Final Fantasy XIV Expansion “Stormbood” Shines in Gorgeous Videos: Samurai, New City and New Areas

Square Enix showcases the new goodies coming with Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in June: the samurai job, the new city Kugane, and the new far eastern areas.

on February 19, 2017 9:15 AM

During the Final Fantasy XIV FanFest keynote in Frankfurt, Square Enix showcased the first video look at some of the new features that will be included in the upcoming expansion dubbed “Stormblood.”

The videos below, courtesy of YouTube user Aether Chronicles, show some of those features and content.

The first gives the first in-game look at the Samurai job, that will be the second and last new job included in the expansion, after Red Mage.

The second video shows off Kugane, the only city in the far eastern continent of Hingashi that is open to foreign traders. It will become accessible with the release of Stormblood, and even have its own housing area named Shirogane, which you can see in the third video.

The fourth video showcases the new far easgtern areas that will be included in the game beyond Kugane and Shirogane.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood will release on June 20th exclusively for PC and PS4, with the PS3 version of the game getting discontinued. PS3 users are eligible to a free upgrade to the PS4 version, and you can find out how to get it here.

In case you missed it, you can also also watch the new cinematic trailer and the new screenshots, read more information on the Samurai job, on the uopcoming PS4 Pro patch and possibility of a Nintendo Switch port (here and hereour full recap of today’s Fanfest FanFest keynote, the one from Tokyo FanFest keynote, the one from Las Vegas FanFest, and additional the information from the post-FanFest press conference, to get the full picture of Stormblood info.

Today Guinness World Records also awarded the Final Fantasy series with three world records, including two for Final Fantasy XIV.




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