Take a trip to the moon in the latest expansion.
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For those that purchased the base version of Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker, it's now your time to shine. Either that, or it's your time to wait in login queues for a while. Square Enix just released the newest expansion for their hugely popular MMORPG to the masses today.

Endwalker is set to conclude the story of Hydaelyn and Zodiark. Players will "explore new areas such as Old Sharlayan and Thavnair, forge new paths through the Garlean Empire, and ascend to the heavens to set food on the moon." This expansion effectively concludes the storyline that has been going on for years now. This expansion also marks the beginning of a new chapter for Final Fantasy 14. It's said to set the stage for "new adventures and a brand-new storyline which builds on the foundation established over the last eight years."

The full patch notes for Patch 6.0 can be found here. Below are just some of the highlights from today's release.

  • New Jobs: Sage and Reaper – The Sage is a new healer job—the first added since Heavensward™—that utilizes aether-imbued nouliths to protect teammates in battle, fight off enemies and execute ranged magic abilities. The Reaper, a melee DPS armed with a two-handed scythe, not only unleashes brutal attacks with theatrical visuals but has the ability to summon an avatar from the void to aid them in combat.
  • New Playable Race: Male Viera – Players who own Shadowbringers™ will be able to create male Viera characters upon the launch of Endwalker.
  • Level Cap Increase – The level cap for jobs and classes will be raised from 80 to 90. Players will learn new actions as well as fight against new enemies to master their skills.
  • New Expansive Areas – Warriors of Light will explore new areas, including Thavnair, Garlemald, Mare Lamentorum and more as they experience the tales that lie ahead.
  • New Tribes – Players will encounter both the Arkasodara, Matanga who are indigenous to the isle of Thavnair, and the Loporrits—who appear to have much in common with the curious wanderer known as Namingway from Eorzean myth.
  • New Content and System Upgrades – A new ally for the Trust system, new equipment, new crafting recipes, and much more.
Square Enix already has some post-launch content drops planned for upcoming patches in order to constantly offer new content throughout Endwalker's life.

  • New High-end Raid: Pandæmonium (Patch 6.01)
  • New Residential District: Empyreum (Patch 6.1)
  • New Small-Scale PvP Content (Patch 6.1)
  • Island Sanctuary
  • New Alliance Raid: Myths of the Realm
  • Data Center Travel System
  • Oceania Data Center (planned for February 2022)
Square Enix also notes that Final Fantasy 14 has surpassed 25 million registered players. In addition to the Endwalker launch trailer (seen below), Square Enix also released the Endwalker main theme song, as well as a rendition of "Fly Me to the Moon" by Sia.