Square Enix revealed a Final Fantasy XIV picture book release date. However, it won’t be around in time for the holiday season. FFXIV Picture Book: The Namazu and the Greatest Gift will appear in English on July 26, 2022. It will cost $14.99.
As suggested from its title, FFXIV Picture Book: The Namazu and the Greatest Gift is a children’s book. It comes in at 24 pages long. Its story is written by Banri Oda. Oda is a Lead Story Designer for FFXIV. Though prior to the more recent expansions, he also worked on lore as far back as A Realm Reborn. Meanwhile, Hiroyuki Nagamine is the artist. Nagamine does concept art for the game. He also noted in a Square Enix article that this was his first picture book.
The story follows two well-known monsters from FFXIV. The Namazu river is in danger. To save it, they seek help from an Odder Otter. In order to restore their home, they’ll need to make it rain.
Final Fantasy XIV is available for the PS4, PS5, and PC. The Endwalker expansion will be available on November 19, 2021 for people who pre-ordered and November 23, 2021 for those who didn’t. FFXIV Picture Book: The Namazu and the Greatest Gift pre-orders are open now. The book will arrive on July 26, 2022. It is immediately available in Japan.