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New Final Fantasy XIV Update 5.2 Screenshots Reveal Character Designed by Tetsuya Nomura & More

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New Final Fantasy XIV Update 5.2 Screenshots Reveal Character Designed by Tetsuya Nomura & More

Today Square Enix released a new batch of screenshots of the upcoming update 5.2 for its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV.

Today Square Enix released a new batch of screenshots of the upcoming update 5.2 for its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV.

The patch is titled “Echoes of a Fallen Star” and it’ll progress the main storyline as the scions wait for the Crystal Exarch to help them get back home. Yet, there is still a lot to do in Novrandt.

We also get to take a look at the new 8-man raid, titled Eden’s Verse. We finally get the first look at the armored woman we rescued in the previous chapter, which we had seen only in artwork form before.

Her identity is still a mystery, but she has been designed by Kingdom Hearts 3 director Testsuya Nomura.

Thirdly, a couple of screenshots portray the new dungeon, Anamnesis Anyder, located even deeper into the Tempest than Amaurot itself.

Lastly, the new Chronicles of a New Era chapter, titled The Sorrow of Werlyt, sees the Garlean Empire trying to break the stalemate with the Eorzean Alliance by unleashing a powerful warmachina.

The updated is scheduled to release in mid-February.

You can enjoy the screenshots below.

If you’d like to learn more about Final Fantasy XIV, you can read our recent interview with Naoki Yoshida and Banri Oda,  our review of the latest expansion, and our article explaining why it features the best story among all the tales told by the Final Fantasy series.

A few weeks ago we also learned that the game has passed 18 million registered users.

You can also enjoy the report on our latest visit to the Eorzea Cafe in Tokyo, one  about the latest orchestra concert, and our look at the recent uniqlo collaboration.

Final Fantasy XIV is currently available for PS4 and PC. Last month, Xbox boss Phil Spencer pledged to help bring the game to Xbox One as well.

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