The New Final Fantasy XIV Expansion Is Xbox One Series X
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Final Fantasy XIV Heading to Xbox, Cross-Play Supported

A Final Fantasy XIV Xbox version is on the way. The last announcement at the FFXIV Fan Fest 2023 was a port of the MMORPG. Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida brought out Microsoft’s Head of Xbox Phil Spencer. The announcement also confirmed cross-play for all versions of the game. It will only be on the Xbox Series X and S consoles. It will appear in Spring 2024. There will be an open beta ahead of its launch, with that occurring during 6.5X.

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A few details were brought up during the discussion. This will be a digital-only version of FFXIV and will support up to Dawntrail. It will feature faster loading and, if someone is on an Xbox Series X, faster loading.

You can watch the FFXIV Fan Fest 2023 July 28, 2023 stream below.

Prior to this, the bulk of the presentation focused on the new Dawntrail expansion, which is set to debut in Summer 2024.

Final Fantasy XIV is available for the PS4, PS5, and PC, and it is also headed to the Xbox Series X in Spring 2024. The Dawntrail expansion is in development for a Summer 2024 release. The 2023 Fan Festival will be held in Las Vegas between July 28-29, 2023. The full schedule for the event is online.

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