Earlier this yr, Closing Fantasy XIV followers have been handled to a primary take a look at the following growth, Dawntrail. Over the weekend, throughout the London leg of the Closing Fantasy XIV Fan Pageant occasion, Sq. Enix shared a bit extra element concerning the growth, together with a brand new trailer revealing the latest class: Viper.
Viper will likely be a melee DPS class that appears much like the Ninja class already current within the sport. Vipers will dual-wield swords that may be fused collectively into one huge sword for extra harm a la Zidane from Closing Fantasy IX. (Bear in mind his Butterfly Sword?) As is custom, the Viper was launched by sport producer Naoki Yoshida dressed up as the category, and as is also custom, the look was fairly rattling cool.
(Eat your coronary heart out, Todd Howard.)
There will likely be one other caster class added with Dawntrail, which probably received’t be revealed till the Japan Fan Pageant occasion in January 2024. Followers predict it to be the pictomancer from Closing Fantasy VI because the new trailer has one of many characters portray and a potential trace from Yoshida himself, as he wore a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shirt to announce FFXIV was coming to the Xbox. (Get it? One of many turtles dual-wields swords just like the Viper class, and so they’re all named after a well-known painter.)
The London Fan Pageant additionally revealed two collaborations have been coming to the critically acclaimed MMORPG. Teased again in August, Fall Guys is lastly set to make its debut in Closing Fantasy XIV. Within the 6.5x sequence of patches, Warriors of Gentle will journey to Gold Saucer to compete in Fall Guys-themed challenges and arenas with a Closing Fantasy XIV twist. Take a look at the trailer beneath. It’s… it’s one thing.
In one more collaboration, Closing Fantasies will collide as XIV and XVI come collectively for the primary time.
Within the trailer, it looks like Clive Rosfield will commerce Valisthea for Eorzea, teaming up with Warriors of Gentle to battle Ifrit — once more it appears. Along with a brand new boss combat towards the Eikon of Fireplace, the FFXIV x FFXVI collaboration (sure, that’s far too many x’s) can even function new FFXVI-themed gear units, mounts, and pets, together with a Torgal mount that I merely should purchase. No phrase but on when this occasion will happen.