Closing Fantasy 14 producer Naoki “Yoshi-P” Yoshida has stated that the rationale there is no firmer launch date for growth Dawntrail than summer time 2024 is as a result of he would slightly not give one than give one which must be delayed. Followers had been anticipating a launch date on the Japanese Closing Fantasy 14 Fan Fest 2024 this weekend, as has grow to be custom.

“Provided that that is … Fan Fest, you are most likely anticipating us to announce the discharge date of Dawntrail,” stated Yoshida on a livestream. “Sadly, although we do have an inner date that we’re concentrating on we’re adjusting the schedule on ensuring it is fine-tuned as a lot because it presumably could be earlier than asserting so we won’t be sharing that right now.”

“For those who’re questioning why, effectively, it is as a result of as you understand, for Endwalker for the very first time in my profession we needed to delay the discharge. We do not need that to occur once more even when it is just some weeks. So we’re taking nice care to verify our schedule is on monitor earlier than asserting, however we are going to get you that information as quickly as we will,” he continued.

“Will probably be summer time,” he stated, earlier than clarifying that the discharge window was a direct, agency one—not a looser Sq. Enix Time akin to the legendary Valve Time. “We stated in [Final Fantasy] 16 we had been gonna launch it in summer time and it got here out in June. We won’t be releasing on Sq. Enix time, we might be releasing on 14 time which implies correctly in summer time.”

Yoshida made the statements throughout the Closing Fantasy Fan Fest 2024 livestream on January sixth.

Closing Fantasy 14 growth director Yoshida, identified by a lot of the neighborhood as his display identify Yoshi-P, has lengthy been the face of Sq. Enix in the case of the MMO.

Closing Fantasy 14 Fan Fest 2024 featured the debut of a brand new trailer for Dawntrail, and the affirmation that playable Hrothgar girls had been coming with it—alongside the brand new paint-based pictomancer class.