Square Enix have released their latest developer diary for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers, focusing on the Nier Automata-inspired content.
As discussed in our prior coverage, this bonus episode focuses on the YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse content, and features discussion between Final Fantasy XIV producer and director Naoki Yoshida, Nier series producer Yosuke Saito, and Nier series director Yoko Taro, on how the collaboration came about.
You can find The Creation of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers – Bonus Episode: YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse below.
You can find the previous six episodes via Square Enix’ YouTube channel.
You can find an abridged rundown on Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers (via Steam) below.
Take part in the next saga of the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online with the next legendary expansion pack—SHADOWBRINGERS!
Explore breathtaking new environments, encounter exotic new races, master exciting new jobs, and fight alongside prominent characters with the new Trust system as you embark on a new journey as the Warrior of Darkness!
With over 16 million adventurers worldwide, join the next chapter and become what you must. Become the Warrior of Darkness!
- A new adventure awaits in Norvrandt
- New jobs: Gunbreaker and Dancer
- New playable races: Viera and Hrothgar
- Level cap increase from 70 to 80
- New towns to explore: The Crystarium and Eulmore
- Journey through expansive new areas, such as the Rak’Tika Greatwood, Amh Araeng, Il Mheg, and Lakeland
- New trials, including harrowing encounters with Titania and Innocence
- New beast tribes: pixies, Nu Mou, dwarves
- A plethora of new dungeons to explore
- A challenging new 8-player raid: Eden
- An exciting new alliance raid series: YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse
- Tackle dungeons solo while fighting alongside prominent characters with the new Trust system
- Relive the adventures from your past with your current level and gear via the New Game+ system.
- The Restoration of the Holy See of Ishgard – In the aftermath of the Dragonsong War, Disciples of the Hand and Land work together to rebuild Ishgard
… and more !!
Final Fantasy XIV is out now on Windows PC, (via the SE Store, and Steam), PlayStation 4, and coming soon to Xbox One. In case you missed it, you can find our Shadowbringers expansion review here (we can’t recommend it enough!)