Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

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Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: PC, Mac, Playstation 4
Release Date: June 20, 2017

Dive into the next chapter of the critically acclaimed game Final Fantasy XIV Online with its epic next expansion pack - Stormblood!

Explore vast, new lands, including Ala Mhigo, and challenge new Primal threats across Eorzea as you embark on hundreds of new quests as the Warrior of Light! With over six million adventurers worldwide, there is no better time to join the resistance than now!

Key Features

  • New adventures in Ala Mhigo and Doma
  • Play as two new jobs─red mage and samurai
  • New exploration with swimming and diving
  • Level cap increase from 60 to 70
  • Changes to the battle system
  • Journey to the Far Eastern city of Kugane
  • Explore Gyr Abania, the Ruby Sea, Yanxia, and the Azim Steppe
  • New primals and beastmen: Lakshmi / The Ananta and Susano / The Kojin
  • New dungeons
  • A new 8-man raid: Interdimensional Rift─Omega
  • A new alliance raid: Return to Ivalice
  • The Forbidden Land of Eureka
  • New gear and crafting recipes
  • A new residential district: Shirogane
  • Expanded item inventory

PAX Reveals & Announcements

March 11, 2017: FFXIV @ PAX East 2017 - Yoshida Q&A[edit | edit source]

A 1hr 30m Q&A with Naoki Yoshida.

March 10, 2017: Twitter[edit | edit source]

Visit the #FFXIV booth at PAX East and challenge the Warring Triad to win a Stormblood shirt! #FF14


March 9, 2017: Patch 3.55b Notes[edit | edit source]

Patch 3.55b brings a host of additions and refinements to the realm, including newly redesigned exploratory missions in the Diadem.


March 3, 2017: FFXIV Storms into PAX East 2017[edit | edit source]


The FFXIV team is flying eastward once again to attend PAX East 2017 in Boston! We’ll be hosting a special Warring Triad roulette with unique challenges to overcome and rewarding triumphant adventurers with a Stormblood t-shirt! Yoshida will be on hand to visit with fans at the booth and to host a Q&A panel on Saturday!

Q&A Panel Details

Producer and director Naoki Yoshida will host a live Q&A session on Saturday! We’ll be gathering questions from attendees to the Square Enix booth on Friday, and also taking live questions from the audience during the panel! Panel attendees will also receive a mini Stormblood poster featuring the Zenos key art!


Yoshida has talked a lot about Stormblood already, but with the right question…who knows what else he might say!?

Date & Time

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (EST) / 9:00 a.m. (PST) / 16:00 (GMT) Can’t make it to PAX East? Don’t worry! The panel will be streamed live for adventurers around the globe to tune into!

Where to Watch

FINAL FANTASY XIV on Twitch ( Official PAX East on Twitch (

The Warring Triad Challenge

Form a party of adventurers and tackle a random member of the Warring Triad, but with a twist! There are various challenges that will be imposed upon the party to make the battles a bit more...exciting! Should your group emerge victorious, you’ll earn yourself a Stormblood t-shirt!


We’re looking forward to seeing you at PAX East! Be sure to stop by the booth and say “hi” to the team members there!