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Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers to launch in July

3 February 2019 – by Jack Dawson Taylor

The next major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV will launch on 2 July, with early access bonuses available to players who pre-order.

Shadowbringers is the third major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV after Heavensward and Stormblood, released in 2015 and 2017 respectively, and adds the Viera as a playable race, a number of new jobs including Gunslinger, and a level cap increase from 70 to 80 among other additions.

The expansion launches on 2 July for PlayStation 4 and PC, and pre-orders open on 6 February; fans who pre-order it will be able to take part in early access, which launches on 28 June, four days before the official launch.