Last Sunday I finally finished Shadowbringers. What a journey it was! I said this in my "Shadowbringers First Impressions" post and I will say it again, this is the best expansion that Final Fantasy XIV had so far. I am even kinda afraid that they won't be able to top this one with the next expansions but if they get close that will be good enough for me. 🙂
Anyway, now that I finished the whole expansion here are some more thoughts about it. Consider it as a kind of addendum to my previous post about the expansion.
Again, I will try to not spoil anything for those who didn't start playing through it yet. I will also try to not ramble too much. XD
Shadowbringers, the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, officially launched this Tuesday. Although for those of us that pre-ordered it actually started on last Friday.
This might have been the smoothest expansion launch I've seem in any game. The only issue I had was on Friday where the launcher would throw an error when I tried to update the game. I tried everything I could think of and solutions I found online but none worked. Then the next day it just worked flawlessly somehow and there have been no issues since then. *knocks on wood*
Since then I have been playing the game any time I could and have been slowly making progress in the main storyline. I am currently at level 74 and just finished the second dungeon of the expansion.
In this post I will try my best to give my thoughts on the story so far, without spoilers, and some of the mechanical changes and additions to the game.
Nothing like a looming expansion release to remind you how much you have neglected a game. There were so many things I wanted to have done by now but unfortunately I got distracted by other games and now I have to play catch-up.
To make matters worse there are two events going on right now and I want to do them all. Granted, the "Make It Rain" campaign isn't a big deal since there isn't anything I really need from the Gold Saucer right now. And the Lost Allagan Tomes are just stuff that is more convenient to get through it. Missing either wouldn't really hurt me in any way.
Silly whining aside, here is what I have been up to in Final Fantasy XIV: