Work alone or as a group, but get it done!
In Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, the beautiful upcoming MMO from Square Enix, there is no shortage of things to do. From leveling, to crafting, to emoting in town, it seems like there's always something for everyone. If you're one of the brave souls looking for fame and fortune, FF14 has you covered with a number of duties like quests, FATEs, instanced dungeons, and guildhests.
Quests in Final Fantasy 14 come in all sorts of varieties. There are main quests, side quests, and class and job quests. Main quests are story quests that influence the course of history and allow you to interact with important NPCs. Side quests are the ones that are featured the most. These are the quests given by random NPCs who need your help punching bees or gathering items. Class and job quests will require you to use the unique talents of your profession to complete.
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that invites you to explore the realm of Eorzea with friends from around the world.
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn lets you party up and adventure with a multitude of players from across the globe. Forge friendships, mount chocobos, and board airships as you and your companions create your own unique stories in Eorzea. All the classic elements from the series that you have come to know and love are waiting!
Set out alone or enlist the aid of friends as you undertake epic quests, battle familiar FINAL FANTASY monsters, and acquire unique abilities and equipment. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime to help reforge the fate of Eorzea!
FATEs, or Full Active Time Events, are basically random battles out in the world that can be taken on by groups of players for rewards and experience. At any time, three or more FATEs can be active on a map, and players hae to cooperate in order to achieve the goal. Some FATEs ask adventures to kill waves of monsters, while others task you with squaring off against colossal foes, or raiding an enemy encampment. There are all sorts of FATEs and you can run in and join as many as you'd like during your adventures.
Instanced dungeons, the focus of our most recent Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn preview, allow players to test their strength and ability to work with others. There are currently six instances in the game, ranging from burial sites, sea grottoes, deep mines, spooky mansions, a former coliseum of champions, and even a goblin settlement.
Finally, Guildhests allow adventures to team up in small groups to take on quests that are just too tough to solo. Guildhests are instances quests that immediately transport players to a battleground upon receiving them. There, they can focus on the task at hand without being distracted by other players. There are a variety of different Guildhests, and each offer fresh enemies and obstacles to overcome.
If you're interested in learning more about Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, take a look at part one, two, and three of our extensive coverage. FF14: ARR will be out on the PC and PlayStation 3 on August 27.
Source: Square Enix