New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Screenshots from Naoki Yoshida Show New Classes, Areas and More

Check out a few glimpses on the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV Expansion, Stormblood.

on May 7, 2017 11:35 AM

Final Fantasy XIV‘s upcoming expansion Stormblood is being tested at Square Enix’s headquarters in Tokyo, and Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida has been sharing screenshots from the test on the official forums.

“It’s currently midnight during Golden Week, and I took some screenshots while testing, so I’ll just leave them here. Just note…this thread may get closed if I get scolded by Project Manager M!”

“Here’s a screenshot of Kugane during nighttime while doing various final checks on samurai.”

New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Screenshots from Naoki Yoshida Show New Classes, Areas and More

“And here’s a screenshot of the new black mage action which I took using the new group pose feature.”

New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Screenshots from Naoki Yoshida Show New Classes, Areas and More

“Please forgive the low image quality due to the forum image size restrictions.

We’re working hard till the very last minute, so hang in there!

Good night Zzz…”

A second post a few hours later came with more goodies.

“Here’s three new pics for today. Tomorrow I’ll be out of the office, so I’m not sure if I’ll be able to upload more. I did some checks on red mage, dragoon, and bard (and a few others, but I’ll leave them for another day).”

“Red mage action in group pose. This place is…”

New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Screenshots from Naoki Yoshida Show New Classes, Areas and More

“The morning sunrise at the Ruby Sea was beautiful, so here’s one with dragoon.”

New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Screenshots from Naoki Yoshida Show New Classes, Areas and More

“And here’s a bard action screenshot during sunset in the Azim Steppe.”

New Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Screenshots from Naoki Yoshida Show New Classes, Areas and More

“I haven’t done any special touch-up on these screenshots, but think they turned out nicely!
(Oh and the bard screenshot isn’t in her underwear lol)
Good night. Zzz…”

If you want to see more, you can download the benchmark to test out your PC, and read our recap of the latest Letter from the Producer Live. If you’re on PS4, you’ll also be pleased to know that PS4 Pro support is coming.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood will release on June 20th exclusively for PC and PS4, with the PS3 version of the game getting discontinued.

 /  Executive News Editor
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