The broadcast will be hosted on May 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm PDT and will include a preview of update 5.55 which is slated for late May, alongside miscellaneous update.
On top of that, popular main scenario writer Natsuko Ishikawa will be present as a special guest, fielding questions from the community about story and quest development.
A few weeks ago, we learned that the next expansion titled “Endwalker” will release fall 2021. You can check out tons of details and the first official screenshots and art.
Square Enix also shared plenty more details about the 5.5 update which will release tomorrow and recently followed up with a second back of information and more screenshots, alongside the official trailer.
If you’re unfamiliar with Final Fantasy XIV, it’s currently available for PlayStation 4 and PC, while the open beta for the brand new PS5 version will open tomorrow alongside update 5.5. The upgrade will be offered free of charge to those who own the PS4 version.
If you’re interested in the game in general, you can read our latest interview with producer and director Naoki Yoshida, another with composer Masayoshi Soken, and our review of Shadowbringers.
We recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the advent of Yoshida-san as director and producer.