A massive new trailer details the changes being made to a number of jobs in the MMORPG.
Producer and director Naoki Yoshida says the game has seen "staggering and unexpected" growth in the last couple of weeks, leading to server issues.
Square Enix's acclaimed MMORPG seems to be enjoying a surge in popularity, having sold out even digitally on the publisher's store.
Players can test their system performance with the upcoming expansion while also checking the new locations and race options.
Final Fantasy 14's upcoming expansion Endwalker is apparently generating significantly greater interest than its predecessor.
Naoki Yoshida says that the development team spent "over half a year using what free time they had" to add male Viera and female Hrothgar.
Producer and director Naoki Yoshida feels that the expansion will offer a "much more robust experience than previous installments."
New Alliance raid series, the Loporrits and Old Sharlayan have also been revealed.
Full cinematic trailer showcases cataclysmic events befalling Eorzea.
Patch 5.55 also goes live for the MMO next week.
"Death Unto Dawn - Part 1" patch is also available for all players.
A laundry list of things for new players to think about.
This includes free trial players as well.
Over a dozen new minutes of footage shown off.
Patch 5.5 is out on April 13th along with the PS5 version's open beta.
Official service is expected to begin immediately after the open beta.
"The sole factors are the workload and the order of steps," says Naoki Yoshida.
Natsuko Ishikawa is slated to return as main scenario writer on the latest expansion.
Final Fantasy 14 producer Naoki Yoshida says the development team's condensed schedule doesn't leave much room for working on ports for other platforms.
However, the sheer challenge of updating ten years of assets is a big consideration.