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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Sees Slight Delay Alongside Launch Trailer

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Screenshot showcasing a paladin standing on the surface of the moon looking at his home planet.

During last night’s Letter from the Producer Live, Final Fantasy XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida announced that the latest expansion, Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker, has been delayed by two weeks. This comes off the heels of a massive influx of new players over the last few months, reworking Data Center capacities, and more. These two weeks will be used for quality assurance and preparation for launch, according to Yoshida. Here is a slide from the Live Letter, detailing dates for the expansion and the first raid tier for Endwalker. Yoshi-P also wrote a lengthy post on The Lodestone detailing his reasons for the delay.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Release rollout dates

In more positive news, last night also saw the debut of the launch trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. It may go without saying that there are some spoilers here if you are not relatively caught up on the game’s story:

We also got some fresh artwork for the main cast, seen below:

Finally, watch the full Live Letter stream below for all newly revealed details, such as new tomestones, crafting and gathering changes, housing updates, PVP changes, new spatial audio support, and much more.

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker will release for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC and Mac on December 7th, with early access beginning December 3rd. Check out the expansion’s official website.

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Steven Mattern

Steven Mattern

Steven Mattern is a News Writer and Music Reviewer for RPGFan. Relatively new to RPGs in the grand scheme of the genre, he often resonates with soundtracks of titles more than the game itself. Music is one of the most vital parts of any game to him; so even if the gameplay or story doesn't age well or hold up, the soundtrack can leave a positive impression. Games aside, he loves science fiction and fantasy films and has a knack for podcasts. Steven also lives with (maybe) never enough cats.

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