Square Enix’s design team has definitely not cut any corners in bringing us immersive settings arguably more beautiful than the content of A Realm Reborn. The video also shows off a music score equally as epic as the environments and exceptionally fitting.The second video is a first look at many of the new skills that will be coming with the expansion as they are in game. It’s hard to tell exactly, but it looks as though each class will be getting 3 to 4 new skills or “Job Actions.” It also shows the skills for the three brand new classes: Astrologian, Dark Knight, and Machinist.Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward is available now for pre-order for the PS3, PS4, and PC and will release on June 23rd with an early access on June 19th.The most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game on Steam isn’t what you may think it is. It’s not The Elder Scrolls Online, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Rift, or Eve Online. It’s Tera, which only launched 3 weeks ago on May 5 for Steam.
According to data from SteamCharts.com, over the past three weeks the game has peaked with 18,454 concurrent players. To put that into perspective, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm only peaked at 7,401 players, EVE Online peaked at 3,690, and The Elder Scrolls Online had an all-time peak of 5,067.These numbers don’t recognize the game as a whole however, just those that use Steam to log into the game. In total, there are more than 4.5 million Tera accounts for North American players and more than 20 million worldwide. The MMO first launched in 2012.Square Enix is off to a great start this year with some pretty good reviews about Final Fantasy Type-0 HD back in March, and positive feedback from Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae. So what should we expect from Square Enix at E3 2015? Well, let’s get that question answered.We should expect to see many different trailers from many different games and franchises.One thing that is worth mentioning is that Square Enix will have its own conference. Oddly enough, this is scheduled the same day as Nintendo’s briefing conference (strange, right?).