Final Fantasy XIV hasn’t had a good week especially on Mac, but for those who own it on other systems you will be happy to know that Patch 3.01 for the Heavensward Expansion. Several new things are added such as new Raids, Level Cap increase from 50-60, new Soundtrack, and Flying Mounts.
Below is the Official Press Release…
Heavensward’s first update, Patch 3.01, brings perilous challenges for adventures brave enough, with the new raid dungeon, Alexander.
To watch a preview of the new raid dungeon, Alexander, please visit:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZBTVjhKr5E
FINAL FANTASY XIV: HEAVENSWARD features a new story that drops adventurers into the heart of the Dragonsong War, the bloody, thousand-year conflict between the knights of Ishgard and the dragons of Dravania. Adventurers can also look forward to an increased level cap from 50 to 60 on all disciplines, a new playable race, new dungeons and raids, new primal battles, and the introduction of flying mounts that allow players to take to the skies on flying black chocobos®, single-rider airships, dragons and more!
Heavensward Key Features
· All the hallmarks of the FINAL FANTASY® franchise, including genre-leading graphics and real-time cut scenes, an all-new soundtrack, and an immersive story experience
· Level cap increased from level 50 to level 60
· Flying Mounts – Accompanying the vast new areas that feature floating islands are flying mounts for players to pilot such as the flying black chocobo and single-rider airships
· A New Playable Race, The Au Ra – with unique curved horns and scaled skin, the Au Ra hail from the eastern continent of Othard
· New Jobs: Dark Knight, Machinist and Astrologian – players will be able to master three FINAL FANTASY jobs such as dark knight (Tank) who wields a two-handed greatsword and the power of darkness, astrologian (Healer) who use a divining deck and star globe to call on the powers of the stars to heal allies and support party members, or machinist (DPS) who deals damage from afar by using a combination of firearms and mechanical turrets that can be deployed on the battlefield
· A New city-state: The Holy See of Ishgard
· New beast tribes and powerful primals – Players will encounter the Vanu Vanu and their primal, Bismark, and the Gnath, and their primal Ravana, allowing players to form new allegiances
· New high-end raids – includes a new raid dungeon series within the mechanical colossus “Alexander,” based off the legendary boss in the FINAL FANTASY series.
· New gear, recipes and more!
Recently surpassing 5 million adventurers worldwide for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, FINAL FANTASY XIV: HEAVENSWARD is available now on the PlayStation®3 system, PlayStation®4 system, and Windows PC. A free 30-day trial is included for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at £7.69 / 10.99 €. For newcomers to FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, an all-in-one bundle including both the award-winning FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward is also available now.
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