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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Release Delayed Two Weeks


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Final Fantasy XIV's newest expansion, Endwalker, was due to release Tuesday, November 23rd, but has now had its release date pushed back by two weeks. The new release date is Tuesday, December 7th, with early access for those who pre-ordered happening Friday, December 3rd.

This reporter was watching the Live Letter where the news was announced, and Naoki Yoshida (affectionately known as Yoshi-P), producer and director of Final Fantasy XIV, seemed rather distraught at having made this decision as he kept repeating "I'm sorry" in Japanese. According to the official announcement, Yoshi-P made this decision to ensure the quality of the expansion would live up to his vision. He thought hard about cutting material, or breaking the expansion into several releases so they could still meet the scheduled release date, but ultimate decided against those ideas.

Along with the updated release date for Endwalker, we also received the schedule for the first two patches. Patch 6.01 is scheduled for Tuesday, December 21, 2021 and will bring the Pandæmonium raid, while Patch 6.05, scheduled for Tuesday, January 4, 2022 will include the raid's Savage version along with new tomestones and gear.

Finally, a new trailer for the expansion was shown. Here it is for your enjoyment:




Source: Final Fantasy XIV Lodestone
Posted in: Square-Enix News

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His ShadowComment 1: 2021-11-10 21:05
His Shadow That's fine, I just leveled White Mage to 80 and added another max level to my belt. I planned on taking a break during the launch well the Iron some of kinks out.

Rangers51Comment 2: 2021-11-17 20:06
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Quote (AltheaValara @ 6th November 2021 01:24)
Pandæmonium

I'll never dive into an MMO, but I just want to say thank you for using this spelling. biggrin.gif
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