Closing Fantasy XIV producer and director Naoki Yoshida took to the official Lodestone web site to submit his conventional New 12 months tease.
After speaking about how COVID-19 affected improvement, we catch a glimpse of what we will anticipate in 2021.
Often, this type of message consists of cryptic hints to how the story will evolve within the yr to come back, so you could wish to pay attention carefully.
“So, the place will we stand? The saga of Shadowbringers concluded in Patch 5.3, and hinted on the subsequent story to come back. Ah, however after all we had Patch 5.4, which then flipped the web page to the “remaining chapter within the story of this star.” Maintain an in depth eye on the staff’s progress this yr as occasions construct as soon as extra to an exciting and sudden “ending.” (To the story, to not FFXIV itself!)
Our progeny could by no means know
Wherefore we glance unto the sky,
Nor why we dig for truths beneath;
We bear their scorn or watch them die.
… I’d barely completed typing this once I had an unannounced customer─a minstrel, as he launched himself, on a journey from faraway lands. He positioned a notice into my fingers, and it had this poem written on it:
Who is that this “resolute man”? And what’s this about his “progeny” scorning him?
I turned to place these inquiries to the traveler, however he was gone. Vanished, as if swallowed right into a rift between worlds…”
This isn’t the primary tease dropped by Yoshida-san over the previous few days. The prolific developer needs to realize a “leap ahead” for Closing Fantasy XIV this yr.
We already know that Sq. Enix will host a giant occasion in February, when the brand new Closing Fantasy XIV enlargement will probably be revealed.
Closing Fantasy XIV is at present out there for PlayStation 4 and PC and Sq. Enix just lately introduced that it has handed 20 million gamers.
In case you’re within the recreation normally, you may learn our newest interview with Yoshida-san, one other with composer Masayoshi Soken, and our assessment of Shadowbringers.
Just lately celebrated the tenth anniversary of the arrival of Yoshida-san as director and producer, whereas the Heavensturn occasion has simply start to rejoice the New 12 months.
You may also watch a brand new video specializing in Shadowbringers’ story and that includes a brand new association of its theme tune.