This yr’s Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival might not have been the joyous gathering of followers that it has been in years previous, however the transfer from an in-person occasion to a digital livestream nonetheless delivered loads of surprises and pleasure. The focus was intently on the forthcoming Endwalker enlargement pack, which was introduced to have a November 23 launch date.

One of the most important reveals was a brand new job referred to as Reaper. Wielding a large scythe that channels darkish magics every time its swung, this function seems to be primarily close-range DPS, though you may see a ghostly transformation within the video under that seems to have some sort of a ranged magical assault. This job can solely be accessed if the participant has one other at stage 70, and is barely obtainable to individuals who bought the Endwalker enlargement.

As the Endwalker story unfolds, gamers will journey to unexplored areas, together with Sharlayan, a brand new HUB metropolis. This location hasn’t been touched by conflict, exhibiting prosperity in its hovering structure and exquisite courtyards. Players can even journey to Mare Lamentorum, an otherworldly location with a moon-like really feel.

Endwalker is brimming with a lot of the function units and additions you’d count on from an enlargement of this ilk. The stage cap is rising from 80 to 90, which can be put to good use in new dungeons and raids, and there are many new bosses to face, together with Anima and the Magus Sisters.

Ever since its rebirth, Final Fantasy XIV has lengthy been one of the crucial performed and celebrated MMOs on the market. Game Informer’s Dan Tack gave the Shadowbringers enlargement a evaluate rating of 9 out of 10, praising its new questline and worlds. We haven’t got lengthy to attend to see how Endwalker provides to this sprawling expertise. The cinematic on the high of this text offers you an amazing concept of what to anticipate from the story and new content material.