A new version of Final Fantasy XIV, dubbed ‘Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty’, releases later this month, bringing with it a Nier: Automata crossover raid, a New Game+ mode and far more. A new cinematic trailer as effectively as some patch notes supply far more insight into the newest chapter of the MMORPG.
The footage introduces an android incredibly equivalent to Nier: Automata’s 2B to the planet of Final Fantasy XIV, whilst a voice-more than talks up some of the expanded lore at play. The raid is called Yorha: Dark Apocalypse, and was guest made in-element by Yoko Taro, the creator of Nier, and Yosuke Saito, a producer on Nier: Automata and the Dragon Quest series. We can see some of the set-pieces and gameplay major up to and involved in Yorha – even though word of warning, there’s some fairly massive spoilers for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers, so watch with caution if you haven’t completed version five..
In an accompanying news update, a dungeon, The Grand Cosmos, is given some background. “An edifice of such magnitude it was stated to inspire envy in each the heavens for which it was named and the flowers that pervade its boundless gardens,” the description reads. “As with so quite a few wonders of the planet that as soon as was, its radiance immediately faded in the wake of the Flood, its halls falling silent, the throne sitting empty. That is, till the palace was offered new objective when a mage claimed it as their sanctuary, their only firm getting solace, solitude, and the legion of familiars barring entrance to any foolish adequate to seek an audience.”
A New Game+ is getting added, permitting players to go back via the primary situation quests of Heavensward, Stormblood, and Shadowbringers, with present level and gear. A further new function is ‘Fellowships’, which are basically in-game Discord servers exactly where players can host up to 1,000 other players to organize events and partying up for challenges. A player can be in up to 10 fellowships at any one particular time.
There will be the standard tweaks and alterations in addition to this far more substantial content material. Ninja, summoner, samurai and blue mage jobs will be altered, and crafters and gatherers will be getting updates as element of some wider planet-developing.
You can join the raid Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Version five.1 launches October 29.