Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

FINAL FANTASY 14: Endwalker expansion delayed by two weeks, launch trailer released

FINAL FANTASY 14: Endwalker is two weeks behind and will be released on December 7, 2021.We also released a team to help with the wait Expansion launch trailer.

The news was announced by Naoki Yoshida, Producer and Director of FF14, The person who wrote a letter explaining the decision to the fans and apologizing for the delay.

“There are several reasons for the postponement, but I’m the only one responsible because I oversee all aspects of the title as the person responsible for the project,” Yoshida wrote. “We sincerely apologize to the players and warriors of light around the world who were very much looking forward to the release of Endwalker. I’m really sorry.”

As mentioned earlier, FINAL FANTASY 14: Endwalker will be available on December 7th, and the early access period for the expansion will begin on December 3rd. There are also two patches (patches 6.01 and 6.05) that will be released on December 21st. 2021 and January 4, 2022, respectively.

“The biggest factor in changing the release date was my selfishness as a game director,” said Yoshida. According to him, it all came from trying to balance the roles of producer and director.

“But when we’re nearing the end of development and playing everything from quests to battle content, especially since this expansion pack is the first major culmination, it suppresses my desire to further improve the quality of endwalkers. I couldn’t do it. Events at FFXIV so far. ” “Looking beyond the endwalkers, the FFXIV story goes on for a long time and we want to provide a more enjoyable experience in the game, but it’s because the endwalkers conclude the first major story that our team I felt I needed to push myself to the “limits” I had envisioned.

“As a result, we adjust to subtle nuances, covering even the best points of the vast and complex story of the last 11 years from the first FFXIV, so that everyone can fully enjoy it. I made up my mind. An adventure in Endwalker.

“Unfortunately, this has resulted in a reduction in the time required for the final quality assurance check due to the time spent on additional improvements.”

As the release date approaches, Yoshida realizes that “the risk of reaching the release date increases without ensuring” stability “as a form of quality.” It was not only this reason, but more than that, that led to the decision to delay.

Although Mr. Yoshida “shifted the release from spring to early summer,” this is the first time he has postponed the announced release date. We also understand that many people are arranging to quit their jobs on the first day of Endwalker, so please humbly say “forgive me”. [him] For the decision [he’s] make. ”

FINAL FANTASY 14: Endwalker concludes the story of Hyderin and Zodiac, ending the story that began with A Realm Reborn, as well as having two new jobs (one healer and one melee DPS) to bring players Month.

For more information on FF14, which has recently surpassed 24 million people, see why endwalker Stardew Valley-like modes sound relaxed and the changes the team has made to reduce server congestion. please.

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Adam Bankhurst is an IGN news writer. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst When Cramps.