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Going Up: Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward Expansion

The usual MMORPG expansion fare

Square Enix announced Final Fantasy XIV's first expansion this weekend. It's named Heavensward and does the usual MMORPG expansion things.

Look, it's 8 o'clock on Monday morning. I don't know what you want from me. Is it jokes? Do you want jokes? Here: What do ghosts use to wash their hair? Shamboo! What. Isn't that enough? What do you want? Do you want blood? Is that it? BLOOD? You can have it. Go on. Take it. Take all of this blood. I've even put it in a bucket for you. Oh I don't know why you've gone all wan now, have you changed your mind? Oh, you only wanted to know a little more about Heavensward? Oh. Okay then.

Heavensward will add a new race, a higher level cap, new jobs, new dungeons, new raids, new areas, new items and recipes, airships, and other typical MMORPG expansion stuff. The expansion's due in spring 2015, but Squeenix will have a little more to say about it on Saturday. For now, you can pore over the slides from the announcement this past weekend to scrape out a few more odds and ends, if you fancy, or have a gander at this here pretty cinematic 'teaser' trailer with some very fancy armour that makes shinggg-shonk! noises as it shifts and locks. That's probably too cool (and too minute a detail (which is perhaps where cool lies?)) to be in the game.

This has me starting my Monday with Heaven's Blade, so you can too:

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