Final Fantasy XIV Celebrates the New Year

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has just celebrated Christmas with a special event. Now, gamers can celebrate the New Year in Final Fantasy XIV with the Heavensturn event.

To celebrate the Year of the Ram, Final Fantasy XIV players will be able to receive a number of sheep themed items. Beginning December 31st, players will be able to take on the Heavensturn event. Players will be able to receive sheep themed armor, as well as a sheep minion. Players will also be able to get various decorations as well.

A remake of Final Fantasy XIV Online, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn first released in 2013. A PlayStation 4 version of the game was released in 2014. The game features a cross-play feature that allows players of the different platforms to be able to play together. In A Realm Reborn, players create a character from one of five races: the human like Hyur, the elf-like Elezen, and tiny Lalafell, the bulky Roegadyn, and the cat-like Miqo’te. Since the game’s release, Final Fantasy XIV as seen a number of updates. While these updates have added a bit of content, the game’s first full expansion will release in Spring of 2015. The update, entitled Heavensward, will add a new storyline, and the ability to build ships. The level cap will be raised to 60, and there will be a new playable race, as well as a couple of new jobs. While A Realm Reborn features combat classes, there are crafting classes as well. These include blacksmith and alchemist classes, as well as gatherers such as miners and fishers. While the game has strong PvE elements, there are modes of PvP for those that wish to take on other players.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is available for PC, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. The Heavensturn event will last from December 31st to January 14th.