Today Square Enix released more of what it calls “Optional Items” for Final Fantasy XIV, and this one is going to make the publisher a lot of money.
Optional Items are basically what you think they are: cosmetic or convenience microtransactions that include several clothing sets quite popular among the game’s community.
If there is one who nearly all my friends in the game who play female characters have been clamoring for is the new outfit donned by Y’shtola in the recent Shadowbringers expansion.
Today Square Enix made it available for $12, with a separate purchase priced at $3 for her staff, Nightseeker.
You can see what they look like below.
I am no prophet, but I don’t think I need to be in order to predict that Square Enix is going to make a lot of money today.
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.