Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida Shares New Year Wishes & Teasers

Final Fantasy XIV writer and executive Naoki Yoshida, aka “Yoshi-P,” has common a special New Year’s greeting for a game’s fans. He discusses a recover of Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood as good as a annual Fan Festival Events, that take place 3 times a year. He’s also common some teasers on what fans can design of Final Fantasy XIV in 2018.

“Hello there, everyone. Producer and Director Yoshi-P here to wish we all a Happy New Year!

2017 was a illusory year. The recover of a second expansion, Stormblood, was a good success, and we’ve seen some-more players online than ever before,” a director’s summary reads before he interjection players for their support, faithfulness and patronage.

Yoshida shares a initial vital refurbish of a year, patch 4.2, that is due during a finish of Jan 2018 as mentioned in a LIVE letter this past December. In expectation of Patch 4.2—Rise of a New Sun, a preview site is adult that shares sum about a categorical scenario, important side quests and dual dungeons (Hells’ Lid and The Fractal Continuum (Hard)).

The categorical unfolding continues a Ala Mhigo tract of Stormblood. “Yet there is no rest for a Scions of a Seventh Dawn, for a winds of difficulty are floating from a Far East, where an astonishing hint threatens to set a firewood of disharmony ablaze. Can Doma tarry a brewing firestorm to acquire a light of a new day?”

Meanwhile, a side story quests for Patch 4.2 core around a Jade Stoa. “Legend tells of a unequaled samurai who, during a insistence of a king, ventured onward to expostulate a horde of oni into a sea. Yet for all his strength, Tenzen could not do this alone, and so he incited to a Four Lords─greatest of a auspices─for assistance. Together they succeeded, and thereafter journeyed west, distant from a realms of men, to live out their days in solitude,” a central site states.

Yoshida also mentions that skeleton for a FFXIV Fan Festival 2018-2019 are “well underway,” with a year’s value of credentials going into a event. But Fan Festivals aren’t a usually large eventuality a Final Fantasy XIV group is planning: “In fact, I’ve already staid on skeleton for another eventuality over a year from now. we advise gripping a demeanour out for destiny announcements to find out what it is,” pronounced Yoshida.  

Finally, Yoshida common a small in-game teaser:

A teaser for FFXIV going into 2018. Photo: (c) Square Enix

“Strange… we was awaiting maybe another ancient Eastern proverb, or even a thoroughfare from a diary of a late Archon Louisoix. What could this meant for a destiny of a realm? we suspect we can usually assume until a law reveals itself,” he said.

What could Yoshida be referring to? What are we many looking brazen to in Patch 4.2? What else are we anticipating for Final Fantasy XIV in 2018? Stay tuned for some-more updates on all fronts by following @PlayerDotOne on Twitter.

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