Square Enix not too long ago handled the media to a preview of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker enlargement. During the occasion, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida revealed that Final Fantasy XIV is now probably the most worthwhile Final Fantasy game ever. It additionally now boasts greater than 24 million gamers.
Final Fantasy XIV’s preliminary 2010 PC launch didn’t go easily after a number of points led to it being considered a failure and unfinished. The title struggled on for 2 years earlier than the servers had been closed in 2012. Yoshida was introduced in to show the game round and it was rebuilt from the ground up. It was lastly rereleased as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn in 2013, this time on PS3 too. By 2015 Final Fantasy XIV had reached 4 million gamers. When Stormblood was launched in 2017, that quantity had elevated to 10 million. Now it has reached a complete of 24 million gamers and Square Enix isn’t resting on their laurels, finally aiming to hit 30 million players.
Thanks to its lengthy life and large participant base, Final Fantasy XIV is now the franchise’s most worthwhile title. As recounted by IGN, Yoshida commented on Final Fantasy XIV’s historical past and his hopes for the longer term:
You all know simply how exhausting issues had been for us with the unique Final Fantasy 14. Since then, we had been capable of remodel the title into one that gives a serious contribution to our firm’s income.
It’s maybe unbecoming of me to say however when it comes to our enterprise, we’ve been capable of obtain nice success. Moving ahead, we’re going to spare no expense with our investments to make sure that this game continues to be one which our gamers can take pleasure in.
Next month, Endwalker will conclude a narrative arc that’s been working since Final Fantasy XIV’s unique launch in 2010, the place Hydaelyn and Zodiark will lastly resolve their battle. The enlargement can even add new locations, enemies, jobs, a new raid, more dungeons, a new tribe, and a level cap increase amongst different issues. Preorders for Endwalker have increased by 160% in comparison with Shadowbringer; preorders grant 4 days of early entry starting on November 19. Those who haven’t preordered Endwalker will have the ability to play the brand new content material on November 23.