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Final Fantasy XIV has had no scarcity of obtainable jobs to unlock and play over the course of its decade of existence. It has principally been a staple within the game so as to add two or extra new jobs each growth, and the present whole is a whopping twenty. Many jobs added to the game have been acquainted to those that performed different video games within the sequence, however the MMO would possibly quickly enterprise into the unknown.
During a latest interview for Final Fantasy XI’s “We Are Vana’diel” marketing campaign, game director Naoki Yoshida made hints that job additions sooner or later can be model new to the Final Fantasy sequence.
The challenges of giving names to issues in such a long-standing title was pressured through the interview. Yoshida emphasised that that is very true for job names, as there is no such thing as a level in including a job if its gameplay doesn’t mirror its pre-established design. This was confirmed when the highly-requested Blue Mage job was added to Final Fantasy XIV, however as a “limited job” solely. This choice was made in order that the core fantasy of studying spells by means of combating monsters would stay intact whereas not changing into a balancing nightmare.
“At this point, I’m thinking we have no choice but to come up with brand new jobs that haven’t appeared in the FF series before,” stated Yoshida. This will not be particularly shocking contemplating the addition of the Reaper job with the Endwalker growth. While we’ve seen related issues previously, the job itself was by no means clearly established in earlier titles. The Sage job additionally launched within the newest growth has a extra well-defined previous, however the MMO has given its personal spin on its therapeutic talents.