dark        

Final Fantasy XIV's main quest will be shortened soon

0

'More Compact' for patch 5.3

With any MMO that has been running for close to a decade, it becomes hard to jump in down the line. Either you'll spend an eternity getting up to the point where most players are at, or you'll be hopelessly lost among all of the lore that's been built up over the years. Final Fantasy XIV is much like that, with multiple content updates and expansions making the main quest longer than basically any Final Fantasy before it. That's set to change a bit in the upcoming 5.3 patch, though.

In the latest "Letter from the Producer" update on the Square Enix forums, the FFXIV team confirmed that the main quest will be getting shortened a bit. "We’re working on adjusting the A Realm Reborn main scenario to be more compact, and are aiming for patch 5.3," reads the update. This seems to be an effort to get people playing Shadowbringers, though it's also probably a way to trim the fat that exists in the main story.

I think that's a great idea, though I would hope the devs don't go too overboard in hastening things. All I can think of is how modern World of Warcraft is more about the later expansions, rendering the beginning areas nearly worthless. If Square Enix could make the original tale of Final Fantasy XIV more palatable, it could remain an integral part of the game for years to come.

Final Fantasy XIV Main Scenario To Be Shortened, Dev Confirms [WCCFTech]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Peter Glagowski
Peter GlagowskiAssociate Editor   gamer profile

Plucked right from the DToid community (formerly KingSigy), Peter is an aspiring writer with a passion for gaming and fitness. If you can't find him in front of a game, you'll most likely find hi... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn   (206)   From our database:

  • Final Fantasy XIV's main quest will be shortened soon - Peter Glagowski
  • Final Fantasy XIV brings the Moonfire Faire back this month - Chris Carter
  • Someone made an incredible Japanese town inside of their Final Fantasy XIV house - Chris Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' first savage (hard) Eden raid is out today alongside of an Astrologian rework - Chris Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIV's in-game cosplay/glamour system keeps getting better and better - Chris Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIV's new Eden raid is out today, here's how to unlock it - Chris Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers guide: City of the Ancients quest - Chris Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers guide: Mystery Miners quest - Chris Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIV guide: Where to find the new Gunbreaker and Dancer job quests - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Final Fantasy #MMO #PC #PS4 #Square Enix #Updates

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •