'Final Fantasy 14' Director Dishes More Details About 'Stormblood' Expansion

By Joseph St. James. , Jun 02, 2017 10:08 AM EDT

Final Fantasy 14 has proven that it can weather the storm and come out the victor. It had a disastrous launch in 2010, but it eventually managed to capture the hearts of those in the gaming world when Square Enix made some changes. And now, the latest news is that SE is coming out with more details about its upcoming Stormblood expansion.

There Will Be A Plethora Of New Contents, Changes And Improvements

Stormblood will be the second expansion pack of Final Fantasy 14, and in its bid to hype its release, director, and producer Naoki Yoshida has shared some juicy details about the project. Apparently, this expansion will be building on the platform of its predecessor, Heavensward. Being an update, it will introduce a plethora of new content. It will also implement some changes that will attempt to streamline gameplay mechanics.

Storyline Will Be Similar To Heavensward

One of the pertinent details that Yoshida revealed about the Stormblood expansion of Final Fantasy 14 is its storyline. The director said it will be very similar to the story of Stormblood, which seems to be a popular TV series in Japan. He added that it could be regarded as the third season of the FF14 saga. The story was created in such a way that gamers are not required to be familiar with the story of Heavensward in order to enjoy the game.

There Will Be Two New Classes Of Characters

Final Fantasy 14 Stormblood expansion will also introduce two new classes bringing up the total number of characters to 15. This will give additional options to gamers as to the kind of characters they want to play. The director gave some tips regarding this. He advised gamers to test out a red mage or a samurai since this will give him a slight leg up if they want to reach the new level cap of 70 faster.

The Geography Of The Game Is Expansive

Yoshida also hyped the vastness of the geography that will be introduced by the Stormblood expansion. The expanse is similar to that of Heavensward, but gamers still need to unlock their ability to fly to get to the far reaches of Final Fantasy 14. In other words, they would have to walk at the start of the game.

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