Square Enix announced that it will collaborate with Isetan to release a Final Fantasy XIV pop-up shop in Shinjuku, Japan. The Final Fantasy XIV pop-up shop will appear starting December 8, 2021. Consumers will be able to purchase Final Fantasy XIV inspired clothing items, accessories, and even candy during this period. The pop-up shop will be available until December 14, 2021. The companies will provide more details regarding the exclusive collaboration items at a later date. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]
Customers can start making online reservations for merchandise starting on December 1, 2021 through the official Isetan website. However, consumers will need to pick up the merchandise at the store location.
Outside of the initial announcement, Square Enix has also released a piece of special key artwork for the collaboration. It features the Warrior of Light as seen in the Final Fantasy XIV cinematic trailers, and a plethora of characters as available Job Classes in the game. The full illustration can be found through the official collaboration website.
Recently, Square Enix released the Final Fantasy XIV From Astral to Umbral, Duality, and Journeys arrangement albums to streaming services. This includes Spotify and Apple Music. These albums were previously available to purchase through the Square Enix eStore.
Final Fantasy XIV is immediately available for PC, PS4, and PS5. Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker will release on November 23, 2021. Pre-orders will include early access on November 19, 2021.