Earlier this 12 months, Last Fantasy XIV followers had been handled to a first look at the next expansion, Dawntrail. Over the weekend, throughout the London leg of the Last Fantasy XIV Fan Pageant occasion, Sq. Enix shared a bit extra element concerning the enlargement, together with a brand new trailer revealing the most recent class: Viper.
Viper might be a melee DPS class that appears just like the Ninja class already current within the recreation. Vipers will dual-wield swords that may be fused collectively into one huge sword for extra harm a la Zidane from Last Fantasy IX. (Keep in mind his Butterfly Sword?) As is custom, the Viper was launched by recreation producer Naoki Yoshida dressed up as the category, and as is also custom, the look was fairly rattling cool.
(Eat your coronary heart out, Todd Howard.)
There might be one other caster class added with Dawntrail, which doubtless received’t be revealed till the Japan Fan Pageant occasion in January 2024. Followers predict it to be the pictomancer from Last Fantasy VI for the reason that new trailer has one of many characters portray and a doable trace from Yoshida himself, as he wore a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shirt to announce FFXIV was coming to the Xbox. (Get it? One of many turtles dual-wields swords just like the Viper class, and so they’re all named after a well-known painter.)
The London Fan Pageant additionally revealed two collaborations had been coming to the critically acclaimed MMORPG. Teased back in August, Fall Guys is lastly set to make its debut in Last Fantasy XIV. Within the 6.5x sequence of patches, Warriors of Mild will journey to Gold Saucer to compete in Fall Guys-themed challenges and arenas with a Last Fantasy XIV twist. Try the trailer under. It’s… it’s one thing.
In yet one more collaboration, Last Fantasies will collide as XIV and XVI come collectively for the primary time.
Within the trailer, it looks as if Clive Rosfield will commerce Valisthea for Eorzea, teaming up with Warriors of Mild to battle Ifrit — once more it appears. Along with a brand new boss struggle towards the Eikon of Hearth, the FFXIV x FFXVI collaboration (sure, that’s far too many x’s) may also characteristic new FFXVI-themed gear units, mounts, and pets, together with a Torgal mount that I merely should purchase. No phrase but on when this occasion will happen.