Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Launches July 2; Early Access Begins June 28

    Square Enix has officially announced the release date of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail at PAX East this morning. The game is set to release worldwide on July 2 across PS4, PS5, PC, and Xbox Series X|S. An early access period was also announced, allowing players to join the action starting on June 28.

    Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail is the 6th major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV. It was originally revealed at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 Las Vegas, where Naoki Yoshida, Director of FFXIV, revealed the expansion with an exciting trailer. In October, Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 London was held, where it was confirmed that Final Fantasy XVI would crossover with XIV in an upcoming collaboration. That collab is set to release in early April.

    As for Dawntrail, Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2024 Toyko was held on Saturday, January 6, where loads of new information was revealed. A new job, called Pictomancer, was revealed, which allows you to cast spells in fashion with a paintbrush and color palette. Additionally, two new areas were revealed: Solution Nine and Heritage Found. These areas feature incredible technology and should be a joy to explore with these expansions.

    Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail is set to launch on July 2. The expansion will be available across PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. If you choose to pay for early access, you can begin playing on June 28. We’ll be sure to keep you updated as more information is released.

    Noah Hunter
    Noah Hunter
    Noah is Final Weapon’s Editor-in-Chief. He co-founded the website in June 2019 and has been writing for it ever since. In total, he has over five years of writing experience across many publications, including IGN Entertainment. His favorite series include Xeno and Final Fantasy.

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