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Final Fantasy XIV Trailer Stars Tom Holland and Hannibal Buress… And My Mind Is Blown

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Final Fantasy XIV Trailer Stars Tom Holland and Hannibal Buress… And My Mind Is Blown

Today Square Enix released a brand new trailer of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV expansion Shadowbringers, and it came with a rather exceptional cast.

We get to see Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home star Tom Holland training hard to become the Warrior of Darkness as Hannibal Buress (who played Coach Wilson in Homecoming) first shots down his evident Chuunibyou and then helps him come to term with his role as a gamer

You can check out the trailer below.

The headline may seem an exaggeration, but my this trailer really blows my mind. With 16 million registered accounts and the highest subscriber count ever just before a major expansion, we knew that Final Fantasy XIV is making Square Enix quite a lot of money. Yet, the fact that it’s enough to hire stars with this level of popularity just before the theatrical release of Spider-Man: Far From Home… that still surprises me.

It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago Final Fantasy XIV was seen as a sinking ship with absolutely no shot at redemption. Yet, those who decided to stick with the game have been ultimately proven right.

If you’d like to know more about Final Fantasy XIV and its upcoming expansion Shadowbringers, you can check out the details and footage released in the latest Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, information on the new races, the reveals from Tokyo FanFest including the Dancer job and the Hrothgar race an official batch of screenshots, and a look on how the new city of Crystarium has been created.

Just a few weeks ago, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida himself also explained why there won’t be male Viera and female Hrothgar, and why the expansion won’t include a healer job. An official benchmark has been released to let you test your rig and check out the new races.

If you want to get ready before the expansion’s release, Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is currently available for PS4 and PC. Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers will officially launch on July 2 for PS4 and PC.

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