeons; new content in the Gold Saucer gaming area; and the ability to travel to data centres in other countries. 

If you’re yet to play Final Fantasy XIV, a free trial is available that includes the base game A Realm Reborn and the first expansion Heavensward. It’s available on PC, Mac and PlayStation consoles.

For more information, check out the Final Fantasty XIV: Endwalker official page. There will also be a Final Fantasy XIV Digital Fan Festival 2021 from 15-16 May where further details will be revealed.

See the Sage class in action here…

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More: Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy XIV, playstation, Square Enix

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