Get Ready for Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Early Access on June 28, 2024

Get Ready for Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Early Access on June 28, 2024
Get Ready for Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Early Access on June 28, 2024 (Image via: @AskPlayStation X Handle)

Exciting news for Final Fantasy XIV fans! The highly anticipated Dawntrail expansion is just around the corner. Early access begins on June 28, 2024, and the official release follows on July 2, 2024. To ensure smooth gameplay, make sure you have enough free storage space on your PlayStation console.


New Features in Dawntrail

Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail brings a wealth of new content. The expansion includes new areas, dungeons, jobs, and even a new playable race.

  1. New Areas:
    • Tuliyollal: A bustling city that stretches up a mountain from its coastal harbor to a palace at the summit.
    • Urqopacha: Home to the Pelupelu and Yok Huy peoples, dominated by the majestic peak of Worqor Zormor.
    • Kozama’uka: A verdant forest region with stunning waterfalls and unique cultures​.
  2. New Dungeon:
    • Ihuykatumu: A level 91 dungeon that starts with a river cruise through a jungle, promising challenging encounters​​.
  3. New Jobs:
    • Viper: A close-range fighter using two one-handed blades and a two-handed weapon for powerful strikes.
    • Pictomancer: Uses a brush to bring their artistic creations to life with various spells and abilities​​.
  4. New Playable Race:
    • Female Hrothgar: Known for their lithe, muscular forms and leadership qualities​​.
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Graphical Overhaul

Dawntrail features the first major graphical update for Final Fantasy XIV. This includes enhanced textures, improved shadows, and better material qualities for characters and environments. These improvements aim to deliver a visually stunning experience on PlayStation 5​.

Pre-Order Bonuses

Pre-ordering Dawntrail grants several bonuses, including early access to the expansion, a wind-up Zidane minion, and Azeyma’s Earrings. The Collector’s Edition includes physical items like a Viper figure, a realm map, a journal, and an adventurer’s pen case, along with digital bonuses like the Ark mount and a Chocobo Brush​​.

Storage Management

To play Dawntrail without delays, ensure your PlayStation has enough free storage space. For detailed instructions on managing storage on PS5 and PS4, refer to the official PlayStation support pages:

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