FINAL FANTASY XIV: Dawntrail launches Summer 2024

New expansion details revealed! Plus FINAL FANTASY XIV Online is coming to Xbox Series X|S!
Por Duncan Heaney

The FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2023 in Las Vegas delivered some bombshells. For one thing, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida revealed the next expansion, Dawntrail. It’s packed with new content, from new story, to new sidequests, FATEs, Treasure Hunts and more.

Not only that, but the new expansion will give the game a bit of a glow-up with a new update to the graphics.

By the way have you heard of the critically acclaimed MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, which you'll soon be able to play with an even further expanded free trial which you can play through the entirety of A Realm Reborn, Heavensward and the Stormblood expansions up to level SEVENTY for free with no restrictions on playtime?

And those aren’t the only announcements…

Yeah, there’s a lot to talk about.


The next expansion for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online is titled ‘Dawntrail’ and launches Summer 2024.

As revealed in the new teaser trailer, the new expansion sees the Warrior of Light travel to the land of Tural for the first time. Take a look

The new expansion brings with it a wealth of new content. Expect new story, multiple new jobs, sprawling new areas to explore, new allied tribes, new dungeons, new side quests, new Hunts, new Fates, new Treasure Hunts and much more.

Here are just some of the things you can expect:

  • Journey to the New World, Tural, and its capital, Tuliyollal
  • Explore new areas, including the mountainous Urqopacha and the forest of Yak T’el
  • New Allied Tribes, including the diminutive Pelupelu who wear distinctive masks and inhabit Urqopacha
  • Level Cap increase from 90 to 100
  • Multiple New Jobs
  • Core Battle Content including FATEs, Hunts, Treasure Hunts and Sidequests
  • New Dungeons
  • New Threats, including Valigarmanda
  • Duty Support Update
  • New Gear and Recipes
  • Expansive New Lifestyle Content
  • New Variant Dungeons, Alliance Raid, 8-Player Raid and Ultimate Raid

What’s more, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Dawntrail will introduce the game’s first graphical update for both the character and world visuals. Among these enhancements, you’ll see improvements to the screen-wide aesthetic appeal, higher resolution textures and improved material qualities.

We’ll have much more to share on this expansion in the coming months, so be sure to follow FINAL FANTASY XIV Online on social media to see the big news first:

FINAL FANTASY XIV Online comes to Xbox Series X|S

The long-awaited Xbox version of the critically acclaimed MMO will be launching on Xbox Series X|S in Spring 2024, with an open beta starting during the Patch 6.5x series.

The digital-only release will also enjoy 4K support on Xbox Series X. More information will be revealed soon, with details available at:

The Even Further Expanded Free Trial

FINAL FANTASY XIV Online famously has one of the most generous free trials out there, and it’s about to become even more so.

During the Patch 6.5x series, the Free Trial will add all the content from the Stormblood expansion, including the Red Mage and Samurai jobs.

That means that you’ll be able to play all the content from A Realm Reborn, the first expansion Heavensward and the second expansion Stormblood (including updates through Patch 4.56) and take characters up to level 70… and with no limits on playtime!

It’s essentially the equivalent of three full FINAL FANTASY games absolutely free!

FINAL FANTASY XIV is coming to Fall Guys

Let’s end with news of an awesome upcoming collaboration with Mediatonic’s party royale obstacle course smash hit Fall Guys!

Firstly, the ‘Warriors of Light Fame Pass’ will release for Fall Guys on August 22, 2023, which will allow you to bring the spirit of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online into the wildly entertaining free for alls the game is known for!

Then, as part of the Patch 6.5x series, you’ll be able to enjoy a new Fall Guys-inspired Gold Saucer attraction in FINAL FANTASY XIV Online!

That’s all we have to share for now, except to say many thanks to everyone who followed along with the FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Fan Festival 2023 from Las Vegas, either in person or at home!

As you can see, there’s a lot to look forward to for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online fans. To make sure you see all the news and new information, make sure you’re following the team on social media:

For more information about the game itself, please check out the official website:

And if you’re yet to join the party, and are interested in jumping into FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, that absurdly generous free trial is just waiting for you: