Final Fantasy XIV Dev Diary Chapter Two: Story and Lore

New Final Fantasy XIV dev diary explores the lore of Heavensward

Final Fantasy XIV


Square Enix today released a new video in which the creative staff behind Final Fantasy XIV offers their insights into the challenges of creating a storyline and lore befitting the Final Fantasy series.

The video introduces the all-star cast behind the creation of the Square Enix’s ambitious MMORPG,  including the game’s Main Scenario Writer Kazutoyo Maehiro, World Lore Creator Banri Oda, and English Localization Lead Michael Christopher Koji Fox. In this video, each member of the development team provides their own unique perspectives and goals in working together to create the massively multiplayer game’s rich lore that brings Final Fantasy XIV‘s tale to life.

For a look at the work behind creating the game’s ambitious storyline, check out the Dev Diary Chapter Two: Story and Lore video below courtesy of Square Enix :


So, have you been playing much Final Fantasy XIV these days? If so, how do you think the game’s story stacks up compared to the rest of the games in the crowded genre? We’d love to hear what you think, so be sure to sound off in the comments section below and let us know what you think.

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